Oral Fibroma : Cause, Prevention and Treatment

Posted on : 26-10-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Fibromas are overgrowths of soft tissue. They appear as raised, relatively small areas. They commonly occur on the lips, inside the cheeks and on the tongue. Fibromas are usually pink. They also can be whitish or light-colored. If injured, fibromas may be reddish or bluish.Fibromas may develop because of constant irritation of the lips, the inside of the cheeks, or the tongue.

Early Tooth Loss and Space Maintenance

Posted on : 18-10-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children, Oral Health

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Baby teeth aren’t just for chewing. Each one also acts as a guide for the eruption of the permanent tooth that replaces it. If a baby tooth is lost too early, the permanent tooth loses its guide. It can drift or erupt into the wrong position in the mouth. Neighboring teeth also can move or tilt into the space. This means that there may not be enough space for the permanent tooth to come in.Dentists call baby teeth primary or deciduous teeth.

Deal With Bad Breath

Posted on : 09-10-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Bad breath, or halitosis, can get in the way of your social life and make you self-conscious and embarrassed. Fortunately, there are simple and effective ways to get a fresh mouth.

Treatment of Dental Cavaties

Posted on : 02-10-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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If your decay is in the early stages, your dentist may apply a fluoride varnish to the area. This can help to stop further decay, particularly if you lower your intake of sugar.If decay has worn away your enamel and caused a cavity, your dentist will remove the decay and restore your tooth with a filling. If the nerve in the middle of your tooth is damaged, you will need a root canal treatment, which removes the nerve and restores the tooth with a filling or crown.If the tooth is so badly damaged it cannot be restored, the only option may be to remove it.