Tagged as Tooth Decay

Dental fillings are effective tools in treating tooth decay, but they’re far from the living, breathing tissue you began with and only last so long before they need replacing. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just regrow the damaged or missing dentin? Advances in dental technology could soon make that a reality. Dental fillings may repair damaged structures and replace missing or damaged dentin. But...
October 23, 2020
It can be easy to take for granted all that goes on in our bodies at a microscopic level. The effects of obesity don’t always reveal themselves immediately, but that doesn’t mean serious damage isn’t being done. The size of your waistline may even affect the health of your gum line, silently inflicting gum disease. Some scientists believe that gum disease may be an early indicator of impending obesity...so...
May 6, 2020
Tooth decay seems to be practically inevitable. About -91% of U.S. adults-, between the age of 20 and 64, have or have had tooth decay. Once adults reach the age of 65, that number jumps to 96%. Tooth decay is a common problem, affecting more than 9 out of 10 Americans at some point during their lifetime. But that doesn’t mean you can’t stave it off. In fact, most people can reverse and/or prevent...
April 7, 2020