Do you have pain when biting or chewing? Have you become excessively sensitive to hot or cold drinks or food? Have you noticed swelling in your gums or face? You could have damage to, or an infection of, your tooth’s pulp. Read on to learn why your tooth hurts and how we can help.
Since over 90% of adults in the United States have had at least one cavity, the odds are you’ve probably been told the not-so-good news — possibly even by me — that you need a filling. Today, you have more choices than ever before, but one of the most popular restorations is the composite filling. Do you know why?
Missing teeth can have an impact on your health. Gaps can cause remaining teeth to shift and misalign. Infections can occur, and there could be bone loss. Missing teeth can cause your face to be misshapen and look sunken, prematurely aging you. Worry about your appearance can lead to low self-esteem and a lack of confidence.
What comes to mind when you think about oral health? For most people, brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing once daily are the initial thoughts. Also, getting regular dental exams and cleanings. Did you know your dietary choices can make your mouth healthier? The team at Country Club Dental wants to share teeth-friendly foods and beverages for your teeth.
We live in an age where information is abundant and easily accessible, but there are so many myths to sort through to get to the facts on some subject matters. For example, there are misconceptions about a serious oral health condition we’d like to clear up for you. Let’s bust myths and learn the signs and risk factors of this condition.
When someone mentions gum disease (periodontitis), do you automatically think about oral health? You’re not alone. Many people don’t realize that the chronic infection that causes gum disease is not confined to the mouth. Advanced gum disease has a connection to many diseases and conditions. The team at Country Club Dental wants you to know that gum disease affects more than you think.