Posted: 23 May 2011
When is endodontic (root canal) treatment necessary?
Endodontic treatment treats the inside of the tooth and becomes necessary following permanent damage to the nerve. This usually occurs because of infection entering the tooth via decay, cracks, fractures and broken fillings. Infection may also gain access as a result of periodontal (“gum”) disease or if a tooth has suffered trauma. If this is left untreated, an abscess can develop.
Usually there is spontaneous pain, prolonged sensitivity to hot or cold, tenderness to touch and chewing, and tooth discolouration. Sometimes the nearby gum tissues may be swollen and tender. Occasionally, there is no pain.
There may be some…
Posted: 20 May 2011
Why are worn down teeth a problem for people?
People may be concerned about
• The appearance of their worn teeth
• Sensitivity associated with hot or cold drinks or foods
• Difficulty or soreness whilst chewing
• The lifespan of their teeth
Why are worn down teeth a problem for dentists?
It can be difficult to replace the lost tooth tissue in a reliable and natural looking way.
How do you treat worn down teeth? Do I need to visit your veneers Liverpool clinic?
• Treatment is focused on preventing any further tooth loss
• If you are aware of any…
Posted: 19 May 2011
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Posted: 18 May 2011
Teeth cleaning is the removal of dental plaque and tartar from teeth to prevent cavities, gingivitis, and gum disease. Severe gum disease causes at least one-third of adult tooth loss.
Tooth Decay is the most common global disease affecting every family
Since before recorded history, a variety of oral hygiene measures have been used for teeth cleaning. This has been verified by various excavations done all over the world, in which chew sticks, tree twigs, bird feathers, animal bones and porcupine quills were recovered. Many people used different forms of teeth cleaning tools. Indian medicine (Ayurveda) has used the neem tree (a.k.a. daatun) and its products to create teeth…
Posted: 13 May 2011
If you have suffered from tooth loss for any reason, lost one tooth, a few teeth or even all of your teeth, you are a candidate to be considered for dental implants. Implant dentistry has made great advances in recent years expanding the capabilities and techniques dental restoration. In comparison to more conventional solutions such as crowns, bridges and dentures, dental implants are more successful and last longer. Because of this the conventional methods are slowly becoming outdated.
Dental implants are the closest alternative to your natural teeth. They look, feel and function alike. People like to take pride in their appearance and missing front teeth can be embarrassing,…