What is Dental Fear and Anxiety? Dental fear and anxiety is the fear of or anxiety about going to the dentist. It exists in a lot of children and adolescents and is a major dilemma in a pediatric dental practice. Children can develop fear or anxiety about visiting the dentist, even before they’ve ever been
What is Bad Breath? Bad breath, or halitosis (the medical name), is “a noticeable and unpleasant odour in the breath.” 90% of bad breath comes from proteins broken down in your mouth. This is caused by the breakdown of cysteine at the front of the tongue or on the gums. Bad breath can be the
What are Tooth Cavities? Scientifically, cavities are called Dental Caries. Dental caries is commonly known as tooth decay. When you eat certain foods, the bacteria on your teeth break the food down. This produces specific acids that destroy the tooth’s enamel. This can seriously damage the hard tissues of your tooth, which results in the
Whether you’re missing a tooth due to gum disease, a traumatic dental injury, or any other reason, a dental implant is a fantastic way to restore your smile and help you resume a normal life. Best of all, dental implants from Riar Dental Arts are an investment that can pay off for years to come!