How We Can Help When You’re Missing A Tooth

The term “anodontia” is used to describe the genetic or congenital (hereditary) absence of teeth. The teeth most commonly missing are the “lateral incisors” (on either side of the two front teeth) and the “second bicuspids” (two teeth behind the canine, or eye, teeth). As you might imagine, missing these teeth poses some problems beyond cosmetic. When holes are left …

Acids & Your Teeth

Tooth Enamel – Strong But Brittle Your tooth enamel is one of the hardest surfaces on earth – it’s harder than steel! But, it’s also brittle. So while scratching your tooth enamel is nearly impossible, chipping or cracking a tooth is a real possibility. Your tooth enamel is also vulnerable to acids – both in what you eat and drink, …