Did you know the human tooth contains the most mineralized substance in the body? Teeth are made up of multiple layers including the enamel, the dentin, the cementum and the pulp. Each individual layer has an important function, and problems with one section can snowball into problems in the whole tooth. While teeth may look […]
While eating healthy is great for your teeth and body, every once and a while we need to reward ourselves with some sweet dessert. The words “sugar free” may not sound like the yummiest part of dessert, you’d be amazed at how many healthy sweets there are which don’t contain cavity-causing sugar. Not only that, […]
Crowns are the best option to extend the life of a natural tooth and can delay removal of a tooth as well as the use of an implant for years. While they require a greater investment than composite fillings, they are an excellent long-term solution that requires much less maintenance from your dentist. Because of […]
We’ve all been there… cupping our hand in front of our mouth, trying to sniff out whether or not we have bad breath. It’s not pretty, but the condition, formally known as halitosis, is a fact of life. And it’s one that can make us feel embarrassed and self-conscious, especially during an important encounter like […]
Not only are dental emergencies stressful, any injury to teeth or gums can be potentially serious and should be handled with special care! That’s why Dental Solutions of Avon is here to help with this guide for what to do in different common dental emergencies.
If you’ve heard us calling out and recording a series of numbers during your dental visit at Dental Solutions of Avon and wondered what that was all about, we were most likely measuring the depth of these gum spaces. Around each tooth, there’s a space between the top of the gum and where the gum […]
Have you ever been in the middle of your morning or nighttime teeth brushing routine and paused in wonderment of the instrument in your hand? When did it come to be? What early versions of the tool might your predecessors have used, and why are some of the bristles a different color? Hmm… We hope […]
1) What is the monthly premium? The amount that comes out of your pocket each month is a big consideration! Think about what you can afford first before starting your dental insurance search.
Flossing – if you’re like most people, flossing is on a nagging list of things you know you should be doing regularly, but just don’t seem to get around to. It’s right up there with your other shameful neglects, like exercising, making your bed, and calling your mother.
Teeth can be lost for a variety of reasons, from tooth decay, gum disease or accidents. Dental implants are widely considered the best solution for replacing lost or removed teeth because they are long lasting and look like natural teeth. Although it can be scary to consider a procedure, dental implants are very safe and […]