Regular Teeth Brushing May Prevent Serious Illness

Some individuals get lazy about oral hygiene and don't bother to brush their teeth two or three times per day as recommended. Maybe they figure brushing before bedtime is pointless and that brushing after waking up does the job for the entire 24 hours. Some people confess to not even brushing every day. If you've become lax about brushing your teeth, understand that more serious complications can develop in addition to tooth decay and gum disease. Read More 

3 Cosmetic Dentistry Options Following Irreversible Pulpitis

Irreversible pulpitis refers to damage to the tooth's pulp that can't be fixed, meaning the tooth is essentially dead. Pulpitis can develop due to untreated trauma or infection that impacts the pulp, which is a collection of blood cells and nerve cells inside the root canal. If the problem is caught early, a dentist (such as one from Alliance Family Dental) can reverse the damage and restore your tooth. If the pulp dies, you will have a different treatment route that starts with a tooth extraction and ends with a dental replacement option. Read More 

Does Your Child Have Down Syndrome? 4 Dental Issues They May Have

Children with Down syndrome have more problems when it comes to their teeth and dental care due to physical and mental challenges. Below is some information about these problems so you can be prepared for them, and offer your child the best dental care that you can. Missing and Smaller Malformed Teeth Your child will likely have smaller teeth, and some of their teeth may never erupt. The roots on the teeth are typically shorter. Read More 

3 Dental Replacement Options For A Missing Tooth Next To A Dental Implant

Loss of a tooth usually leads to a dental replacement that will keep neighboring teeth from shifting into the gap, causing bite issues. But some of the replacement options require healthy, natural teeth on either side of the gap or a series of missing teeth around your mouth. If you only have one missing tooth and there's a dental implant on either or both sides, there are still some dental replacement options available. Read More 

Guidelines To Getting Dental Implant Surgery

Getting your teeth fixed means that you have to rely upon the health and service of capable dental professionals. In this regard, dental implants are one of the most important surgeries that you can get for your oral health, in that they replace your organic tooth with a false tooth, whenever the situation dictates it. With this in mind, you should consider some of the following information, in order to be sure that you can protect your oral health and get the absolute most out of it. Read More