The first molar teeth help grind down food to a small size that is safe to swallow. Located near the back of your mouth, the first molars are followed by the second molars and wisdom teeth, if erupted. If your first molar becomes cracked, harmful oral bacteria gains access to the center of your tooth and can create a painful infection that can also threaten the life of the tooth.…Read More »
What Do You Know About Oral Care Mistakes?
Have you been told that you need a root canal? Are you feeling apprehensive about what you’ll be facing during and after the procedure? Oral surgery has been a cosmetic staple for decades, so much so that you may be expecting the procedure to be difficult and uncomfortable. Fortunately, in the hands of a professional, the reality should be far from what you might be thinking if you watch a lot of television.…Read More »
If you have have several missing teeth in a row, your dentist may put in a dental bridge, which is made up of two or more crowns. These crowns, which are typically made of porcelain or ceramic fused to a base metal for added strength, will take the place of the missing teeth and add support for the teeth around them. Although dental bridges can be costly even with insurance, they have many benefits.…Read More »