We sometimes think of maintaining all of our natural teeth as the pinnacle of great oral hygiene. While this is frequently the case, there are some scenarios in which a tooth extraction is the best way to maintain the overall health of your smile. Wisdom teeth removal, for instance, is a great way to ensure your existing teeth are not overcrowded or compromised by the presence of these third molars. In other cases, removing other teeth is not only beneficial but also medically necessary. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist discusses the situations that might require tooth extraction. (more…)
How You Can Benefit From A Night Guard
If you are prone to grinding your teeth while you sleep, you can cause substantial damage to your mouth. Not only can it hurt your teeth, but it can also detrimentally affect your jaw. It is difficult to treat the root causes of this condition — also known as bruxism — because it is frequently caused by environmental and emotional stimuli. That said, it is possible to mitigate and stop the damage by using an oral appliance. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist discusses teeth grinding and the ways a night guard can serve as a solution. (more…)
Learn About Wisdom Teeth Extraction
Wisdom teeth removal is exceedingly common. In fact, you’ve probably had quite a few friends describe their experiences to you — or even offered up advice to you. Even though it is talked about frequently, you might not have a strong grasp of the details of the procedure. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist will tell you about wisdom teeth and why extraction is often necessary. (more…)
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