Having one missing tooth might not seem like a big deal, especially if it’s in the back of your mouth, out of sight. However, missing teeth can cause problems that affect your oral health. Find out why you might want to consider having a tooth replaced and what kinds of options are available.
Getting a tooth extracted is sometimes a necessary part of maintaining your oral health. A tooth that is badly decayed can become infected and negatively impact the surrounding teeth and soft tissues of your mouth. In other cases, your dentist may have to remove a tooth to resolve severe crowding issues. Whatever the reason is necessitating the extraction,
It’s a common misconception that dental fillings last for the remainder of a patient’s lifetime. While they can last for many years, longevity depends most importantly on how well you take care of your teeth, but can also depend on the type of material your dentist uses for the filling. At Brewery District Dental,
Artificial sweeteners – good or bad news for our sweet tooth?
Artificial sweeteners do not activate the food reward pathways the same way that natural sweeteners do. Foods or drinks sweetened with artificial sweeteners may contribute fewer calories to our diet (*ahem* Coke Zero), but they may result in overeating as a result.