Month: December 2019

Is Nail-biting at Any Age Harmful to the Teeth?

Biting your nails not only makes your hands unsightly, but can also cause harm to your fingers and cuticles, as well as your teeth. Nail-biting is a habit often developed in childhood, with an estimated 60 percent of children and 45 percent of teenagers who bite their nails. Although nail-biting is less common in adults,…

Could You Need Grafts Before Getting Dental Implants?

Getting dental implants involves replacing your tooth roots with metal posts, in order to anchor your new teeth into your jawbone. Implanted teeth are preferable to crowns or veneers for many patients, as they look and function like your natural teeth and are a welcomed alternative to bridgework or dentures, both of which involve special…

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