Teeth whitening dental clinic West Yorkshire? Sometimes treatment is needed that goes a little beyond normal dentistry and moves into the area of minor oral surgery. These procedures are carried out in our standard surgery under a local anaesthetic following the most up to date methods and techniques. Probably the most common of these procedures is wisdom tooth removal. For many people these teeth at the back of our mouths emerge normally but, in some cases, they become impacted or only partially come out. This can cause a number of issues including pain and the risk of infection. Sometimes we take the decision to extract the tooth in question to prevent further problems. See more info at minor oral surgery Dewsbury.
Although the majority of adults and young people know the importance of a good brushing regime, surveys suggest that we often skip brushing from time to time as a result of work commitments, travel, forgetfulness and even just because we are too tired. Basically, life gets in the way. The problem is, the longer you go without brushing your teeth, the longer your teeth are exposed to acid attack, and as a result, the risk of decay is considerably higher – especially if this is a regular scenario. No matter how hectic life gets, make a concerted effort to find time to brush – your smile will thank you for it.
What are the early signs and symptoms of mouth cancer? Cancer can occur in any part of the mouth, on the tongue, lips and in the throat. Sadly, mouth cancer has a very high mortality rate. This is due to late detection. The positive news is that a “precancer” will sometimes form a long time before cancer develops, and if detected early, it can be treated rapidly with an excellent chance of prevention or cure. Some of the early symptoms of mouth cancer include: An ulcer or a sore throat that has persisted longer than three weeks; A white or red patch on the soft tissue, gums, tongue or lining in the mouth; A chronic sore throat or hoarse voice that persists for longer than six weeks; Difficulty in swallowing or a constant feeling that something is caught in the throat; A neck swelling that persists longer than three weeks; Numbness of the tongue or other area of the mouth.
Fillings: This is the most common way to treat a cavity. First, we remove the existing decay and fill the tooth with a choice of material. For patients who would prefer not to have the traditional metal filling a good alternative is a tooth-coloured composite resin. Crowns: A crown is a cap that is placed over an existing tooth to strengthen and protect its structure. First, we take an impression of the tooth and send the mould to a specialist where it is made. Then we arrange an appointment during which you to have it permanently cemented into place. Discover even more information at https://www.batleycarrdental.co.uk/.
Consider using a fluoride mouthwash. Use a mouthwash that contains fluoride to prevent tooth decay and kill bad bacteria in your mouth. Do not eat or drink for 30 minutes after using a fluoride mouthwash. Keep hydrated. Saliva helps protect your teeth against decay. Drinking water is good for your teeth because it helps wash away leftover food and residue that can cause cavities. Limit sugary and acidic foods. Cavity-causing bacteria feed on sugar and produce acid that wears away your enamel. Food acids also soften your tooth material and dissolve the minerals in tooth enamel. By limiting your intake of sugary and acidic foods, you are helping to protect your enamel from erosion.