Showing posts from June, 2018

What to do if your tooth gets knocked out

Summer is in full force, and with warmer weather and all of the wonderful sports and activities that come with it-  some minor accidents are bound to occur. The American Association of Endodontists reports that “More than five million teeth are knocked out every year in children and adults.” Typically these accidents occur during sports or other physical activities, and most of the time, the tooth can be successfully replanted if proper emergency steps are followed. If a tooth is knocked out, do not panic. Pick the tooth up by the crown (the part you chew with) and not the root. Gently rinse it in water only. Do not scrub, use soaps or chemicals, or dry the tooth! You’ll want to keep the tooth moist. Ideally, you should plug the tooth back into the socket and hold it there with your finger. If this is not an option, you can place the tooth in a glass of milk, hold it inside your mouth (against your cheek), or use an emergency tooth preservation kit. Do not store the tooth in water, a…

6 Reasons to restore missing teeth

Do you have missing teeth? Are you one of the numerous adults that have lost their teeth do to gum disease, accidental trauma, failed root canals, decay, etc.?
Missing teeth can affect your self-esteem and cause you to miss out on your favorite foods. So what is the solution you may ask? Dental implants can raise your self-confidence again as they look and feel just like your own teeth. Dental implants could be the best option for you. Just what are the perks of dental implants over other procedures for missing teeth? Why are dental implants frequently the first choice compared to other alternatives to recover missing or harmed teeth? Do you want to enjoy your life without worry about your teeth? What makes dental implants great and worth considering? Here are 6 reasons that dental implants have to offer and why teeth should be replaced. Reason #1- Closest Looking To Natural Healthy Teeth They are sturdy and also secure and can replace a missing tooth. It fits as well as looks like a na…