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Disclaimer – Use At Your Own Risk: The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as advice for any individual case or situation. We will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with the use of the information from these blogs. All blogs are meant to be educational. We advise always consulting with a professional before attempting anything written in a blog. We can not guarantee all of the services that we write about in our blogs. Any attempt to perform anything written in a blog can result in serious injury or fatality without expert guidance and oversight.

Pros and Cons of Dental Bridges

September 30, 2020 621 Views

Are you trying to decide whether to go with a dental bridge or not? If you have one or more missing teeth or badly damaged teeth that cannot be restored, a bridge is one option for replacing them. There are definite advantages and disadvantages to bridges when compared to other solutions, such as dental implants. …

Can You Wear an Old Retainer to Straighten Teeth?

September 15, 2020 4900 Views

It has been years since you had your braces removed. You can’t remember the last time you wore your retainer. For the most part, everything is going well—you have finally managed to have your dream smile, with all straight teeth and pearly white. But then, something happens, something bad. After years of hard work through …

How to pull a loose permanent tooth

August 30, 2020 2740 Views

If you have a loose permanent tooth or teeth, see your dentist as soon as possible. You should not try to pull an adult (permanent) tooth on your own as it could lead to infection or other issues. While it may be healthy to gently remove a baby tooth that is already loose, you should …

Issues with Protruding Teeth

August 15, 2020 407 Views

If you have a child with protruding front teeth, you might worry about him or her being teased for having “buck teeth,” as kids often call them. But do you also know about the adverse effects, buck teeth can have on your child’s overall health? In this post, we will outline some issues that can …

Can I Get Braces on My Bottom Teeth Only?

July 30, 2020 1726 Views

Though it’s possible to get braces on your top or bottom teeth only (also known as single arch orthodontic treatment), it’s only suitable for some patients. For most, it may not be a good idea. It is rare, but some patients only need one-arch treatment. For example, they may already have perfect teeth on one …

Treating Swollen Gums with Braces

July 15, 2020 629 Views

Braces can cause swelling and pain in the gums. This happens when braces are new or being adjusted or due to a dental condition, such as gingivitis. In this article, we’ll go over how to get rid of swollen gums caused by braces and some prevention techniques. Causes Your gums may feel tender with braces …

Different Types of Tooth Pain

June 30, 2020 315 Views

Tooth pain can be of several types. Sometimes the pain is in a single tooth, and other times, several adjacent teeth prove painful. In some cases, pain occurs while chewing. While other times, hot or cold beverages/foods induce pain. Take a look at the different types of tooth pain. It will help you better understand …

Crown Lengthening Recovery Process

June 15, 2020 628 Views

The recovery time for crown lengthening is around three months. However, you’ll be able to continue your daily activities as your gums heal. You only need to avoid intense activity for the first 48 to 72. Heavy lifting, physically demanding job, and heavy exertion could hinder your healing and lead to more bleeding. Your surgeon …

3 Causes of Throbbing Tooth Pain

May 30, 2020 215 Views

Throbbing pain in a tooth shows that you might have tooth damage. Tooth decay or a cavity can also cause a toothache. A tooth infection can also result in throbbing tooth pain. Toothaches are usually caused by an infection or inflammation in the tooth. The soft pink pulp inside your tooth helps to keep it healthy …

Do You Experience Tooth Pain When Biting Down?

May 15, 2020 1931 Views

Have you ever experienced a toothache as in any pain, soreness or ache around the tooth? If yes, then you must have an idea of how irritating and unpleasant it is. In addition to sharp and dull pain, your tooth may have temperature sensitivity or find yourself in pain when chewing or biting down. So …

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