What You Need to Know About a Root Canal Procedure
24 October 2022
If you've noticed sensitivity around a tooth that seems to get worse when you drink hot or cold liquids, you may have an infection of the soft tissue. In this situation, a dentist may recommend a root canal, and if you've never been through one of these procedures before, you may be wondering what it is and what's involved. How will the treatment unfold?
Why the Work Is Required
Below the hard part of the tooth (the crown) and protective dentin is a much softer material known as pulp.
How Serious is a Broken Cusp on Your Tooth?
7 September 2022
Of the many types of fractures that a tooth can experience, a fractured cusp can seem very dramatic. A large, raised point of the tooth's peak (its biting surface) has broken off, and this is the cusp in question. It's a prominent breakage, and one that you're almost certain to notice. However, it's also quite easy to repair. So what should you do when you experience a fractured cusp?
What You Might Need To Understand Before Choosing Invisalign
11 July 2022
If you've been searching for different types of braces, you may have come across the term Invisalign. These braces look like clear or colourless mouthguards that you can easily take out of your mouth when needed, unlike traditional metallic braces. People tend to lean towards Invisalign braces because of their classy appearance, but you need to understand some things before choosing them.
What do Invisalign braces fix?
Invisalign braces treat almost all cases of crooked or misaligned teeth, overbites, underbites and even small gaps between teeth.
Key Benefits of Sedation Dentistry
4 April 2022
Dentistry has come a long way, and the strides made can be attributed to advancements in technology. However, one area of dentistry that continues to develop is sedation. Notably, sedation dentistry refers to the use of relaxing medication on patients during dental procedures. Today, dentists use various sedatives to help patients feel as comfortable as possible. Some of the most common sedation options include oral sedation, inhaled sedation (nitrous oxide), IV sedation, and general anesthesia.