Patients will typically get their wisdom teeth shortly after reaching adulthood. They'll typically get those wisdom teeth extracted just as quickly. However, some people will develop wisdom teeth that are initially healthy. They might be able to hold onto those wisdom teeth for years without getting them extracted. Not All Young Adults Will Need to Get Their Wisdom Teeth Extracted Right Away Some people will more or less plan for their wisdom teeth extractions at some point during their early adult years. [Read More]
What You Can Do To Prevent Dental Implant Infections
Dental implants are often the best ways to replace a missing tooth. The implant itself is surgically implanted into your jawbone, which takes the place of your natural tooth's root. Then it's covered with a crown that blends in seamlessly with the rest of your smile, so no one can tell which tooth is an implant. As effective and durable as dental implants can be, if you don't properly care for the surgical site or don't ask questions about the type of implant your dentist uses then you risk developing an infection. [Read More]
Sealants For Baby Teeth: Does Your Child Need Them?
One misconception that you may have about baby teeth is that they do not need to be cared for like adult teeth. They'll eventually come out, which can cause you to have the mindset that proper oral health is not necessary. However, baby teeth are just as prone to getting cavities, which can lead to pain that needs to be addressed by a dentist. That is why you may want to consider sealants for your child's baby teeth. [Read More]
Does Your Child Have A Lot Of Cavities? Switch To A Pediatric Dentist
If you have been seeing a general dentist for your child and you think that they have had an abnormal amount of cavities or dental problems, it's time to see a pediatric dental specialist. There are a lot of services you can have done when you take your child there, and you want to find a root to your child's oral health problems. Here are some of the things that you want to talk with the pediatric specialist about so that you can try to improve things for your child. [Read More]