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
Dental veneers made of porcelain have a natural look and easily bond to the front of your tooth without much filing involved. Cosmetic dentists can use veneers to treat significant cosmetic issues such as a chipped or cracked tooth. But dental veneers also work wonders in situations where the cosmetic issue is relatively minor but still worth correcting. Here are a few of the minor cosmetic dentistry issues best solved with porcelain dental veneers.
4 August 2016
Your teeth are the hardest part of your body. But they are also very vulnerable and susceptible to damage and diseases. Unfortunately, there are several things that people do on a daily basis that actually cause damage. This damage leads to weaker enamel, which can lead to gum disease. Below are the top three things you need to stop doing now in order to protect your mouth and make your teeth stronger to battle damage and disease.
20 July 2016
When you have finally reached the milestone of starting your senior year of high school, one of the things that will best commemorate it is your senior pictures. These senior pictures and portraits will be what your family and you use to remember your high school days in the future. As such, you want to look your absolute best when you go in for your photo session. And your smile is a big part of that.
30 June 2016
When you eat, the bacteria in your mouth combine with the sugar that's in your food to create a tooth-attacking acid that can cause tooth decay over time. While brushing your teeth, flossing, and using mouthwash a few times per day helps prevent your teeth from decaying, it doesn't guarantee that you won't get a cavity. The good news is that you can decrease your chances of getting tooth decay by making a few small changes in your oral hygiene routine.
6 May 2016
If you are in need of dental care but think you cannot afford it, rest assured that there are some options available to you. Avoiding the dentist can result in a multitude of problems for your oral health, including painful cavities, broken teeth, and an overall lack of confidence due to a broken smile. Since dental insurance is not available to everyone, there are some low-cost or even free options you can utilize to care for your teeth.
6 May 2016
If you have severe gum disease, you probably know that just brushing your teeth more often or allowing the dentist to do a series of deep cleanings will not be enough to solve the problem. Instead, it is likely that you will need to consider surgical options for treating the problem, including bone or tissue grafts, as described below. Bone Grafts It is first important to consider that bone grafts are often needed to reinforce the strength of the jawbone for additional dental work to occur.
6 May 2016