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Is A Root Canal Treatment Safe If You Have A Latex Allergy?

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Is A Root Canal Treatment Safe If You Have A Latex Allergy?

Dentists and endodontists carry out over 15 million root canal treatments every year. This procedure helps remove infected or damaged pulp from a tooth, sealing the remaining cavity with a filling. A root canal treatment is a relatively simple, safe procedure, but if you have certain allergies, your dentist may need to take certain precautions. If you or a loved one has an allergy to rubber latex, find out what you need to do if your dentist suggests a root canal treatment. How rubber latex allergies affect your body Rubber latex allergies are relatively common in the United States, and the American Latex Allergy Association estimates that around 3 million people suffer with this problem. What’s more, some people are at higher risk. For example, around 68 per cent of children with spina bifida also have this allergy, and up to 17 per...

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Proactive Advice To Help Seniors Maintain Good Oral Health Throughout The Golden Years

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Proactive Advice To Help Seniors Maintain Good Oral Health Throughout The Golden Years

Genetics and environmental factors surely have much to do with the length of our lifespan and our general level of health as we age. However, recent medical findings indicate that oral health has a direct bearing on our risk for developing certain serious diseases and conditions. Although most people take good care of their teeth from childhood through middle age, maintaining dental health may not be given as much priority later in life, even though it certainly should. If you are in your fifties or beyond, taking time to incorporate the following dental health tips into your daily routine might just help you remain healthy and active for decades to come! Continue to Brush & Floss Daily Dentists know that daily brushing and flossing helps clean the teeth, increase circulation to the gums and decrease the risk of many...

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