Beyond Prescription Pain Medication: Five Ideas for Dealing With Pain While Recovering From Dental Work
3 October 2016
If you are one of the many people who has been affected by an addiction to prescription pain medications, you may want to avoid pain medication, even when other people commonly use it. In particular, if you have had a root canal, a tooth extraction or other dental procedure, you may not want to take prescription pain medication. Luckily, there are lots of other options.
Here are some ideas to try.
Improve Your Smile with these 4 Cosmetic Dental Procedures for Your Damaged Teeth
19 September 2016
Broken or cracked teeth can be really painful, especially when your teeth are exposed to extreme temperatures. For instance, when you eat a hot potato and immediately take some cold water, you would wish that the broken tooth was removed completely. Besides the pain, a damaged tooth can also be uncomfortable when chewing food. Also, your self-esteem can be greatly affected when the cracked tooth is an incisor because it can prevent you from achieving that perfect smile.
Hypodontia: How Could it Affect Your Child?
30 August 2016
Children's teeth develop at different rates. However, if you notice that your child appears to be missing some of their baby teeth, or that their adult teeth are appearing very slowly, it is possible your child may have a condition called hypodontia.
What is hypodontia?
Hypodontia is a genetic condition which results in between 1 and 6 adult teeth failing to develop and grow in your child's mouth. Hypodontia is usually caused by the lack of dental lamina tissue beneath the gums which is vital for tooth growth.
When is it time to remove baby teeth?
17 August 2016
Children usually naturally lose their baby teeth over their children to create a gap so that their adult teeth can descend into the jaw. However, sometimes this does not proceed as it should and parents may need to take the child to a dentist to get some extra assistance in extracting the baby teeth.
Here are some indications you may need to take your child to the paediatric dentist.
There are indications of decay