Extractions

What is it and what is it used for? A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. If a tooth is damaged or broken your dentist will try to save the tooth with a crown, filling, or other treatment. However, if there is too much damage to the tooth it may not be …

Fun Facts About Saliva

Here are just a few fun facts you can learn from, considering the fact it plays a big role in your oral health.   – You could potentially produce enough saliva to fill two bathtubs a year! Saliva production varies depending on the person, but on average most people produce about .7 liters of saliva per day which is enough …

Tooth Decay

How Your Teeth Decay In order for bacteria to multiply and live, it must have food! Eating sugary foods, or even starches like rice, feed the bacteria. Acids will produce and may dissolve your tooth enamel (outer layer of the tooth). Types of Decay Children can get a type of decay we call early childhood caries, or baby bottle tooth …