Surgical Options For Treating Advanced Gum Disease
25 February 2015
Minor gum disease can often be treated by improved oral hygiene, a trip to the dentist and perhaps some antibiotics. But more severe cases of gum disease require heavier treatments. There are a variety of non-surgical options for moderate gum disease, but if your condition has progressed past that point, you might have a surgery in your near future.
Below are the surgical options for gum disease treatment:
Pocket Reduction Surgery
How Your Dentist Will Deal With Your Impacted Wisdom Teeth
14 February 2015
Impacted wisdom teeth can be very painful because the teeth cannot get through the gums. If you have this problem, you get a really good idea of what it must feel like to be a teething baby. The teeth struggle with pushing their way up through tough flesh, the gums swelling and turning red or purple. You may even experience a fever like a baby does when your impacted teeth are trying to get through to the surface.
Three Telltale Signs Your Dentures Do Not Fit Anymore
2 February 2015
Dentures are made from molds of your gums and therefore are supposed to fit your mouth perfectly. Although your dentist may have tweaked the dentures for bite fit during your initial appointment, he or she made sure that there were no other problems with your dentures. If you now discover that it is uncomfortable to wear your dentures, here are three signs that your dentures no longer fit and the reasons behind them.
What To Do When Your Dentures Break
24 January 2015
If you are chewing your favorite piece of fruit, and suddenly feel one of the teeth on your dentures break, you may enter panic mode. While the first step should be to call your dentist, this isn't always possible. You might be on a business trip and your dentist like Jeffrey S. Thaller DMD isn't nearby, or it is over the weekend or a holiday when they aren't available. In this case, here are some tips for what you can do if the dentures break.