Top Five Dental Problems You May Face in Your Life By Jose Valenzuela on January 10, 2011

There are so many dental problems it’s hard to narrow them all down to just five big ones, but that’s just what we’ve done here. We’ve also mentioned some possible treatments that can be helpful in tackling these five dental problems. These solutions may be as simple as fillings or may involve Imperial Valley dental implants and advanced care, but rest assured that our team will help you each step of the way.

1. Tooth Discoloration

When a smile doesn’t look its whitest, it’s hard for you to look your best. Many people have faced issues with discolored teeth over the years, and there are a variety of causes to consider, including the use of tobacco products, the staining properties of beverages such as coffee and red wine, and even the natural aging process. To get your teeth looking bright again, professional teeth whitening is a great option.

2. Tooth Decay and Tooth Damage

Cavities, chips, cracks, and major damage to teeth are all common dental issues people face. Sometimes this happens due to neglect in dental hygiene, other times an injury or accident of some kind will cause the damage. There are a whole host of solutions for these matters, including the use of special dental resins and dental crowns depending on the extent of the damage.

3. Crooked Teeth

Whether it’s crowding issues, spacing issues, or general crookedness, an uneven smile is just not that appealing. For major matters of crookedness, you can go the route of orthodontia, which may include braces and modern invisible braces technology like Invisalign®, but for minor matters of crookedness, Imperial Valley porcelain veneers may be right.

4. Jaw Joint Problems

The jaw joint is one of the most complicated joints in the body, which may explain why many people experience issues with clicking, popping, locking, and so forth in the jaw. This is known as a TMJ disorder, and there are multiple treatment options that may be used depending on your particular case.

5. Tooth Loss

Losing a tooth due to age, decay, a health condition, or an injury can leave your smile looking a little less wonderful than it did before. There are many ways to replace that missing tooth or missing teeth, though, including dental bridges, dentures, and dental implants.

To learn more about your various dental care treatment options, be sure to contact our dental implants office serving Imperial Valley.

Dr. Valenzuela

Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry Center

The Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry Center in Los Algodones offers patients in the Southern California and Western Arizona area state-of-the-art dental work at our modern, inviting, and comfortable dental office. Dr. Valenzuela is a member of multiple prestigious organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry

Contact us online or call (928) 792-2156 to schedule an appointment today.

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