The tooth consists of three layers. The outer layer is called enamel, the layer underlying the enamel is called the dentin and the innermost layer of the tooth is called the pulp. The pulp is the only living structure in the tooth. When the pulp is infected, a root canal treatment is to be performed to save the tooth. Continue reading WHY AND WHEN IS A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT PERFORMED?
Problems with wisdom teeth
When there is not enough room in the jaw for wisdom teeth, it can stop them coming through properly. Brushing and flossing these teeth can be difficult. Food and bacteria can get stuck between the wisdom tooth and the tooth next to it, leading to tooth decay and gum infections.
Crowded wisdom teeth in the upper jaw often lean sideways and rub against the cheek. This may cause ulcers on the cheek and chewing problems. Wisdom teeth may also push the other teeth closer together and affect a person’s bite. Continue reading Wisdom Teeth
Whiter teeth is something that many people in our country would desire today, whether you already have white teeth or you’ve just completed a whitening treatment, keep in mind that you’ve still got some work to do when it comes to preserving that beautiful, sparkling smile. You need to be thoughtful about how you treat your teeth if you want them to remain white. To help your teeth stay brighter for a longer period, follow these helpful tips.