You know that a cavity isn’t a great thing. You know that any type of damage isn’t something to celebrate. However, when there’s a lot of worry surrounding a broken tooth, you naturally find yourself wondering: Why is this such a “bad” thing? Why is it that much more dangerous to wait on breakage than it is to avoid a filling for a cavity for a few extra weeks, in some cases? We understand that you’re curious about the urgency connected with seeking restorative care for this type of issue, which is why our Lake Orion, MI team is happy to line out the helpful details you’re missing!
You know on an instinctual level that your chewing … it shouldn’t be a problem. It should just be something you do really without thinking too much about it. After all, you do a lot of it! This process lets you eat food, which is essential for your daily nutrition intake! It shouldn’t hurt, it shouldn’t feel strenuous, etc. So, what are you supposed to do when you realize something is definitely not going quite right in this area of your oral health? Well, you come to our Lake Orion, MI team for answers, help, and solutions, of course! Let us walk you through the chewing pain specifics!
It’s extremely rare that you run into someone who makes a “yuck!” face, when sugar is mentioned. Most people love it! It’s sweet, it’s delightful, it’s a main ingredient in many delicious desserts, beverages, and more! With that said, it’s also rare that you run into someone who really feels completely confident in terms of enjoying sugar without feeling exceptionally guilty about its potentially (very negative) oral health impact. So, what can you do, you ask our Lake Orion, MI team? Just accept a fate full of cavities? Never eat it again? Well. We can give you some middle-ground solutions that will help you enjoy some sweetness, while safeguarding your smile health!
Sometimes, as you have heard before (and likely many times), you just have to take a chance, when it comes to enjoying change! When we apply this line of thinking to your smile, the idea holds true! However, you may find yourself wondering: What types of chances should you take and what types should you probably avoid? In short, our Lake Orion, MI team reminds you that you should say “yes” to things that benefit your smile and “no” to those that have the potential to harm your oral health or appearance. Want some examples for improved clarity? We’ve got them!
You know that there’s something you think of as “good breath,” which really just means you’re not putting any offensive odors out into the world, when you’re standing close enough for someone to catch a whiff! Then, you also know that there’s bad breath, which can cause even those who love you the most to back away, as you’re speaking to spare themselves the disgust that comes with breathing in what you’re putting out! However, you may wonder: What’s this all got to do with your oral health? Does it really mean anything at all? Our Lake Orion, MI team reminds you that the answer is yes, it is directly linked, and there are some details you should keep in mind!
What’s a dental crown and why do you need one? If you have been diagnosed with a problem with your tooth and we have suggested a crown, then you probably already have a pretty good idea of what’s going on. You know that your tooth needs some serious help from restorative dental care and you know that a crown is a prosthetic tooth that’s hollow and fits over your natural tooth! Do you know, though, the full extent of the protection you can expect from such a restoration? If not, our Lake Orion, MI team is certainly ready to fill you in on compelling benefits!