3 Problems That May Occur If Your Wisdom Teeth Remain In Place

Posted on: 27 April 2016
Your wisdom teeth are the final permanent teeth in your mouth to erupt from your gums. For some people, these teeth never fully break through the gums. Still, whether a wisdom tooth is un-erupted, partially erupted or fully erupted, there may be multiple problems associated with it. Here are a few issues that may occur: Crowding from Un-erupted Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth that have not erupted and are not properly aligned with in the jawbone can cause the other teeth to shift due to the pressure that the growing wisdom tooth places on adjacent teeth.
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Ways An Orthodontist Fixes An Overbite And Gap From A Missing Tooth

Posted on: 11 April 2016
If your teen child has an overbite and is congenitally missing a lower molar, an orthodontist might be able to fix these issues and straighten the child's teeth with braces and temporary anchorage devices (TADs). Here are several things you should realize about braces and these specific issues. How braces correct an overbite When a child has an overbite, it means that the child's upper jaw is positioned too far forward.
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Simply Brushing Is Not Enough! Follow These Tips To Prevent Gum Disease

Posted on: 16 March 2016
If you ask most people how to prevent gum disease, they'll tell you to brush your teeth. They're not wrong. However, they're not really telling you the whole story, either. Especially if you've been prone to gum disease in the past, simply brushing your teeth won't be enough to keep gum disease at bay. Here are some additional strategies you should be implementing. Cleaning your tongue. If you brush your teeth but don't brush your tongue, you're leaving a lot of oral bacteria behind in your mouth.
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2 Restorative Methods For Whitening Teeth That Have Weak Enamel

Posted on: 23 February 2016
Enamel can become weak for a number of reasons included regular consumption of acidic foods, poor dental habits, and sickness. Once the enamel becomes weak, the dentin will begin to show through your teeth. This causes your teeth to have a yellow hue and can lead to increased sensitivity. Weak enamel may not be as responsive to bleaching treatments as healthier enamel typically is. Therefore, if you want to whiten your teeth, restorative methods may be more effective and safer for your teeth.
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