When Saving Teeth is Better: Why a Root Canal and Crown is Better than Extraction
23 February 2017
Toothaches and dental abscesses can leave you in so much pain and bother that you might one day decide that enough is enough. Take out the tooth, take out the problem. That's an understandable reaction, especially if your tooth or teeth have been bothering you for a considerable length of time.
It is also true that an extraction is far less costly than a root canal and crown. However, whenever possible and providing there is enough tooth structure remaining, it might be better to opt for a root canal and crown.
Encouraging Good Dental Health In Childhood And Beyond.
19 December 2016
Tooth decay and dental problems are common among children. This can be due to many different reasons, from poor dental hygiene to a simple lack of knowledge as to the best way to care for children's teeth. Promoting good dental health in children is important from the outset. Not only will this prevent problems, such as decay and toothache, during the childhood years, but it will encourage lifelong dental health that will ultimately avoid a myriad of dental conditions.
When a Toothache Might Be Something Urgent
7 December 2016
If you visit your dentist regularly, you may put off getting a toothache or other such problem checked out, assuming it's not urgent and can wait until your next appointment. However, this can be a mistake, depending on the reason for the toothache in the first place. While not all problems with your teeth and mouth are outright emergencies, note when it can be good to visit a dental clinic as soon as you can get an appointment and have that toothache checked.
Is Exercise Harming Your Dental Health?
29 November 2016
Now that summer is almost here, you may be digging out your soccer boots or squash racket so you can go and have some fun outdoors. While exercise can help your physical health, it could be having a damaging impact on your oral health. Below is a guide to how physical exercise can damage your dental health and the steps you can take to avoid it.
When exercising in the heat of an Australian summer, you will inevitably lose a lot of water via perspiration.