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Missing Teeth Problems and How to Avoid Them

Teeth fall out for a number of reasons, the most common being tooth decay, gum disease, and mouth injuries. A lost tooth may not seem like a big deal, but it can cause serious oral and physical health issues if left untreated. Learn the most common problems caused by tooth loss and how to avoid … Continued

5 Warning Signs You Have an Impacted Wisdom Tooth

Wisdom teeth typically emerge between the ages of 17 and 25. Unfortunately, as the last teeth in the dental arch, there is often inadequate room for them to emerge correctly. This causes your wisdom teeth to emerge crooked or fail to erupt, leading to impaction. Impaction can cause numerous oral health issues, including crooked teeth, … Continued

Common Causes of Tooth Sensitivity After a Filling

A tooth filling is an effective way to eliminate decay and restore the look and function of your tooth. However, after a dental filling, it is common to experience some mild, temporary sensitivity to hot, cold, or sweet substances after the numbing agent wears off. Tooth sensitivity after a dental filling shouldn’t last for more … Continued

6 Reasons You Need a Dental Crown Instead of a Filling

If you have a chipped or cracked tooth, you need to seek dental treatment to prevent decay and further damage. The most common treatment options for tooth damage are fillings and dental crowns. A filling uses tooth-colored composite resin to fill the hole in your tooth and prevent decay. Alternatively, a dental crown is a … Continued

How Does Anemia Affect Your Dental Health?

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute reports anemia as the leading blood disorder in the United States, affecting over 3 million people. Anemia results from an insufficient number of red blood cells to carry oxygen and vitamins through the body or from poorly functioning red blood cells. Symptoms of anemia include tiredness, shortness of … Continued

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