Composite Restorations vs. Amalgam Restorations. To restore your tooth dentists use various ways to replace missing teeth or repair missing parts of the tooth structure. Teeth can be filled with gold, silver amalgam, or tooth-colored plastic materials called composite resin fillings.
Sports and Dental Injuries in Children. Dental injury in sports commonly happen for both children and adults, carrying a risk for dental injury. Children who play sports must be aware of the potential risks for dental injury in order to make the necessary measures to minimize them.
Tooth Avulsion. If you lost a tooth as a result of an injury: the best way is an immediate (less than 5 minute) replantation. — physically replacing the tooth into its socket. If it is an upper tooth place the other hand on top of the person’s head to stabilize it then push firmly and hold the tooth in place. Sustained pressure is required to move blood that has accumulated in the socket.
Best Pain Medications. What are the pain medications that best suited for pain of endodontic origin? Why anti-inflammatory medications work best with infected teeth?