Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

Revolutionary Material Being Developed for Fillings

Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry have been utilizing nanotechnology to improve the materials used for dental fillings. The idea is to create an anti-bacterial agent that will neutralize any remaining harmful bacteria hidden in cavities. Let’s take a closer look at the science behind future fillings that might be able to… Read more »

Are your Teeth Too Sensitive?

Even when it’s cold outside, it’s hard to resist cool treats such as popsicles and ice cream. Good old ice cream. With so many delicious flavors and types, what’s not to love? Unfortunately, foods with cold temperatures may induce miserable results for you if your teeth are very sensitive. Approximately one in every eight people… Read more »

Is your Smile Fracture Free?

Dental fractures may vary in depth, placement, and severity. No matter what part of your body is fractured, however, a break is a break. Dental fractures are not always completely obvious, but the visual can be enough to make you feel self-conscious about your smile. If a severe fracture on a visible tooth is ignored,… Read more »

Is Tooth Replacement Necessary?

If you live in America, the simple answer to the above question is probably a resounding, “Yes!” Though you can survive without teeth, your quality of life will diminish when you don’t expediently replace permanent teeth which have fallen out or been extracted. However, how much of your quality of life is affected may be… Read more »