If you have recently noticed that it is painful to eat food or drink certain beverages, you may have a cracked or decaying tooth. Sometimes people have cracked teeth and are unaware of it. This is because some cracks are not obvious to the naked eye, but a dentist can see them by using magnification. Cracked teeth that do not get treated pose the risk of bacteria entering the cracks, where they can cause decay.…Read More »
What Do You Know About Oral Care Mistakes?
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be a nicotine user to get oral cancer. In fact, many cases of oral cancer are caused by the certain strains of the HPV virus, which is a sexually transmitted disease, and the rate of people who get oral cancer from the virus is expected to outnumber those who get cervical cancer by 2020. So just because you don’t smoke doesn’t mean you are in the clear.…Read More »
Even though your child’s baby teeth will eventually fall out, it is important to keep them healthy so that the permanent teeth grow in correctly. There are a few dental problems that are frequently found in young children that every parent should be aware of. Here are three common early childhood dental problems and how you can prevent them. Teeth Grinding Many children will grind their teeth while they are asleep, although some will develop a tooth-grinding habit while they are awake.…Read More »