Sleep mouth guards are devices that help in preventing a serious and life-threatening problem. These devices are easy to use and they are available for sale as over-the-counter protective devices for athlete. They provide protection against teeth and mouth injuries. Some mouth guards are sold over-the-counter and advertised as ideal for use in preventing jaw pain and teeth grinding. However, they can cause more harm if they are not fitted properly. The most ideal sleep mouth guards are the devices that an experienced dentist like Dr. Gabe Doria makes at his dental practice in Bayonne, New Jersey in Hudson County. This is because they are custom made to fit in the mouth of every individual patient. [Read more…]
A severe tooth pain or toothache can be quite debilitating. Toothache can be caused by several things. The kind of toothache that you experience usually hints towards a particular problem. However, even if you experience a specific type of toothache, such as a throbbing pain, several causes can be behind it. [Read more…]
Mini dental implants are also known as small diameter implants. They have many similarities with traditional dental implants. However, traditional implants and normal implants have distinct differences. Both mini dental implants and regular implants are used to replace missing teeth. They do so without the risk of being prone to shifting the mouth of the patient while talking or speaking. However, choosing between mini dental implants and traditional implants is a decision that is largely dependent on specific needs of a patient. [Read more…]
Teeth form an important living body part. They grow, age, change and in some cases die when they decay. The image fostered by our culture is that ideal teeth are purely white. However, to majority of us, the trend of yellow teeth is like a norm.
It’s only a cosmetic thing
Perhaps, what’s good about yellow teeth is the fact that they do not indicate a medical problem. In fact, yellow teeth and white teeth can be equally healthy. Yellowing is only a side effect of the staining that is caused by some beverages and food. In some cases, teeth’s yellowing is a natural aspect of our aging process. [Read more…]
A mini dental implant is similar to a regular dental implant. However, its diameter is narrower. Traditionally, dental implants have a diameter of about 4 to 5mm. A mini implant has a diameter of less than 3mm. Its width is similar to a wooden toothpick’s diameter. Just like the traditional implants, a mini implant is available in different lengths to ensure that it accommodates the shape and size of a jaw. [Read more…]