Your teeth are like your laundry: The right approach will remove many stains. Foods, medications, tobacco, and trauma are some of the things that can discolour your teeth. Your best option for whitening is through your dentist who can use a whitening agent and a special light for excellent results.
The first step is to find the cause of your sensitivity to cold. It could be cavities, worn tooth enamel or fillings, gum disease, fractured teeth, or exposed roots. Get in touch with Findlay Creek Family Dental below and we’ll help.
Oral cancer is a serious and deadly disease that affects millions of people, but it is often curable if diagnosed and treated in the early stages. Regular dental visits can help catch oral cancer early.
Missing a tooth or several teeth can severely influence your daily life. It can affect your general health, your appearance and self-esteem. Missing teeth and a reduced jaw bone can make your face look older and wrinkly, and for your cheeks to become hollow and saggy. The good news is that we can help with many options including bridges and implants.
If you notice your gums pulling away from your teeth, you might be in the early stages of gum disease (gingivitis) or in the more advanced stage (periodontitis). Left untreated, periodontitis can cause bone loss, and your teeth might shift or become loose.
You may not consider a gap between the front teeth a problem at all. But, if you want to correct it, your options include orthodontics to move teeth closer together and cosmetic solutions like veneers or bonding.
Grinding your teeth is called bruxism. Stress is one of the causes. Misaligned teeth or sleep issues can also be culprits among adults. Bruxism can give you headaches, a sore jaw, and cracked or loose teeth.
Crooked teeth are a common dental concern that presents both cosmetic and oral health complications. Crooked teeth can impact a patient’s self-confidence, and may prevent patients from being able to properly clean their teeth. Patients with crooked teeth often experience excessive wear and damage to their teeth, as well as other TMJ related pain symptoms.
You’ve got a cracked molar. Can your dentist save the tooth? It depends.
Crowns are a secure cover that is placed over top of an existing tooth. They are recommended when the tooth has become very damaged or has experienced a lot of decay.
Dental crowns cover the entire tooth, all the way to the gum line. They are made of tooth-coloured, strong materials like dental composite and porcelain.
An accident can cause a chip. Your dentist may recommend a crown if the chip is large, bonding with a strong resin material to replace the area that chipped.
If you’ve chipped or fractured a tooth that has been repaired by your dentist, odds are you have undergone cosmetic bonding. Most people are unaware they have even experienced a cosmetic procedure when visiting the dentist. And since it is easy to apply, dentists now use it as one of the most popular procedures for improving the appearance of your teeth. If you’re interested to learn more, we’ve outlined the top FAQs about cosmetic bonding and all the benefits it can provide below.
You get cavities when plaque, builds up on your teeth, slowly destroying the hard outer shell, called enamel. Cavities usually detected by the dentist at the regular dental check-up prevent more complicated damages. Before, dental fillings were only made of unsightly metals. Thankfully, those days are behind us. Now, dentists are able to create invisible porcelain or resin fillings that match your specific tooth shade.
Bad Breath If you suffer from bad breath, you’re not alone. Bad breath, also called halitosis, can be downright embarrassing. Gum disease, cavities, oral cancer, dry mouth, and bacteria on the tongue are some of the dental problems that can cause bad breath. Bad breath is not only embarrassing but can also be a sign […]