Build Stronger Teeth

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Build Stronger Teeth

Everyone knows the basics of good dental care. Brush your teeth after every meal, floss every day, see your dentist at least twice a year. It sounds simple. But what if you still don’t have strong, healthy teeth? Weak enamel can be a genetic weakness, or it can be caused by other conditions, like Celiac disease. I’ve always had weak enamel, so I started looking into ways that I could increase the strength of my teeth, and found that dietary changes could make a big difference. I started this blog to share my experience, and to talk about other ways you can make your teeth stronger and healthier. There are lots of things that you can do to improve your dental health. You just have to find them.

Understanding Root Canals

A root canal is a restorative treatment for teeth that have been damaged by decay or trauma. The dental procedure involves removing the infected or damaged pulp from inside the tooth. The pulp is the soft living material in the tooth's interior. It contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue. Thus, the root canal procedure offers relief from dental discomfort since the inflamed nerves that may be causing the tooth to ache are removed when the pulp is extracted. Read More 

What To Expect When Having A Cavity Filled

Do you have a tooth with a cavity in it that needs to be filled, but you've never had a cavity before? You're likely feeling nervous about what to expect for your trip to the dentist to have it filled. Here is what you need to know so that you can have realistic expectations. You May Not Feel Any Discomfort One of the benefits of going to the dentist regularly is that you can catch tooth decay when it is early. Read More 

What to Know About Dry Sockets

If you are having a tooth extracted, be aware that a common complication that can happen afterward is a dry socket. It happens when a blood clot fails to develop in the empty socket or the blood clot becomes dislodged prematurely. Here is what you need to know about this potential complication. Why Does a Blood Clot Form? The purpose of a blood clot is to protect the socket of your tooth like a protective barrier, which protects the bone and soft tissue. Read More