3 Dental Treatment Options For Ankylosis Of Teeth

Ankylosis of teeth is a rare dental condition where growing teeth fuse with the surrounding alveolar bone, which prevents full eruption and limits orthodontic treatments. The ankylosis can strike one tooth or multiple teeth with the number of teeth affected making the treatment more complicated. Failure to treat ankylosis can leave the tooth partially erupted, which makes the tooth vulnerable to cavities and infection. What are some of the potential dental treatment options from a general dentist, cosmetic dentistry specialist, and an orthodontist? Read More 

What Are The Dental Treatments Available For Coronal Dentin Dysplasia In Adult Teeth?

Coronal dentin dysplasia is a rare hereditary condition that causes problems in the dentin, or the strong inner tooth material that's covered with the enamel. Children with dentin dysplasia might have severely discolored baby teeth with deformities in the upper part of the root canal, which is called the pulp chamber. When the baby teeth fall out and the permanent teeth grow in, most of the severe damage is gone. But there is still the potential for dysplasia symptoms in adult teeth. Read More 

3 Ways To Whiten Your Teeth

If your teeth are not as white as they used to be, you may be considered a teeth-whitening application. Here are a few ways to whiten your teeth: Whitening Toothpaste  Whitening toothpaste includes the same gentle abrasive components that  non-whitening toothpaste does. However, in addition, they include whitening components, such as baking soda or peroxide. Still, whitening toothpaste is best used for light dental staining. Components, such as baking soda, help create an alkaline environment in the mouth to discourage tooth decay while also adding additional tooth-polishing capabilities. Read More 

Unexplained Jaw Problems? 4 Signs Of TMJ You Should Be Aware Of

If you've been experiencing problems with your jaw, and you haven't sustained any recent injuries, you should consult with your dentist. You may be suffering from a condition known as temporomandibular joint disorder or TMJ. TMJ can cause you to experience pain and discomfort in your jaw. Here are just a few of the symptoms that are most often associated with TMJ.  Unexplained Jaw or Neck Pain Problems with TMJ disorder can cause pain and discomfort in your neck and jaw. Read More 

Not Just About Looks: Other Reasons Why Orthodontic Treatment Is Worthwhile

If you have a crooked or misaligned smile, you have probably thought about how orthodontic treatment can improve your appearance. Since the appearance of your smile can have a huge effect on your self-esteem, this is more important than many people realize. However, you should know that orthodontic treatment can actually be beneficial for other reasons. These are some of the other reasons why it's worth it to see an orthodontist about your teeth. Read More