Curious About Dental Crowns? Information You Should Know

Posted on: 24 March 2017

If you are curious about dental crowns, you may be surprised at everything they can do to help your teeth. For example, they can be used if you crack one of your teeth. Below is some more information about dental crowns. You will find this information even more helpful if your dentist ever recommends you have one. Dental Crowns Can Hide Flaws If you have any flaws in your teeth, such as a tooth that is misshapen or discolored, a dental crown can make the tooth look normal again.
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Braces: Not Just For Childern

Posted on: 22 January 2015

Are you afraid to smile because you have crooked teeth? Do you have pain or discomfort when eating? Well, if you do, then you are a prime candidate for adult braces. Many people think that braces are only for kids. That's not true. Many adults decide to correct their teeth using braces. Sometimes their families didn't have the money to pay for braces when they were growing up. Maybe the issue didn't become a problem until later on in life.
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Allergic To Salt? Don't Use Oil-Pulling As A Substitute To Heal Your Extraction Site

Posted on: 13 January 2015

After a dentist, such as William J Guthrie DDS PC, extracts your tooth, he or she may recommend that you rinse the extraction site with warm, salty water to help it heal faster. If you're allergic to the iodine in salt, you may be tempted to use other methods, such as oil-pulling, to heal your extraction site. But that might be a bad idea. A small blood clot covers the empty tooth socket of your extraction site.
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Does Your Young Child Need A Dental Crown?

Posted on: 30 December 2014

If your little one has recently damaged or lost one of their baby teeth, it is not unusual to assume that it is safe to allow the area to stay empty until the permanent tooth appears. Unfortunately, depending on the age of your child and the extent of the damage that the accident caused to the underlying tooth, doing so can be an expensive and painful mistake. A crown is used to contain severe tooth decay and damage, and if it is left untreated, dental infection is likely.
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