Don’t let the small size and shape of your teeth trick you into thinking they are fragile and weak. Teeth are actually extremely strong. In fact, they are the strongest part of your body. Even stronger than your bones! While teeth are strong, they aren’t indestructible. They can still crack, chip, and fall apart. Learning more about what causes teeth to break or crack help you possibly avoid experiencing the pain and sensitivity that comes along with a broken or cracked tooth. Playing a Sport Sports-related dental injuries are extremely common. Whether you are taking part in a full-contact sport like football, rugby,...Read more
Drinking a can or bottle of soda a day may be a part of your day-to-day routine, but did you know that soda could be slowly damaging your smile? Learn more about how soda is damaging your teeth and what you can do to preserve your smile. How Does Soda Damage Your Smile? People assume that because their teeth aren’t instantly damaged the minute they take a sip of soda, there isn’t a problem, but there is. Soda causes subtle damage to your teeth. At first the damage may not be noticeable, but over time and with continued consumption of soda symptoms such...Read more
It’s time to start thinking about your child’s back to school teeth cleaning and checkup at Artistic Touch Dentistry in West Melbourne, Florida. Your child’s teeth need regular care and cleaning in order to prevent dental decay and cavities and to ensure that your child’s teeth are growing in straight and to diagnose potential problems with your child’s bite, like overbites, underbites and crossbites.Read more
Benefits of Pediatric Dental CheckupsWith the school year rapidly approaching, many parents may forget about having their child’s teeth cleaned and mouth examined. Unfortunately, this can lead to oral health problems, like tooth pain, decay, and cavities....
A dental filling falling out can be a shocking and disorienting experience, not to mention painful one. Taking the time to learn how to handle this type of situation should it happen can help relieve your fears and reduce any pain or discomfort you may be feeling as a result of the filling falling out. Why Dental Fillings Fall Out There are a few reasons why dental fillings may fall out. Some of the reasons why a dental filling falling out include:Read more
- Tooth decay that has continued to spread underneath the filling which changes the shape of your...
Composite resin fillings are becoming increasingly popular when it comes to repairing the damage caused by tooth decay and cavities. The primary reason is that resin filling more closely resemble the color of the natural tooth, which means they can be used to fill cavities in the front and back teeth. The second reason is that they do not contain any mercury, which may cause long-term health effects due to the off-gassing of the mercury over time.Read more