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6 Causes of Tooth Wear

Tooth wear is different from tooth decay. It’s when your enamel is lost because of chemical and mechanical damage. While damage from tooth decay is localized to specific areas and can be treated with simple tooth-colored fillings, tooth wear is more likely to need treatment with dental crowns and possibly an entire smile makeover because [...]

4 Signs It’s Time to Stop Waiting on Braces

For many people, the decision about when to get braces was made for them: your dentist talked to your parents about them, and you got them when you were young. However, for people who didn’t get braces when they were young, how do you know now’s the time to straighten your teeth? Here [...]

By |September 4th, 2019|Braces|

Super Erupted Teeth Can Be Damaged or Lost

Our teeth have two parts. There’s the top, called the crown, which is made of highly attractive enamel. The enamel is highly attractive, and it’s durable, capable of holding up to the daily stresses of exposure, including attacks by acid from food, drink, and oral bacteria. But in super eruption (also called overeruption), [...]

Dental Implant Health Should Be Measured Differently, Study Says

Dental implants are very similar to natural teeth in many ways. They look and function like natural teeth. They are cared for very similar to natural teeth. But they’re not exactly the same as natural teeth. The direct connection between the implant and the bone is a different structure than the ligament [...]

Sugary Drinks Linked to Cancer in New French Study

We know that sugar consumption is the primary reason why people develop cavities. The rapid increase in consumption of sugary beverages is one of the chief driving forces behind rising sugar intake. This means that, despite all the increases in dental technology, we aren’t able to eliminate the risk of cavities.  Now a new French [...]