Are White Spots On Your Kid's Teeth Cavities?

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If you're a diligent parent, chances are you check your child's teeth on a regular basis. After all, while you're not a dentist, it's up to a parent to notice early problems and to get your child to the dentist, when problems occur. If you've noticed that your child's adult teeth are coming in and have white spots on them, you might be concerned about whether or not your child is developing cavities.

26 June 2019

All About Porcelain Veneers

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Dental veneers have improved since their inception. Today's veneers look natural and last a long time. Veneers can transform the appearance of your teeth, and they are worth considering if you have discolored teeth, chips, cracks, or teeth that don't match. One reason veneers have a natural appearance is because of the way they are made. Porcelain is often used for making these dental shells. Here's why porcelain is the ideal material for veneers.

23 May 2019

What Patients Need To Know About Sedation Dentistry

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Going to the dentist knowing you're about to have a procedure performed can be an anxiety-inducing event. Some folks are happy to tell the doctor to put them under, while others aren't thrilled about losing a sense of control. There are plenty of cases that call for sedation dentistry, and it's good to know whether yours might be one of them. Procedures That May Be Painful Subjecting a patient to a level of pain is somewhat implied in the dental trade, but pain levels can cross the line at which they cease to be manageable.

24 April 2019

Are You Ready To Cover Up Stained Teeth In Your 60s? 3 Tips To Increase Your Comfort While Getting Veneers

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You've taken care of your teeth over the years, and you are fortunate to be able to enjoy having your natural teeth right there in your smile zone. However, even with the best of brushing and flossing, you've still developed some stains on your teeth that are unsightly. Stains on your teeth are common as you age, and there eventually comes a point when habits such as enjoying coffee or red wine catch up with you.

22 March 2019

Control Your Fear Of A Tooth Extraction Before And After Treatment

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Going to the dentist is never very easy for those who suffer from anxiety. It can be difficult to even make an appointment for a routine cleaning and checkup. What happens if your tooth needs to be extracted? That could cause your anxiety to soar to new heights. How can you control your fear of a tooth extraction, both before and after the procedure is done? There are a few tips that can really help you.

22 February 2019

What Are Post and Core Dental Crowns?

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The vast majority of dental crowns are caps that are fitted over the top of a prepared tooth. However, this is only possible if there is a good deal of healthy tooth material left to allow for proper adhesion. If the tooth has been significantly damaged and your dentist feels that the root has retained a great deal of strength, then something called a post and core device may be considered.

28 January 2019

How To Get Your Kids Into The Dentist For A Dental Filling

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If you have a young kid who has a cavity, then your dentist may recommend that they get a dental filling. When anyone gets a cavity it's essentially a hole in their tooth that's caused by decay. However, when you get a tooth filling it fills in that hole so that it doesn't get worse and so that bacteria doesn't enter inside of it. If, however, you are having a hard time getting your little one into the dentist to get their cavity filled with a tooth filing, then this article is just the thing for you.

28 December 2018

Need A Fast Recovery From A Tooth Extraction? Avoid These Activities

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Having a tooth removed due to injury, decay, or other reasons is something that most people approach with dread. While modern anesthetics and pain medications are able to make the tooth extraction itself relatively comfortable and pain-free, some dental patients find themselves dealing with more discomfort or pain during the recovery period than they should. In many cases, the increased discomfort during recovery may have been caused by certain choices the patient made.

30 November 2018

Helping Your Children (And Yourself) Overcome The Dental Dangers Of Soda Addiction

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Soda is filled with a variety of ingredients that are delicious but addictive. The caffeine of soda will compel you and your children to drink high volumes of it. However, sugar is just as addictive – if not more so – and damaging to dental health. As a result, you need to work with your child and dentist to ensure that dental damage is minimized as much as possible. Addiction To Soda Is Real

29 October 2018

6 Pros And Cons Of Porcelain Veneers

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Thanks to increasing advancements in cosmetic dentistry, patients are able to get the beautiful smile they've always wanted. If your confidence is affected by your smile, you may be considering porcelain veneers. While porcelain veneers help many patients get a great smile, they may not be right for you, so check out these six pros and cons of porcelain veneers. Pro: They Are Perfect for Chipped Teeth If you have a chipped front tooth, it can be difficult to patch with a filling.

28 September 2018