If you have a child or teenager who needs to have their teeth straightened, then you are likely tackling the same dilemma many parents have now during this time—should you have your child's teeth straightened with Invisalign braces or traditional metal braces? While no two mouths are alike, and while your child's orthodontist will help you make the final decision, as a parent you may have questions about the choice and want answers now.
Have you been told recently that you need to have a coronectomy? While less common than traditional wisdom tooth removal, the coronectomy procedure is a more conservative procedure for removing problematic wisdom teeth. Here are four things you need to know about having a coronectomy.
1. A Coronectomy Treats Impacted Wisdom Teeth
When a wisdom tooth becomes impacted, it does not erupt fully like a normal tooth. This problem occurs because the wisdom tooth is being blocked by one or more surrounding teeth.
Getting dentures can be a big relief if you've been dealing with bad teeth for a while. You'll get rid of infected teeth, clear up any gum infection, restore your bright, even smile, and even get a mini-facelift from the support that the new dentures give your face. However, you'll also have an adjustment period. It can be tough to get used to taking your teeth in and out, talking, and smiling while wearing false teeth, and it can be especially difficult to get used to eating with your new dentures.
Decaying teeth are the demon with a tooth abscess because dead tissue and harmful bacteria are the direct results of an infection in the center of your tooth. The white blood cells/pus gathers and will need to be treated with antibiotics. Sometimes, it leads to sepsis which is a blood infection. Continue reading to see what its symptoms are, causes, and possible complications.
Symptoms of Sepsis
If you have abnormal temperatures, flulike symptoms, or shallow breathing, you could be in danger.
As students attend their first year of college, one of the main concerns may be the Freshman 15. This is a classic phrase used to describe the weight that someone gains during their first year in college. A lot of this weight is attributed to a change in lifestyle and diet. Along with being concerned about your diet, it's important to consider the state of your oral hygiene. As you plan to attend college, you can follow a regimen unofficially referred to as the Freshman 5.