How does a cavity form in a tooth? First, for a tooth to be susceptible to decay, the bacteria which we all carry in our mouths must adhere themselves to the tooth by combining with proteins in saliva and food debris, and forming a layer known as plaque.
Not too long ago, if you required replacement teeth, whether, for reasons of disease, accident or cosmetic preference, your choices were limited. Today, with innovation inspired by nature, modern dental implantology offers patients greatly expanded options when it comes to replacing one or more missing teeth.
Your teeth can last a lifetime if you practice good, basic dental care which includes flossing and brushing your teeth twice a day. While it sounds easy, fact is many people do an unsatisfactory job of it.
With an overwhelming amount of buying options for everything from toothbrushes to irrigation devices, here’s our summary of the basic tools to have in your medicine cabinet for your best oral health.