Sensodyne combines fluoride and other ingredients to plug the holes or areas of the tooth that are sensitive which causes the sensitivity to subside.
There is a genetic component where certain bacteria that cause gum disease or cavities can be genetically passed from one person to another.
If the cavities are big enough and cause an infection, the infection can cause damage to the adult tooth. But, just having a cavity on the baby teeth should not have any effect on the adult teeth if it is caught early.
Sour candies are usually bad for the teeth because of the sugar and the way that they can get stuck in between the teeth. The acidity might also cause some damage, but mainly they are bad for the teeth because of the candy itself.
I would rather the patient recovers initially for the first 72 hours before they do any type of traveling. This is because of the rawness of the area and the pressure in the air can cause some pain.
Usually, recovery dental implant surgery takes just a couple of days. I have had patients that have gone to work the next day. Implant surgery does not seem to be a very painful procedure. It is less painful than an extraction.
The length of dental implant surgery varies depending on how much bone the person has and it varies depending on the location of where it being implanted. But normally, in an hour an implant can be placed, and then after that if there are multiple implants being placed in the same area or next to each other, it takes maybe 15 to 20 minutes longer for each one.
Dental implants are made of titanium alloys. Titanium has been shown to be a very biocompatible material that has been used in hip replacements and other surgeries
A darker tooth can be whitened. But, you also have to check to make sure that the tooth is not dead or that the color change is not due to some sort of trauma to the tooth. It is best that the tooth is examined by a dentist to see if the nerve of the tooth is still alive.
The main reason for canker sore is due to stress or sometimes certain types of dental work can cause canker sores. Also there is a viral component to canker sores in certain cases. Also, some hormonal changes during the month can cause canker sores. However, canker sores do not affect your teeth at all.