Can You Have Ozone Therapy Instead of a Root Canal?

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If you have a dental abscess and need a root canal, then you may have heard that ozone therapy is an alternative to a traditional treatment where the tooth’s canals are manually cleaned out and disinfected. How does ozone work on dental infections, and will it get rid of your abscess? How Does Ozone Affect Dental Infections? In dental treatments, ozone therapy targets infection and decay. This gas can disinfect areas that contain bacteria; as it disinfects and area, it also works on it as an antiseptic.…

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5 Reasons Your Periodontist Wants You to Floss Every Day

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Dentists who specialise in periodontics help their patients to prevent and manage gum disease. Flossing is a vital part of tackling gum problems. Here are five reasons why your periodontist keeps telling you to floss every day. 1. Plaque Gets Harder to Remove You might not think it is a big deal to skip flossing for a couple of days. However, the truth is that the longer you leave plaque in contact with your teeth, the more it hardens and becomes difficult to remove.…

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Understanding the Value of Partial Dentures

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If you have missing teeth, you might need to look into getting partial dentures. They help in more ways than just filling the gaps in your teeth for aesthetic/cosmetic value. What Are Partial Dentures? Simply put, a partial denture is a gum-coloured plastic plate/base with some metallic parts. Depending on where you have missing teeth, artificial teeth are attached to the same position on the plastic base. You are expected to wear the partial denture and remove it when you need to, especially when you sleep.…

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