3 Potential Dental Treatments Needed When A Paramolar Is Present
7 June 2016
Paramolars are rare spare molars that grow alongside the traditional row of molars. The paramolars tend to be much smaller than the other molars but the small size doesn't mean the extra tooth can't cause some major problems. There are some potential dental care treatments that might be needed when a paramolar is present and causing problems for your other teeth.
Braces to Treat Crowding
Teeth grow into proper position following the path of the shed baby teeth.
3 Dental Problems Associated With Cleidocranial Dysplasia – And How Your Dentist Can Help
7 June 2016
Cleidocranial dysplasia is a rare genetic condition that effects the bones and, as a side effect, the development and appearance of the teeth. There are a few different dental problems associated with the condition and the treatment method will depend on the combination of symptoms present.
Here are a few of the ways a dentist can help treat the symptoms of cleidocranial dysplasia.
Orthodontics for Crowding
Dental crowding is a common symptom due to the late presence of baby teeth and the late emergence of adult teeth.
2 Tips To Protect Your Teeth From Demineralization While Wearing Braces
18 May 2016
Demineralization is often the result of poor oral hygiene. Bacteria and food that are left on the surface of your teeth will create an acidic bath. This bath strips your teeth of the nutrients it needs in order to fight against infection and tooth decay. However, the demineralization process is common in people who have braces. This is a result of the fact that food and bacteria can easily get stuck in between your braces.
2 Reasons That Wisdom Teeth Should Not Be Left In The Mouth
30 April 2016
Although their name may suggest it, wisdom teeth do not have any special significance. They are simply the last teeth in the mouth to erupt. Positioned behind the second molars, wisdom teeth usually don't present until a person becomes a teenager or an adult.
Unlike the other teeth in the mouth, wisdom teeth are often targeted for routine extractions. The extraction of a wisdom tooth can be used as a preventive measure to stop the development of unsavory issues that typically accompany the presence of a wisdom tooth, or the removal of the tooth can be performed to treat issues that have already arisen.