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Knowing About Full-Mouth Reconstruction

Cheer of heart. A patient with white and healthy smile in the center of a heart made from two hands of a doctor and a patient which is telling about pleasant emotions of the appointment.When you have several issues impacting your smile’s work, health and appearance, you may need a comprehensive procedure that incorporates medical, restorative, and general dental treatments. Problems with getting the smile you want are often difficult, but a complete mouth reconstruction can provide an effective solution when your mouth is not working as it should.

At Fairfield Periodontics we give patients with numerous dental problems what is known as a full-mouth reconstruction. This blog will help you understand more about this detailed approach, which will restore smiles and make you enjoy life again. Continue reading Knowing About Full-Mouth Reconstruction

Let Your Smile Show Your Personality

Porcelain VeneersWhat makes a great smile? Just the teeth? Blank teeth? Or maybe teeth with proportions similar to each other? A spectacular smile is more than the sum of its parts. At Fairfield Periodontics, we believe that there is another element in your perfect smile too, your unique personality.

What Is A Smile Makeover?
A smile makeover is a mix of dental treatments that can address any problems with your current smile. We’ll look at the health of your teeth first. If you have cavities or parodontal problems, we’ll first take care of that. Then, we become a dental cosmetic artist using all the necessary innovative treatments. Modern cosmetic dentistry offers a variety of treatments for restore the tooth. We have dental bonding, inlays and onlays at the very least invasive end. Often these procedures can be completed in a single visit. Porcelain veneers may address minor imperfections like chips and stains. A veneer can also correct the shape of a misaligned tooth. If you have non-structural sounding teeth, a porcelain crown may be necessary. The crowns we provide at Fairfield Periodontics blend perfectly with your existing teeth.

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Common Bad Habits That Affects Oral Health

A man with bad teeth and herpes on his lip holds a cigarette near his mouth, which is much whiter than his teethYour teeth are crafted with the proper care to last a lifetime. But bad habits, including chewing and excessive brushing, can really take a toll on your teeth. Tooth erosion, broken teeth, gum disease, and even tooth loss are only a couple of the detrimental impacts of poor oral habits. Here’s a look at some common behaviors that can hurt your oral health and some easy ways to stop them.

Aggressive Brushing – Too hard to brush your teeth can rub off the enamel in your tooth and irritate your gums.

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Dental Procedures That Can Fix Your Smile

Closeup of happy smiling guyWhether for whatever reason you’re disappointed with your expression, don’t believe that there’s nothing you can do to help. Cosmetic dental procedures will greatly improve your appearance and confidence. There are nowadays many cosmetic dental therapies that can rectify old, impaired, or unsightly teeth, gums, and other mouth facets. Below are a few common dental beauty therapies to restore smiles.

Teeth Whitening For A Brighter Smile
A teeth whitening treatment will help if you find that your teeth are no longer a perfect shade of white. Whitening of teeth will spark a smile in no time. You no longer have a brown or yellow teeth to deal in. Alternatively, consider whitening your teeth to lighten the tone of your teeth and enhance your smile. This cosmetic dental treatment will improve morale significantly and help make people look younger. Continue reading Dental Procedures That Can Fix Your Smile

What Are The Major Tips When Getting A Filling

Dental fillingsNormally, when you go to the dentist there are two consequences. You will say that you’re all right (although you’re certainly supposed to floss more) and in six months they’ll see you or you’ll say the dreaded word … cavity.

Don’t worry, you are not alone. Nearly 90 per cent of individuals had a void in their lives. Your dentist can take care of the hole fairly easily and with ease by bringing in a filling. And, if you are one of those people who already either had or have a hollow, here is what you need to know about fillings.

What is filling? 

Clearly put, a filling is precisely as it looks. This is a tool used to fill up the tooth with a hole called a “cavity.” These gaps may be caused by rotting of the tooth, splitting from grinding the teeth or some other form of trauma. Continue reading What Are The Major Tips When Getting A Filling

Choosing The Right Toothbrush For Your Teeth

Fun young woman with three toothbrushesEach toothbrush is almost the same, right? Fake and you may be shocked to find out why. Many dental problems may be best suited to other dentures, and others may be harder to handle on the gums, or safer off hard plaques.

You possibly never intended to pick for yourself the perfect toothbrush, but we have a number of tips to help you make the safest, most knowledgeable decision.

About The Toothbrush Bristles

There is a range of bristles out there but, for most of us, soft bristles are the way to go. Not only is this unlikely to cause irritation to your gums but also it won’t wear down the enamel on your teeth. If you need a tougher bristle, your dentist will likely let you know.

Along those lines, you also want to look for a toothbrush with a small head on it. This means that the toothbrush can more effectively reach hard-to-get places which will result in a better clean every single brush. And that’s key to good dental health: Cleaning as much of your teeth as possible and doing it on a regular basis. So next time you’re out buying a toothbrush, make sure it is the right size for your mouth. Continue reading Choosing The Right Toothbrush For Your Teeth

Periodontal Scaling and Root Planting

Mouth checkupScaling or deep washing is a no-chirurgical periodontal procedure in which the tartar, bacterial pollutants and etiological agents are removed which trigger inflammatory gum tissue and the underlying bone. The goal of scale-out and root flushing is to remove bacteria and restore support systems for the teeth to stable environments which can be safeguarded by home care and skilled assistance in our offices.

Scaling And Root Planing

Scaling or deep washing is a no-chirurgical periodontal procedure in which the tartar, bacterial pollutants and etiological agents are removed which trigger inflammatory gum tissue and the underlying bone. The goal of scale-out and root flushing is to remove bacteria and restore support systems for the teeth to stable environments which can be safeguarded by home care and skilled assistance in our offices.

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Types Of Illness That Will Cause periodontal Disease

Man with toothacheYour smile is the window for your overall health in dentistry. That’s why you have to wash the toothpaste and float twice a day every night before your bed and visit our daily professional teeth cleaning clinic. If you do not take the necessary steps to remove plaque from your teeth and gums, you can develop periodontal disease. Periodontal disease has an overall well-being serious effect.

Diabetes

There is a connection between gum and diabetes. Periodontal diseases are more prevalent in diabetics. Persons with diabetes have a suppressed immune system which makes them more likely to become infected. You are more at risk with periodontal conditions and have serious side effects if your diabetes symptoms are not managed. Periodontal disease may cause the teeth to be lost and gums to bleed blood. Inform your dentist always of improvements to your wellbeing, such as diabetes.

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How To Know You Have Gum Disease?

Gum DiseaseThe mouth is an incredible microcosm of oral bacteria that live in tissue. The bacteria operate most often in perfect harmony with the mouth tissues, but the sour note, which is periodontal infection, often disturbs harmony.

Periodontal disease is a term that encompasses several different conditions that affect the areas around the teeth. The term comes from the Latin word “peri”, meaning around and the Greek word “odont”, meaning tooth. The term used to describe the study of the teeth and the supporting structures around them are called Periodontology. The dental specialty dedicated to the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease is called Periodontics.

The group of diseases that fall under periodontal disease all have the same end results, inflammation of the gums (gingivitis), destruction of the periodontal ligament, loss of bone support, and finally tooth loss. Of the people who develop gingivitis, 10-15% will develop more advanced periodontal disease. About 70% of the people who develop more advanced forms of periodontal disease will develop the chronic form of the disease that worsens as the patient ages. The other 30% will develop different forms and patterns of disease. Continue reading How To Know You Have Gum Disease?

Do I Need To Go To The Dentist To Whiten My Teeth?

Perfect White TeethTeeth whitening: are you doing it on your own or seeing the dentist? This question is now being posed on the internet by millions of people. In the counter whitening, there are so many products to choose from. Many of the whitening kits claim to be as good as a dentist’s procedure. That’s the case? Not according to the American Dental Association (ADA).

A research on the risks of using DIY teeth whitening kits was published by the ADA in 2009. The ADA states that you can damage the surface of your teeth and the nerve endings without proper supervision. You can also injure your gum tissue, get upset with poorly fitted mouth guards, and experience uneven whitening and pitting.

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