As individuals age, it becomes harder to maintain oral health. Like skin, hair and bones, our teeth weaken with age which can lead to tooth loss. However, it isn’t just our age which causes this. Not brushing and flossing properly and consuming the wrong kinds of foods can lead to oral health issues such as possible loss of a tooth or teeth or even decay.
A dental bridge is used to fill a gap which is created by one or more missing teeth. It consists of two or more crowns fitted to the teeth Read more [...]
When the gum tissues surrounding the crown area of a tooth become inflamed and infected, this is known as Pericoronitis. It usually affects the wisdom teeth or the third molars (the final set of molars) that erupt during the late teens or early twenties. In today’s post, we’ll discuss what is pericoronitis, its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
The Causes of Pericoronitis
One of the main causes of this dental infection is the accumulation of bacteria in a partially erupted wisdom tooth. When Read more [...]