Author: Dr. Orest Frangopol
Bad breath is inevitable. It plagues everyone at some point in life. Whether you struggle with bad breath on a regular basis or have occasional bouts that make people keep their distance, it's important to understand the common causes of bad breath and how they can be treated.
Tooth erosion consists of the tooth's protective enamel layer getting worn away. While erosion can occur naturally from biting and chewing, specific habits and conditions can accelerate the process, including the following: Sugary foods and drinks. Plaque bacteria feed on sugar. When the bacteria digest the sugar, they produce acid, leading to tooth erosion. Acidic foods Read more »
A bone graft is used to recreate bone and soft supporting tissues that have been lost as a result of periodontitis or another gum disease. What it's used for Bone grafts are a common treatment option for periodontitis, which involves inflammation of the gums and other structures that support the teeth. Over time, the bone support and Read more »
A smooth and trouble free recovery process is the key for every successful dental implant. Taking precautions and avoiding bad habits will not only reduce your pain, but will also allow you to heal quickly after the dental implant surgery. Consider these 5 tips ensure that your new implants will heal properly and last for many Read more »
Dental implants are substitute tooth roots that offer a solid infrastructure for either permanent or removable replacement teeth. They are intended to mimic a natural tooth aesthetic. As dental implants look and function just like natural teeth, no one will ever be able to tell the difference, including you. If you're missing a tooth or multiple Read more »