Adult dental pain may be related to cavities and bone disorders, such as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. It may also be caused by periodontal disease, which is an advanced form of gingivitis. Periodontal disease not only causes bleeding gums, gum inflammation, and sore gums, but it can also cause damage to the underlying bones that support your teeth. Abscesses can also cause dental pain in adults. Here are some diagnostic and treatment interventions your adult dentistry professional may recommend for your dental pain.
30 May 2023
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots. The implanted portion is a small titanium alloy screw, placed in your jawbone. As soon as the bone heals around the implant, a prosthetic tooth (made of porcelain) is attached. The appeal of a dental implant is its natural appearance, and because it's the only artificial tooth that's actually anchored in the jaw (and so has the same bite force as a natural tooth). It's as natural a tooth as dental science can offer, but that offer depends on the strength of your jawbone.
26 April 2023
If you have stains on your teeth, whether due to drinking coffee or an injury, you may feel self-conscious about your smile. Luckily, you have some options. While you may be considering an at-home whitening treatment to save money, you should think about investing in professional teeth whitening services. Here are a few benefits of seeing a cosmetic dentist for a teeth whitening treatment. Stronger Whitening Results At-home teeth whitening kits may help with lighter stains, but they are not as effective with deeper stains.
17 March 2023
If you place excess stress on a dental crown or if it's very old, it may start to become loose. A dental crown is attached to your natural tooth using dental cement, and the cement will degrade and lose the ability to keep the crown in place over time. A loose crown is more likely to fall out, which will expose the natural tooth underneath to decay. If you have a loose dental crown, read on to learn what you need to do in order to fix it.
3 February 2023
There comes a time in every denture wearer's life when things start to slip. Yes, your dentures will eventually begin to slip out of position—first infrequently, then becoming a regular problem, and then your dentures will barely fit anymore. Although it might be annoying and even a little alarming, this is perfectly standard behavior for dentures. What causes it, and what needs to be done about it? Made for You
29 December 2022
Tooth extraction is one of the most common dental procedures. It's also one of the most feared dental procedures, especially for people that have never had a tooth extracted before. One way to relieve the fear of dental extractions is to understand the procedure and the processes involved. There are two main types of tooth extraction. Normal tooth extractions are simple and don't require surgery. But in more complicated tooth extractions, surgery may be required.
14 October 2022
A root canal is a very common endodontic procedure. Dentists across the country perform more than 15 million root canals yearly, or an average of more than 41,000 daily. Although root canals are often dreaded as painful procedures, they are virtually pain-free. While needing this procedure is news most patients do not want to hear, there are numerous advantages to having the treatment. Here are a few. 1. Saving Your Natural Teeth There are many dental procedures on the market today to replace a tooth.
14 October 2022