When a tooth is lost that’s visible when smiling, most people will replace it with a dental implant or other tooth replacement option. However, when the missing tooth is a molar or toward the back of the mouth, it often isn't treated with the same urgency. The logic goes: "if no one can see it, it's not as important as a missing tooth closer to the front." Here's why a missing back tooth should never be ignored.....
"You're as young as your spine," the yogis tell us. A supple spine allows us to perform the daily tasks of living with grace and ease - not to mention avoid the pain that comes with an inflexible spine. Balanced jaw joints could be considered as vital to dental health as a spine is to overall health.
Daily exposure to sodas, sports drinks, sugary food and drinks and alcohol eventually causes minerals to be leached from tooth enamel. Tooth enamel eventually softens due to lack of minerals. Bacteria are then able to cling to the surface of teeth and begin to eat away at inner tooth structure...
1. Read Your Labels!From frozen pizzas to yogurts, sugars in the form of high fructose corn syrups, corn solids, and the myriad other names are found in foods. Choose foods with no added sugars – or at least no high-fructose corn syrup or corn solids. Sweeten with Stevia herb powder. You can find it on Amazon.
2. Stop Sipping Sodas and Munching Snacks Throughout the Day.
Artistic Dentistry: Peter J. Pagano D.D.S.
Our Specialties: Artistic Dentistry provides most dental services under one roof. With a multidisciplinary approach, we’re able to diagnose and deliver a complete treatment plan. We have offered traditional orthodontics since 1977 and clear braces since they first became available. We’ve also offered dental implant systems since 1999, which are even more popular today. Since a great many of our clientele are busy professionals, being able to get everything done under one roof is very attractive.