Forewarned Is Forearmed: Dental Developmental Stages Every Parent Needs to Know About
8 October 2015
Maintaining the health of your teeth is something that everyone needs to be concerned about from cradle to grave. Okay, so technically very few people need to worry about their teeth while still in the cradle (unless they happen to have been born with natal teeth). But from the moment a child's first baby teeth arrive, proper dental hygiene becomes vital. There are three major stages in a child's dental development, and parents need to be ready to face these challenges.
Three Ways Your Dental Practice Can Expand to Help the Community
31 August 2015
As a dentist you, know there is an increase in tooth decay, tooth loss, and severe dental issues. One of the contributing factors is the lack of dental care for certain demographics, such as people living below the poverty line and the elderly. You may want to expand your dental practice in order to help these various demographics. If you are just starting your research on ways to expand your dental practice, here are a few ways to consider.
Cracked Tooth? What You Need To Know
6 August 2015
Cracks in your teeth can cause pain, sensitivity to heat, cold and sweetness, and uncomfortable swelling of the gums. Here are the answers to some common questions you may have about cracked teeth.
What causes cracked teeth?
Cracks in your teeth can be caused by a number of different factors. If the fracture is in the tooth root, it could have been caused by long-standing gum disease that has weakened the jaw bone around the tooth root.
Dental Malocclusion: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options
7 July 2015
Malocclusion is the improper alignment of teeth which affects dental function and the general visual appeal. This type of condition can cause serious oral discomfort as well as other dental complications when left untreated. If you have mild or severe malocclusion, you should understand basic aspects of the condition. Here is a short description of the causes, symptoms and potential treatment procedures:
Causes of Malocclusion
Malocclusion is an inherited condition or trait which means that it is usually passed down along the generation line.