Teething 2.0: Can The Eruption Of Your Child's Permanent Teeth Cause Discomfort?

Baby teeth are intended to be lost after a certain age, and adult teeth are then intended to be kept forever. This replacement process (known as dental exfoliation) is exciting for children (especially if the loss of a primary baby tooth results in a few bucks under their pillow, courtesy of the Tooth Fairy). Dental exfoliation is typically an uncomplicated process, and parents tend to share in their child's excitement. However, a parent's excitement can easily turn to alarm when the eruption of the replacement adult tooth seems to be causing their child pain. [Read More]

3 Things To Know About Recovering From Receiving Dental Implants

Anyone getting dental implants will be told that the recovery portion of the surgery is crucial to its success. Here are some things that you will need to know as you start recovering from the procedure.  Know How To Alter Your Oral Health Care Routine Your dentist will give you some specific directions about how to alter your oral health care routine right after the procedure. You'll be told not to rinse out your mouth for the first day following the procedure, the surgical site will be sensitive and the motion of spitting can put a lot of pressure on it. [Read More]

Four Tips for a Successful Tooth Implant Experience

Tooth implants are sometimes known as dental implants. These implants are typically made from a biocompatible material, such as titanium, although the prosthetic teeth themselves are often made from tooth-colored ceramic. You can have tooth implants placed in your mouth over the course of one or two dental procedures. Here are four tips that can help you have a successful experience with tooth implants:  1. Care for yourself during the healing process. [Read More]