If you have not had your wisdom teeth removed, you may be at risk for an impaction. Because the tooth has not fully erupted, you may be unable to get the area clean when you brush and floss. This can cause an infection and, if not recognized and treated quickly by your dentist, can lead to serious local and systemic complications. Here are some warning signs of an infected impacted wisdom tooth and what you can do about them:
There are times in life when you want to make sure to make a good impression. Whether you're going on a first date or networking with people at a work function, you want to look your best. Your smile is an important part of your appearance. Here are four dental hygiene tips that can help you make a good first impression:
1. Get your professionally teeth whitened.
Your teeth naturally become discolored as you age due to your enamel thinning and the underlying dentin showing through.