Loose dental fillings

Loose Dental Filling: What Should You Do When You Spot It?

Dentists use dental fillers to fill dental cavities caused by tooth decay. If the decay is not large or the cavity is smaller, restoration is achieved through dental filling.  Though dental fillings are expected to last longer, they at times, wear off. When fillings come out, the tooth gets exposed, which leads to a relapse … Read more

Permanent Crown

Can A Permanent Crown Fall Out?

Permanent crowns are made of porcelain or metal alloys and are constructed to offer durability. Usually, the permanent crowns lay seated for many years.  However, occasionally, it gets dislodged for various reasons like chewing sticky or hard food substances, trauma, etc. During such situations, you suddenly feel a small, hard substance floating in your mouth, … Read more

orthodontic headgear

Orthodontic Headgear: How It Works, Side Effects, Cost, and Other FAQs

Orthodontic headgear refers to an appliance that creates the necessary force to adjust teeth to their proper position and guide the growth of the face and jaws. Today, orthodontic headgear is recommended less frequently than it was in the past. But this doesn’t mean that it’s never used. Should you or your child need headgear, … Read more

Gum Inflammation

How to Treat Gum Inflammation: Professional and At-Home Care Options

Gum inflammation is an infection of the soft tissues that hold the teeth in place. Symptoms include red, irritated, bleeding, and swollen gums. Patients may also have mouth sores, receding gums, and bad breath. The condition is caused by a buildup of plaque on the teeth and around the gum line. Let’s take a closer … Read more

Overbite correction

Overbite Correction: Treatment, Surgery, and Surgery Cost

There are many ways to correct an overbite, although the treatment options are often difficult, slow, or expensive. The choice of which overbite treatment is best for you will depend on the severity of your condition and your personal lifestyle preferences. What is an overbite? An overbite is a type of malocclusion or misalignment of … Read more