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Can a dentist fix a chipped tooth?
Chipped teeth are at best a nuisance and at worst a major source of pain. The bad news? There are no DIY treatments to fix a chipped tooth. The good news? Your dentist can fix it.
How to Prevent Dry Socket
If you've ever had your wisdom teeth pulled, you've probably heard about the risk of dry socket (also known as alveolar osteitis). Namely that it's something you want to avoid at all costs. Here are some thoughts to help you understand what dry socket is, how to avoid it, how to tell if you have it, and what to do if that's the case.
Can Tooth Enamel Be Repaired?
It's a well-established fact that good overall healthcare begins with good oral hygiene, the foundation of which is brushing with toothpaste at least twice a day, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash. Another critical factor in dental health, however, is tooth enamel, an often overlooked facet of dental hygiene. Enamel, which is the thin, tough outer shell that covers a tooth, is the hardest tissue in the human body. Enamel covers the crown, the part of the tooth that's visible above the gum line.
Dr. Gregory Plancich’s 2017 Guatemala Mission Trip | Open Wide Foundation
Since 2013, Dr. Gregory Plancich and Dr. Bryce Plancich have traveled to Guatemala to provide oral health care to those in need.