Dr. David’s Tooth Talk
A lot of us as kids didn’t have the best oral hygiene and had to have several fillings placed because of decay. When those fillings were placed the dentist usually used amalgam fillings. Now as adults we notice that when we open our mouth those amalgam fillings are very dark and easily seen.
Call us: (928) 445-8980 Se Habla EspañolWays To Achieve Whiter TeethDo you look in the mirror and feel that your teeth aren’t as white as they used to be? Do you notice yourself smiling less because of the color of your teeth? If you have some concerns about the color...
Tooth erosion occurs when your teeth are exposed to acids from food, drink, and other sources. It’s different from tooth decay, which occurs as a result of acid secreted by oral bacteria. Where tooth decay attacks specific regions of a tooth, tooth erosion affects all the exposed surfaces of the teeth.
One thing dentists around the country struggle with is canceled appointments. This isn’t just a problem for our office, it can seriously impact your oral and overall health. Here are some things to consider before canceling your upcoming appointment.
There are many common ways to hit and/or hurt your jaw. From a simple fall to accidents to wrestling with family, friends, or children, and to car or motorcycle accidents, jaw blows are common.
There have been amazing advancements in dentistry over the last 20+ years. For example, metal fillings were once quite commonly used, however, today modern dentists tend to avoid them in favor of metal-free fillings.
Your mouth is a gateway to infection, inflammation and systemic disease.; ignore it at your own risk. Skipping basic oral hygiene and dental checkups can not only lead to a dingy smile but to serious health problems.
The benefits and importance of visiting your dentist regularly is very well known. Only a dentist or dental hygienist can eliminate hardened plaque from beneath the gum line and detect gum disease and tooth decay before it leads to unhealthier problems.
Dental crowns provide full coverage that will restore function and cosmetics for damaged teeth. In the past, crowns used to be made of gold; today contemporary dental crowns are usually made of durable ceramic and provide cosmetic appeal while restoring function, protection, and strength to the teeth. With no metal, crowns can create a beautiful, natural-looking smile. Below are some of the individuals who should consider and can benefit from dental crowns.
Dental implants have been available for many decades. However, for most patients, they are still a relatively new concept. When considering the cost of dental implants and comparing quotes in the Prescott area, there are several important points that you should keep in mind.