You’ve probably heard of this ailment referred to as “gum disease”. That’s one of the more common terms it goes by. However, many people also refer to it as “periodontitis” or “gingivitis”, which are both stages in gum/periodontal disease. This problem is a painful inflammation of the gums which can lead to pain, excessive bleeding, tooth decay, and tooth loss. Periodontal disease often results from a lack of proper dental hygiene or seeing your dentist for dental services on a regular basis. Continue reading “What Is Periodontal Disease?”
You may have heard this referred to by a number of names, such as “natural dentistry” or “organic dentistry”. These names mean they same thing. Holistic dentistry is a form of dentistry that takes a holistic approach to dental work, and keeps in mind how it can affect the overall health of the body and mind of the patient.
This article will talk about the process of tooth decay from start fo finish, beginning with:
We are all afraid of something. Heights, public speaking and dying are at the top of the list. For a young child, a trip to the kids dentist in Idaho Falls can rank right up there. One way to ease the fears is by helping you and your child know what to expect so you’ll both feel more comfortable. So, here’s what you can expect:
We know that a trip to the Idaho Falls dentist for a dental procedure is not at the top of your bucket list. But it doesn’t have to be at the bottom of the list either.
Have you been putting off a much needed root canal because of horror stories that you have heard in the past? If so, you can rest assured that dentistry has come a long way to ensure your comfort with this procedure. The most common reason why dental problems are left untreated for so long is simply due to the lack of knowledge and idea that major procedures such as a root canal is a lengthy and painful process to fix. Having the knowledge of why you are experiencing so much pain and what the process for a root canal actually entails can oftentimes alleviate the majority of the anxiety and stress associated with going to the dentist.
In this article we will be discussing the process of tooth decay from beginning to end, starting with:
Plague is the main factor of origin when it comes to tooth decay. Plaque is a sticky film that accumulates on your teeth due to a combination of carbohydrates in the food that you eat and the bacteria that naturally lives in your mouth. Considering this, it should make sense that foods that are higher in carbohydrates (sugary foods and even fruit) are more likely to produce plaque. Continue reading “Tooth Decay from Beginning To End”