Over time, poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth erosion, tooth loss, and several types of oral diseases, including gum periodontal disease. Fortunately, North Brand Dental your local dentist can identify any causes of dental problems you may be experiencing. Read about the different types of teeth damage to decide if you should schedule a dentist appointment.
No one wants to visit the dental emergency room, but unfortunately, accidents do happen. There are many types of dental emergencies, including dental avulsions (traumatic tooth displacement), tooth sprains (caused by localized pressure), and dental abscesses (pus-filled pockets around teeth causing inflammation).
Cavities, or dental caries, are caused over time as uncleaned bacteria from sugar or leftover food debris wears the enamel and attacks the interior of the tooth. If cavities are left untreated for too long, they can cause tooth decay and serious toothaches which might require root canal procedures. You can naturally prevent cavities by thoroughly brushing and flossing your teeth twice daily.
There are many types of oral cancer that can disease any area of your mouth, including your gumline, throat, tongue, palate, and the floor of your mouth. The stages of oral cancer range from 1 to 5, where advanced progression will require chemotherapy or radiation therapy. A standard oral cancer screening can be performed during your routine dental exam to ensure you do not have early signs of mouth cancer.
Our enamel is a natural protective shield against harmful sugars, acidic foods, and other substances. Erosion of enamel can lead to tooth decay and the formation of dental caries. Enamel loss cannot be reversed, so it’s important to visit your dentist as soon as you notice any obvious wearing. Depending on the stages of enamel loss, your dentist can also recommend tooth bonding or crowning to restore the appearance of your teeth.
When an advanced cavity deeply penetrates the tooth and causes severe localized pain, a root canal procedure may be required to prevent further infection. Root canal treatments involve the removal of the nerve and tooth pulp containing harmful bacteria. The tooth is later restored with a crown to match the rest of your teeth.. The only alternative treatment for a root canal procedure is a dental extraction.
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