Many people have a basic understanding of general dentistry and family dentistry. However, some dental specialties, such as prosthodontics, may be less familiar. Here is a bit of information about prosthodontics to help you better understand this area of dentistry. What Exactly Is Prosthodontics? Prosthodontics is an American Dental Association-recognized area of dentistry that involves the treatment of people with missing or inadequate teeth or who have problems with the maxillofacial and oral tissues. [Read More]
How To Make Your Child More Comfortable After A Tooth Falls Out
Losing baby teeth is a completely normal process to go through, but so are growing pains. Children can be left sore after a tooth falls out, even if nothing external was done to speed up the process of it coming out. If your child has recently lost a tooth and is complaining of discomfort or you just want to help reduce the risk of an infection developing, here's what you need to do. [Read More]
The Importance Of Brushing Your Tongue
If you are like most people, you probably brush your teeth once or twice each day, but do you ever take time to brush your tongue? Brushing your tongue might be something you forget to do, or it might be something you really do not see any importance in. The problem with not brushing your tongue is that it opens up the potential for you to develop problems in your mouth, and here are a few things you should understand about brushing your tongue. [Read More]
What Are Attachments With Invisalign?
If you are contemplating braces for your teeth, have you looked into Invisalign? Invisalign is a newer type of system designed to straighten teeth in a way that is almost invisible. This type of system works with clear plastic aligners, which move your teeth little by little, and in some cases, they require the use of attachments. Here are several things to understand about the aligners used with this system and the attachments you might need. [Read More]