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Why Have My Gums Around My New Crown Been Sensitive And Bleed Easily Since It Was Put On?

Why Have My Gums Around My New Crown Been Sensitive and Bleed Easily Since It Was Put On?

Assuming that you have been examined and treated appropriately for gum disease, there are basically two reasons for sensitivity of the gum tissues around the necks of crowns. The type of metal that the crown was made of may be problematic. More often, where the edge of the crown is placed may be infringing on what is called the biologic…

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What Do I Do If My Child’s Teeth Get Knocked Out?

What Do I Do If My Child’s Teeth Get Knocked Out?

Dental injuries, especially to the upper central incisors, are extremely common in both young children and in athletes, both adolescent, and adult.  Most of the time, the teeth get chipped or cracked and can be repaired by routine dental techniques like fillings or crowns.  Unfortunately, if a properly fitted mouthguard is not worn, more severe injuries can occur like bone…

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What Causes Grooves On  Your Teeth?

What Causes Grooves On Your Teeth?

  Many people start to develop small, wedge-shaped grooves in their teeth when they approach middle age, but their dentists have told them for a long time that these are not cavities. Oftentimes, dentists tend to blame these “lesions”, as we call them, on brushing too aggressively with a hard toothbrush. Many patients respond to this accusation by saying that…

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