Many people need to take certain medications, in order to be healthy; however, many of those prescriptions can actually cause severe oral health issues. Don't be caught off guard by this potentially devastating issue, stay one step ahead of it, instead. What Medications May Be Causing Your Oral Health Issues Unfortunately, the medicine you need to stay healthy may wreak havoc on your teeth and gums. Ask your physician about the side-effects and see if there aren't any alternatives to what you're taking.
12 April 2018
A smile makeover can dramatically change your smile -- and in fact, your entire appearance. Smile makeovers actually consist of multiple dental treatments and procedures, and each patient's smile makeover can be different according to their specific appearance goals. If you want a beautiful new smile, a smile makeover might be right for you. Ask yourself these questions to find out. What Type of Smile Improvement do You Want? A smile makeover is best suited for patients who want cosmetic smile improvement rather than functional improvement, although some cosmetic procedures can have the side benefit of improving function.
18 March 2018
If you are looking into braces, you want to learn what you can about what to expect with regards to the feelings you will be dealing with and all the other issues that come from having them on your teeth. The information here will make sure you are better prepared when you finally decide to go through with getting them. Expect some discomfort in the beginning When the braces first get put in place, they will put a lot of pressure on your teeth and you won't be used to this feeling.
23 February 2018
If you have broken one of your teeth that isn't right in the front, then you may be considering putting off having it fixed. You may be thinking that you can smile smaller and it won't be seen, you can chew carefully and it won't make a difference, you can avoid sitting in that dental chair and you can put off spending the money. However, there are many reasons why you should go in and have it taken care of right away and you can learn about some of them here:
22 January 2018
You pay a lot for your dental work, especially for your fillings because they are so common. Because of this, you want to make sure that your fillings not only last, but stay in excellent condition. This stops the cavity from returning and spreading throughout the rest of the tooth. 1. Avoid Hard or Sticky Foods In order to avoid accidentally ripping off your entire filling or small pieces of your filling, you should most definitely avoid foods that are either very hard or sticky.
16 December 2017
If you have corrective jaw surgery scheduled, how you take care of yourself will determine how quickly you heal from your surgery. #1 Schedule A Post-Operative Visit You need to schedule a post-operative visit with your surgeon to make sure that everything is healing up well and that your body is responding to the surgery as it should. You should have a follow-up visit within a week of your surgery. If you have any questions about your recovery, you should feel free to call your doctor with any follow-up care instructions that you need.
18 November 2017
Caring for your elderly parent is something that you do out of love and concern, and if you can barely tolerate the odor coming from their mouth or the smell of their rotting teeth, it's time to get them to the dentist. You don't want their quality of life to be lessened because of their oral health, or have them suffer because they don't want to spend money on dental care.
26 October 2017
When you need any sort of dental work, leave yourself open to receiving nothing but the best. This means touching base with the most highly qualified dental professionals and having them give you stellar service that will make your teeth look great and protect them long term. In this regard, dental crowns are a type of dentistry that many people turn to when they need to fix some ailments and issues.
24 September 2017
Proper brushing and regular visits to your dentist are essential tasks to have a healthy smile. However, flossing is also an important step in removing food, plaque, and bacteria from your mouth, teeth, and gums. Unfortunately, most people do not place time and energy into this key part of oral hygiene. While surprising, this simple tasks can reduce the risk of harsh dental problems that can be painful and costly to repair.
1 September 2017
The ideal time to get a dental brace from a cosmetic dentist is when you are young, but anybody (including adults) can benefit from dental straightening offered by braces. It's just that as an adult, you should be prepared for the challenges of braces so that you can benefit from the treatment. These are some of the things to prepare for if you are contemplating dental braces as an adult:
2 August 2017