Treatment Options for Dental Sensitivity
28 October 2015
The tooth enamel is the visible outer layer of the dental structure. This contains a high mineral content, so the tissue is resilient and protects the internal layers of the teeth. In addition, the enamel does not contain nerves or blood vessels when fully formed. This means that it prevents dental pain when the teeth are exposed to extreme temperatures and pressure. Unfortunately, the enamel can become eroded, and this will lead to exposure of the sensitive dentin tooth layer.
Preserving Your Dental Enamel: What You Need to Know
1 October 2015
Like so many things in life, your dental enamel is one of the things you don't miss (or even particularly notice) until it's gone. And when it's gone, it's gone. This dental enamel is the covering of the tooth and is what protects the inner portions of your teeth from damage and decay. Extremely rich in minerals, enamel is one of the strongest parts of your body, but it's quite easy for the enamel to become demineralised via the consumption of sugar and acidic foods and drinks.
Tooth Demineralisation: Causes, Effects and Treatment
31 August 2015
Enamel is the outer layer of the tooth structure which is responsible for protecting the vulnerable internal dental tissues. This material mainly consists of minerals such as crystalline calcium phosphate, so it is hard and very resilient. Unfortunately, this layer is susceptible to a process known as demineralisation. This is the superficial dissolution of the enamel layer which leads to tooth damage. Demineralisation is the first stage of dental cavity formation, and you can identify the condition by the frosty white lesions on the teeth.
Oral Surgery Pain Relief Options for People Who Do Not Like Anaesthesia or Pain Killers
31 July 2015
A visit to the oral surgeon often involves anaesthesia or sedatives to help you relax through your procedure. However, if you have an allergy to certain medications or if you have struggled with drug abuse in the past and now avoid pain killers, there are other options you can explore. These four ideas can help to alleviate your pain either in the oral surgeon's chair or after your surgery as you recovery: