Dental Health-Care

Dental consequences caused by Bulimia

Studies state that over 4.7 million women and 1.5 million men suffer from bulimia nervosa eating disorder during their lifetime. These disorders cause a lot of damage to our teeth. The continual acid exposure from the stomach from the constant vomiting can create many dental problems and symptoms, such as the ones listed below:

Enamel erosion of your teeth
Increase in cavity development
Painful and bleeding gums
Dry mouth
Broken, cracked teeth
Missing teeth
Chewing difficulties
And many others…

After the patient has obtained help to eliminate the […]

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Teeth destruction caused by drug addiction

In general, drug consumption causes many health issues that can affect, not only those who use it, but their family as well.

The main drugs that affect our teeth the most are:
Cannabis or Marihuana:
The biggest problem this drug causes in our mouth is periodontal disease, also known as periodontitis. This disease affects the tissues that offer support to the teeth, which are the gums and bone around the area. It creates general decay, and, in severe cases, the patients lose […]

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Coping when Stress Affects Your Dental Health

The grinding began within a week of being downsized. If it were me, being in my 30s, it would have been easier to find more work on the side. My husband would have contributed, and some support is available for those with young children. However, this happened to my father, a proud, hardworking man in his late 60s. Still strong and fit for his age, he’d been supporting my mother since she retired due to ill health, for a […]

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Crowns in a day

Here at Prisma Dental we have our on-site lab where we can create full porcelain crowns within 24 to 48 hours. By using the newest technology like CAD/CAM, we can have your crowns in the least amount of time possible, always with the highest quality.
The on-site location of our dental lab allows us to maintain the highest quality, precision, aesthetics, and meticulous supervision of all lab work. At Prisma’s Lab we ensure the promptness of all dental work, without […]

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Nitrous Oxide

Fear or phobia to the dentist still exists; it’s one of the most common shared fears and one that must be faced eventually. Many people don’t routinely visit the dentist for this reason and many can spend years concerned about their oral health and not go. Problems may be begin to accumulate and present themselves painful. There is something that can ease a dental appointment, make a tense and anxious visit a smooth and relaxing one: nitrous oxide.
Nitrous oxide […]

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Ever seen a tooth completely dark compared to the rest?

It may be caused by a pulp necrosis, which in other words means death of the inside content of the tooth. Not only makes the tooth look uneven from the rest but it may cause discomfort or intense pain. This can be potential complication of dental cavities, fracture and trauma (hit the tooth, moving teeth with braces too quickly), and may be considered the cause of persistent tooth pain. The treatment is important to prevent further complications and resolve […]

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Dental Laser Therapy in Prisma Dental

Laser therapy has become a popular procedure for several dental treatments. The laser produces a light beam the delivers focalized energy to accelerate healing of soft tissue such as the mucous. It
is a painless and silent procedure, which helps reduce the stress of a dental consultation.
Laser procedures reduce blood loss during dental treatments by aiding the coagulation process. Its
high precision makes it an ideal instrument during surgery. The use of laser may even allow
dentists to forego or reduce the […]

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All you need to know about Third Mollars

Third molars, also known as wisdom molars, are the last to erupt and the furthest back teeth in the mouth. They tend to come out between 16 and 25 years of age. In Prisma, oral surgery to remove wisdom teeth is a standard practice. Although the wisdom teeth may not always hurt, it is removed for preventive reasons. The teeth may be stuck or impacted, preventing it erupting properly into your mouth. Maybe your mouth is too small to […]

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Can a mouthguard improve athletic performance?

Athletes are always looking for ways to improve their performance in sports. The key to be stronger, less tense and increase resistance during workouts may be in a mouth guard.
For centuries it is well known that biting on to something gives physical improvements. Roman soldiers used to bite on a leather strap in battlefields to increase their prowess. Native American women bit down on a piece of wood to ease child labor. During the Civil War, soldiers bitted lead […]

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