Patients often tell me and ask me this when a cavity is diagnosed. Small cavities are generally pain free and are very affordable to treat. However, if they grow, and believe me they will, they will end up costing much more as the required filling becomes larger, and once they reach the nerve of the [...]
Although implants are the best treatment for tooth replacement (since no drilling is done on other teeth to hook the fake tooth), they may not be for everyone. Make sure you seek a consultation with a reputable, trusted and experienced dentist before accepting treatment.
1. Letting kids brush alone Since most children don’t have the motor skills to brush effectively until they’re 8 years old, parents need to supervise brushing and check to make sure every surface of each tooth is clean. “It’s not that they don’t want to do a good job, they’re just not physically capable yet,” [...]
Fatty acids from bacteria present in gum disease may cause Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS)-related lesions and tumors in the mouth. The information comes from a study by Case Western Reserve University. The researchers analyzed how byproducts in the form of fatty acids cause the growth of the lesions. This finding could result in early saliva testing [...]