Knocked out teeth:
Many teeth are knocked out every year in children and adults. A tooth that has been knocked out of its socket can be successfully replanted and last for years. Call us as soon as possible after the tooth has been knocked out, preferably within 30 minutes. Quick action will increase the likelihood of saving the tooth.
Cracked teeth can usually be saved. The outer part of the tooth, the Enamel is the hardest substance in the body, stronger even than our bones! The Enamel can withstand a lot of wear and tear, but as we live longer and expose our teeth to stresses like clenching, grinding or chewing on hard objects, we can put our smiles at risk.
An abscessed tooth:
An abscess is a painful infection at the root or in the gum of a tooth.
Good oral hygiene is fundamental for overall health.
It is recommended to have a dental check up every 6 months and to have a scale and polish at least once a year.
Taking care of your gums is as important as taking care of your teeth. Gum disease is an infection of the gums, which is caused by plaque and can lead to a variety of health problems.
Good oral hygiene, flossing and brushing both teeth and gums twice a day after meals is vital in promoting over all health. Brush your gums as well as your teeth. Strong gums are important in preserving both teeth and gums. disease and tooth loss!