Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Root Canal Treatment Explained: The Why & How

Root canal treatment is used to repair and save the tooth instead of removing it if you have a severely damaged, decaying or a seriously infected tooth. The process: Pulp is soft tissue inside your tooth that contains nerves, blood vessels and provides nourishment for your tooth. It can become infected if you have: A [...]

By |Oct 25 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wisdom Teeth- why we have them & what to do if they cause discomfort

Adults can have up to 32 teeth. The wisdom teeth are the last to appear, right at the very back of your mouth. They usually appear when you are between the ages of 17 and 25, although sometimes they appear many years later. People often have jaws that are too small for all 32 teeth [...]

By |Oct 22 2018|oral health|0 Comments

Gum Disease Explained: Prevention & Treatment

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss. Because gum disease (also know was periodontal disease) is usually painless, you may not know you have it. It is caused by plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on [...]

By |Oct 15 2018|general dentist, oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments

The When & Why of Orthodontics

The When of Orthodontics: Whether you are 8 or 80, it is the same physiological process that moves your teeth in orthodontics. Because adults have denser bone tissue than children, treatment may take a little longer, but age does not keep teeth from moving. The process can be as simple as consulting your local specialist [...]

By |Oct 8 2018|orthodontics|0 Comments
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