Repairing Chipped Teeth

Dental Bonding to the Rescue

Chipping a tooth normally isn’t the worst thing that can happen to your smile – unless of course it’s a really big chip or break. But in most cases, if the chip or crack is small, repairing chipped teeth can be accomplished with dental tooth bonding. Dental bonding is a procedure used to correct dental gaps, chips, small cracks and a variety of cosmetic dental problems.

Repairing Chipped Teeth with Dental Bonding

Dental tooth bonding involves applying a tooth-colored resin material to the tooth, and then hardening that resin with a special light. This light activates the resin to bond to the tooth, restoring and correcting your smile.

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Do Your Gums Bleed When Brushing ?

gingivitis

You just brushed your teeth – are your gums bleeding?

Improper or sporadic brushing can lead to bacteria growth in your mouth, which typically results in red, sore, and bleeding gums when you do brush. This condition is known as gingivitis. And while the initial stages of gingivitis may not be too painful, gingivitis can lead to more serious forms of the disease. Gingivitis leads to periodontitis, which is a condition that can lead to tooth loss.

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Over 50? Follow These Dental Care Tips

Judith Ann Jones, DDS, a spokeswoman for elder care at the American Dental Association, notes that people over age 50 are keeping their teeth longer than ever before. That’s good news for many people!

However, Dr. Jones also urges caution. As you age, it is common to see dental problems arise. You’ll want to maintain your regular dental visits and follow these dental care tips, especially if you’re aged 50 or older.
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