Causes of a Cracked Tooth

A cracked tooth can often go unnoticed but will not heal itself and needs to be treated by a dentist. Sports injuries or accidents can lead to chipping or cracking of the teeth but a crack usually has a more common explanation such as: Teeth grinding Chewing hard foodstuffs A large filling weakening the surrounding…

Braces for Adult Teeth

More adults are wearing braces than ever before. Talk to your dentist to figure out the best option. With today’s technology, braces are clear and barely visible. Choose the type of braces that you’re most comfortable with. Key takeaways: Most adults prefer wearing removable aligners (like Invisalign) or invisible braces. Invisalign aligners can be worn…

Oral Health Effects of Acid Reflux

If you experience acid reflux, your dental health and esophagus might be at risk. It is important for you to consult your physician or dentist for further treatment. Key takeaways: Acid reflux contributes to tooth decay and erosion of your enamel. The loss of enamel may lead to periodontal (gum) problems. You may experience tooth…