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Benefits of Keeping Your Gums Healthy

Williams Family Dentistry knows that keeping your gums healthy is key to great oral health. With the proper cleaning, care and commitment, you can have better teeth. However, the gums are an area that should never be neglected when it comes to the oral hygiene that you have.   Keeping Your Gums Healthy There are many benefits to keeping your gums healthy. One of the biggest is that they hold your teeth in place. When the gums become infected or have a condition, they will not hold your teeth well. This could lead to loose or missing teeth. This could also lead to further problems down the...

The 411 On Tooth Extractions from Our University Area Dentist

Cosmetic dentistry refers to specific dental work that improves the appearance of your teeth, bite, or gums. Many dentists perform these procedures commonly refer to themselves as a cosmetic dentist. A cosmetic dentist has at least 4 years of specialized training that include areas such as endodontics, orthodontics, and periodontics. Cosmetic dentistry focuses on teeth removal, teeth straightening or reshaping, or placing dental bridges. Tooth extractions may be necessary before a cosmetic dentist can begin dental work. Removing a decayed or damaged tooth may be necessary to keep the infection...

Wisdom Teeth & Extractions Outlined by Our Charlotte University Area Dentist

The majority of people need to have their wisdom teeth removed at some point or other during their lifetime. The presence of wisdom teeth in the mouth can be advantageous or life threatening, depending on their positioning and condition. The wisdom teeth are also referred to as the third or last molars. They typically begin to emerge in the back of the mouth on both sides of the jaws during the ages of 16 to 20. Most individuals will have four wisdom teeth, one on each upper and lower corner of the mouth. When wisdom teeth are healthy, they pose no real threat to your overall oral health. However,...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Dental Checkups

When you go to the dentist, you know that he checks for cavities and gum disease and cleans your teeth. But there are many other aspects to your dental checkup that you may not be aware of. While going to the dentist might not be fun it is vital to your health. 1. Dentists Check for Cancer One thing that you probably didn’t know is when your doctor is poking and prodding in your mouth, they are also looking for signs of cancer. Oral cancer is a very real threat and it is important to look for potentially worrisome signs at every checkup. 2. Dental Health is linked to Overall Health When...