Stages of tooth decay- more people need to know this. Don't put off going for check ups or treatment ( due to being nervous OR money ). How a simple filling can turn into a root canal with time. Catch things early
What is calculus and what dangers does it pose to your oral health? Calculus (also referred to as tartar) is a calcified, hardened form of dental plaque. When plaque and bacteria are left on your teeth for too long it begins to harden on the teeth and the result is calculus that can only be removed by your #dentist or #hygienist as it is too thick to remove with a simple tooth brush or floss.
WHAT IS A BRIDGE? Bridges offer a permanent, fixed replacement for one or more missing teeth. The teeth either side of the gap are prepared by your dentist and the replacement teeth are bonded to these teeth to ‘bridge the gap’. Using a bridge helps prevent the remaining teeth from drifting out of position if an empty space is left uncorrected which can cause bite problems and some discomfort.
Split Tooth. A split tooth is often the result of the long term progression of a cracked tooth. The split tooth is identified by a crack with distinct segments that can be separated. A split tooth can never be saved intact. The position and extent of the crack, however, will determine whether any portion of the tooth can be saved. In rare instances, endodontic treatment and a crown or other restoration by your dentist may be used to save a portion of the tooth.
Dentaltown - After you brush do you finish cleaning your teeth with floss? Did you know if you don’t floss you miss cleaning 35% of your teeth? #Dentist #Dentistry #Floss #Brush #Toothbrush #Dentaltown #Hygienist #DentalHygiene #DentalHygienist #Hygienetown #Orthotown