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Is Tooth Decay Reversible?

Posted on 3/25/2020 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
You've probably had a cavity, as most people have. Cavities are as common as the flu. Thousands of people yearly are screened for and suffer from tooth decay. But did you know that there are ways you can prevent, and possibly even reverse the process? Tooth decay is a process that occurs over the course of more than a day. It takes more than a single candy bar to create a cavity. Knowing the process and the different stages can go a long way in ensuring that you keep cavities at bay. What is Tooth Decay? This is the continual process of erosion of the layers of the tooth. The erosion may get to different levels of the tooth depending on the stage. The more the erosion continues unchecked, the likelihood of that cavity extending all the way to the gum and even beyond gets greater and greater. The Process of Tooth Decay Daily, the teeth are in a cycle of erosion and regeneration. The oral cavity is full of bacteria, both helpful and harmful. The harmful bacteria use the...

How to Keep Your Tooth Safe When Recovering from a Root Canal

Posted on 3/15/2020 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
After you have root canal surgery, you will be put on a soft diet following the procedure. Foods that are harder and crunchier will only escalate the danger of harming the repaired tooth. What has happened is that you have just had a temporary filling put in. Remember that temporary filling is important as it is what is protecting your tooth until your crown can be set, so hard foods can still be very damaging at this time or even break the fragile tooth, so soft is still best, even if you are feeling good. You are going to have your replacement crown as soon as possible. When you have a root canal, part of the inside structure of the tooth has been extracted. Therefore, we place the temporary crown, to help protect and strength the repaired tooth. What about Pain? You will need to treat pain as needed in the case of the root canal.  Root canals aren't as troubling and painful as they used to be. After the procedure, to manage discomfort and inflammation,...

What to Do to Keep Your Veneers Looking Great

Posted on 2/29/2020 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
You have made a great investment in your smile and in your veneers and you have bolstered your self-esteem and are feeling fantastic. Veneers can be very expensive, so protecting that investment is essential.  Keeping Those Veneers Looking Great is Really Pretty Easy Stay away from those beverages that can stain your teeth so easily – and your veneers too. Drinks like coffee, tea, red wine and even a lot of fruit drinks can be damaging and stain your new veneers. If you enjoy those dark pigmented drinks you can help yourself out some by drinking through a straw and be sure to rinse your mouth after drinking all these things will go a long way in helping your veneers stay looking good for a very long time. Never use your teeth as a tool. I know it is tempting, and most people have probably done it, but just don't. We have all seen that guy at the local bar who is trying to pry the bottle cap off using his teeth, or maybe use their teeth to unscrew a cap. These...
All Posts:

Is Tooth Decay Reversible?
How to Keep Your Tooth Safe When Recovering from a Root Canal
What to Do to Keep Your Veneers Looking Great
Which Problems are Actually Dental Emergencies?
What Happens During Molar Uprighting?
How to Manage a Toothache While You Wait for Your Appointment with Us
Oral Health Benefits that Come with Eating Seaweed
Natural Ways to Enhance the Whitening of Your Teeth
Tricks to Fighting Sugar Cravings for Better Oral Health
Treatment Options for Sensitive Teeth
Why Poor Oral Health Can Leave You Feeling Exhausted
What to Do About a Cracked Molar Until We Can See You
Your Teeth Need To Get Vitamin D
Why People Who Snore Tend to Have More Cavities
How to Get Tobacco Stains Off of Your Teeth
Can You Get a Cavity Around a Filling?
Does a Toothache Mean You Have a Cavity?
Can You Decide to Not Be Afraid to Come See Us?
Could Your Oral Health Get Damaged if You Do Not Have Wisdom Teeth Extracted?
Common Causes for Dental Misalignment When You Wake Up
What Happens When Your Gums Dry Out?
Why Do We Always Keep Your Oral Tissues Dry When Working on Them?
Teeth Require Vitamin D Along with Calcium
What is Required as Dental Veneer Care?
Why Are There So Many Myths About Root Canals?
Which Uncommon Vitamins Can Drastically Improve Your Oral Health?
Downsides of Making Your Own Toothpaste
Does Your Saliva Actually Do Your Mouth Any Good?
Reasons to Consider Cosmetic Bonding
Problems You May Face If Your Dental Fillings Are Too High
Does a High Fever Cause Damage to Your Teeth?
Do Your Teeth Stay Healthier When You Have Dental Bonding?
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