If you have had several teeth pulled and need full or partial dentures, there will likely be an adjustment period as you get used to wearing them. Luckily, after wearing your new dentures for several weeks, you should feel more comfortable and confident. Use the following tips for make adjusting to new dentures easier: Eat Soft Foods In the first few days of wearing new dentures, it is a good idea to focus on eating soft foods, such as mashed potatoes, pudding, and ice cream.
9 January 2017
If you just got a dental implant for the very first time, it's difficult to fully understand what to expect after dental implant placements. Is that sensation you are feeling normal, or a reason to be concerned? Here are some warning signs that will tell you that the implant could be failing, and that you should see a dentist immediately. Pain and Discomfort Pain and discomfort will be your body's way of telling you something isn't right.
29 December 2016
The installation of dental implants can be a major improvement in the quality of your smile. Yet, patients can neglect to opt for this type of dental procedure because they are not aware of the numerous benefits that will come with these artificial teeth. Cost-Efficiency It may seem counterintuitive that a dental implant would be more cost-efficient than a bridge because it will have a higher price. Yet, dental implants are permanent, which will result in substantial savings as dental bridges will have to be periodically replaced.
15 December 2016
Do have teeth that are less than perfect? Are you worried that nothing can be done about your teeth and that you'll just have to live with them the way that they are? Having teeth that are yellowed, crooked, or otherwise less than ideal can be difficult. You may be constantly worried and self-conscious about your appearance, hoping that nobody notices your teeth. Fortunately, it's easier than ever to be able to have the teeth that you've always wanted.
29 November 2016
Dealing with dental procedures can often be very unnerving, especially if drilling is involved. Many people completely avoid seeing the dentist regularly for fear of the different procedures required in order to repair basic issues, such as cavities. One way many dental professionals are easing the minds of fearful patients is with drill-free dentistry. Drill-free dentistry is a great option for those who do not want to deal with drilling the teeth and all that it entails.
8 November 2016
If you have diabetes, then you are more likely to form cavities in the teeth than an individual who does not have diabetes. Diabetics have high blood sugar levels and saliva is likely to contain some sugar as well. If you have diabetes, then you should protect your teeth from cavities. Keep reading to learn about a few tips that can help you. Rinse Your Mouth After Eating If you have high levels of sugar in your blood and saliva, then it is likely that you have more cavity causing bacteria in your mouth.
20 October 2016
Taking your toddler to the dentist is a must because you want to be sure that their teeth are coming in correctly. Toddlers are also highly susceptible to tooth decay, since baby teeth are not as strong as adult teeth. Toddlers tend to gravitate towards sugary items, such as lollipops, fruit juices, and more. Visiting a dentist regularly will prevent tooth decay, and that ensures that once the adult teeth are ready to come in, they won't be in danger of problems because of the badly damaged gums.
30 September 2016
A toothache can seem relentless, especially if it's due to an infection within a tooth. In most cases, you will need professional dental care to treat the condition. Still, there are multiple ways to treat a dental infection and help alleviate some of the discomfort as you wait to reach the dental office. Here are a few of them: Rinse with hydrogen peroxide. Many people use a hydrogen peroxide rinse as a bleaching agent for their teeth, but it can also be applied for its germ-killing abilities.
14 September 2016
After having teeth extracted and being fit with customized dentures, you'll begin the process of healing and get used to wearing the dentures on a regular basis. It can take a while to adapt to your new dentures, but there are a few things you can do to make the acclimation process more comfortable and less stressful. Consider using one or more of the following tips and tricks: Focus on Soft Foods
9 September 2016
Technological advancement has enabled dentists to offer same-day crown restoration using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and computer-assisted design (CAD). Using this state-of-the art approach, patients no longer have to wait for a long period of time to get crown restoration. More so, restorations created using this technology are metal-free, meaning that your tooth will retain its natural beauty once the process is complete. So how does this technology work? Below is a brief overview of each step that you will go through during CAD/ CAM crown restoration.
25 August 2016