Understanding Tooth Wear

Understanding Tooth Wear

Tooth wear is a dental condition where the surface and structure of teeth are progressively reduced as a result of internal and/or external forces placed upon them. When hardened tooth material is worn away as a result of teeth grinding and/or clenching, it is called Attrition. The extent of wear damage depends on the amount

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Learning Dental Hygiene

Learning Dental Hygiene

[Dentist] Perfect that’s very gentle that’s good. [Reporter] Learning to be better brushers. A local dentist talked to pre-kindergarten students at Red Cedar Elementary School today [Dentist] Little circles ok you don’t have to be too hard [Reporter] about the importance of having good oral hygiene. [Shane Harpham] We talk about the 2 thing with

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Cracked Tooth

Cracked Tooth

Sometimes teeth can develop cracks, and when not treated this can have serious consequences for your oral health. Cracks can come from injury, or large fillings that weaken the rest of the tooth. Even small cracks can allow bacteria into the tooth, causing decay or infection, leading to further destruction. A cracked tooth may or

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