You bite into a crisp apple, and ouch! You drink a glass of cold water, and oy! Or maybe you’re doing nothing and all and — zing! — tooth pain strikes at random. Whether it only happens when your teeth are in use or you just can’t seem to shake that underlying ache, tooth pain… Continue reading What’s Causing Your Toothache?
Cavities are part of life — nine out of ten adults will have one at some point in their life and a quarter of all adults have an untreated cavity. Getting cavities treated can be scary — but knowing more about the process can help. Dr. David Tarnowski, DMD, a general/cosmetic dentist and owner of… Continue reading How A Dentist Treats A Cavity
Only a few people are lucky enough to be born with perfect teeth and a beautiful smile, but thanks to orthodontic treatment that can make a huge difference to you or your child. At Sandbay Dental, your orthodontist will recommend different types of braces or dental appliances to help correct your particular problem. When it… Continue reading Types of dental braces.
There are many reasons that you can feel pain in your tooth when you bite down. A range of conditions causes this kind of toothache, including cavities and damage to the teeth, sinus infection, and gum disease. In addition to causing sharp stabs of pain when chewing or putting pressure on the tooth, these issues… Continue reading The Cause of Tooth Pain When You Bite Down On It
Dentists have discovered that teeth straightened by braces will go crooked again unless a retainer is worn by the patients for life after they have their braces removed. It was previously thought that using a retainer, or tooth brace for just one or two years after having your braces off would be enough to keep… Continue reading Why We Should Wear Braces for Life.
Dental bridges are prosthetic devices that are used to cover an area in your mouth with more than one missing teeth. The device is typically fastened on the two closest teeth to the gap. These are often covered with crowns for added support. False teeth are then attached to the bridge, filling the holes created… Continue reading What Is A Dental Bridge?
Despite improvements in dental care, millions of Americans suffer tooth loss — mostly due to tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury. For many years, the only treatment options available for people with missing teeth were bridges and dentures. But, today, dental implants are available. What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. Implants… Continue reading What Are Dental Implants?
Wisdom tooth, which develops at the end of a person’s mouth, are the last teeth to emerge from the gums after all adult teeth have come out. It’s possibly the time to have your wisdom teeth examined if they’re causing you pain. There are multiple reasons why your wisdom teeth may be hurting you, and… Continue reading What is wisdom tooth Pain?
Wisdom tooth mainly occurs between the late teen and early twenties. They do not perform any role in chewing and have no genuine purpose. Almost every adult has four wisdom teeth, one in each of the four quadrants, but it is possible to have none. It has a rare chance. If the wisdom tooth emanates… Continue reading What should we do when we have a wisdom tooth pain?
Root canal treatment can be a scary process to go through, but it is a lot more common than you might think. In fact, over 14 million root canals are performed each year in the United States alone! Knowing what to expect from your root canal procedures will help to ensure that you have a… Continue reading All You Need To Know About Root Canal