Since we are in the middle of December, we know that many of our patients are in the thick of their holiday celebrations and plans. Whether you are enjoying traditions with family and friends that you didn’t get to experience last year or you are taking a much needed trip or vacation, the winter sniffles and other illnesses can crop up at any moment. While we hope all of our patients remain healthy during this time, occasional illnesses are always possible. If you should happen to fall ill, there are certain changes that you should be making to help your oral health and help improve your overall health.
Have you recently experienced a tooth extraction or learned that you need to have a tooth replaced? Whether you have experienced decay, an illness, trauma to the mouth, or effects of gum disease, we are here to help you. Depending on the location of your problem area, you might be wondering if you need to replace the tooth, especially if it is one of the rear molars. We are here to tell you that, no matter the location, teeth should always be replaced. It is beneficial to the overall health of your mouth and surrounding teeth. Read on to learn more.