People often leave flossing out of their daily oral hygiene routine. However, this is a vital activity if you are to maintain your gums and teeth in a healthy state. On its own, brushing is not sufficient for removing bacteria and food debris from the mouth and from between the teeth. The fact is that floss can reach into those awkward areas between the teeth and at the rear of the mouth.
24 November 2014
If your child must undergo invasive dental procedures or is overly anxious about regular dental procedures then intravenous (IV) sedation dentistry, like that offered by Dr. Frank W. Sallustio, will often be an important part of their dental care. Intravenous sedation dentistry will help to make any dental procedure pain free and ensure that your child does not do anything that will hamper their dental care. Benefits of Intravenous Sedation Intravenous sedation allows the dentist to monitor the amount of medication that will be needed to keep your child pain free as they go through the dental procedure.
22 November 2014
If you're considering a career change, consider getting a little cosmetic dentistry done before you start sending out your resumes. You'll give yourself an advantage over other job-seekers. Read more to learn why. It's All About Perceptions Having bad teeth doesn't make you a bad person, nor does it make you a bad employee - but it does give a bad impression. When you're changing careers, you have have to sell yourself to new employers or new clients (or both).
20 November 2014
If you have a small child, you will want them to see a dentist at a clinic like Kemper Pond Dental so that they have an early start in the care of their teeth. It is recommended to take your child to a dentist well before their permanent teeth come in so that any potential problems with alignment or the health of the gums can be cared for properly. Your child may be a little apprehensive about going to a dentist.
20 November 2014
With the modern advances in cosmetic dentistry, you can walk into an office with teeth that you are ashamed to show and walk out with pearly whites you are more than proud to share. One of the ways that this is accomplished is through the use of porcelain veneers. While porcelain veneers may be one of the most popular treatment options when it comes to cosmetic dentistry, this does not come without some disadvantages.
18 November 2014
Has your dentist told you that you are a good candidate for dental implants? If you are suffering from the embarrassment of a few missing teeth, implants can be the answer. Here is some information that you can use to prepare yourself for getting dental implants. What Are Implants? Implants are replacement tooth roots that are embedded surgically into the gums. They will protrude out where the teeth used to be.
17 November 2014
Chewing gum can be an enjoyable habit, but what effect does it have on your oral health? Its reputation for always being bad for your teeth has changed over the years. Depending on your dental needs, it can help or hurt your teeth and jaw. Here's how gum can have bad or good effects: The bad: Damaging dental devices Chewing gum and braces, partials, or dentures is usually a bad combination.
14 November 2014
If you're going to be getting braces from a place like Crest Hill Family Dental, you want to know how to take care of them. The orthodontist will give you some general information on how to take care of your braces, but that information may not give you all the advice you're going to need for the long haul. Reading the information below will help you to learn about different ways you can properly care for your braces.
12 November 2014
If you have just undergone dental implant surgery, you are probably experiencing bleeding gums, inflammation and pain. The pain medications that your dentist prescribed will wear off in just a few hours, so it is important to know what you can do to help manage these symptoms while waiting for your next dose. Below is a list of just a few of the natural remedies you can use that will reduce these symptoms of dental implants so that you can continue life as normal.
12 November 2014
Whether your tooth fell out or you had it pulled out, you need to find a way to replace it. You have several options for replacing your missing tooth, but you may be wondering why it is important to do so. By taking the opportunity to learn more about the consequences of not replacing your missing tooth, you will have better understanding of why you need to replace it as soon as possible.
11 November 2014