Gum Disease and Dental Hygiene Dr. Meden explains how important it is to have your teeth checked and cleaned regularly, to avoid serious gum problems and advanced tooth decay. Learn more about gum disease. Learn more about preventing dental problems.
Chances are you’ve had at least one filling. Fillings are what your dentist puts into your cavity after he or she removes the tooth decay. Even though it is mostly standard procedure, there are a few things you should keep in mind when get a cavity. 1. Get It Filled It may sound like a [...]
When your tooth gets infected or starts decaying, your dentist may suggest a root canal. And you’ve probably heard they’re not fun. They are, however, important. What Is a Root Canal? When the nerve or pulp of a tooth are damaged or infected, they need to be removed. The pulp chamber is the soft inside [...]
We all know that what we eat affects our teeth. A healthy diet of fruits and vegetables, dairy and meat in moderation, along with good dental hygiene, can keep our teeth healthy and strong. Soda (including diet sodas), candy, and other starchy and sticky foods, on the other hand, can damage our teeth and weaken [...]
Going to the dentist is something we all know we should do, but the truth is that it often gets overlooked. Most of us only start to think about the seeing the dentist when something bad happens like a toothache or a broken tooth, but the problem with that is that we're inviting a whole [...]