Truly, dental problems are one of the many headaches in life. However, most common teeth problems can be prevented by yourself – and your dentist, of course. As per dentists, brushing your teeth 2 to 3 times each day and flossing it will keep it away from almost all teeth problems (unless your chewing ice) – plus regular check-ups of your teeth are a huge help to know the status of what’s going on with your teeth. To keep your teeth healthy, you have to educate yourself on what to eat, what to do daily, and how frequently to visit the dentist.
Teeth are sometimes called the “front page” of a person – and if you have a tooth problem, you cannot smile, talk, and laugh confidently. It’s difficult, isn’t it? Oral health & hygiene must be taken seriously. You need to have self-discipline and you must know how to follow the do’s and don’ts. After speaking with a Placerville Dentist, in this article, we will tackle the common teeth problems that only a dentist can help with.
Tooth decay or also known as cavities or dental caries occurs through the bacteria found in plaque and has the chance to meddle in your teeth. If you happen to have cavities, sadly, your teeth will be permanently damaged – and might result in small holes until it gets larger if you don’t see a dentist. Your dentist will do a treatment to you either fluoride treatments, fillings, crowns, root canals, and tooth extractions.
Periodontitis or also known as gum disease is where an infection is brought out through accumulations of the plaque in your mouth. These bacteria will scatter in your mouth and will eat up your gum tissues as well as your ligaments – which are known to hold your teeth to be in place. There are 5 different stages of this disease and you have enough time to prevent it. See a dentist and expect to do the following treatment either non-surgical or surgical – scaling, root planing, taking topical or oral antibiotics, flap surgery, soft tissue grafts, bone grafting, tissue regeneration, and applying tissue-stimulating proteins.
Tooth infection happens when the bottom spot of your tooth is infected and filled up with bacteria. If you will not see a dentist and left it untreated, a single tooth infection will damage the pulp tissues of your tooth as well as its nerves. Expect to have a treatment of root canal to prevent it from any kind of damage.
Enamel degradation is the presence of discoloration shaped in the round that can be found in the enamel surface. It occurs because of taking too much sugary food and drinks – and they will wear down your enamel. Your dentist will clean your teeth and do a fluoride treatment as the first step of preventing it.
Having a misaligned teeth might lead to jaw disorders as well as misaligned bites. While this might come out naturally, it can be fixed by a dentist by having braces. This go-to treatment will make your teeth aligned with one another. If you opt for braces, except for some extraction when needed.
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