Gum disease is a big problem for many people. It can develop without you realizing it, and before you know it, it's full-blown gingivitis or even periodontitis. If your family refuses to floss or at least won't commit to it on a regular basis, then their gums are at risk of getting this unwanted disease. Thankfully, there are other ways that you can help to improve your family's gum health. Here are three of them.
16 December 2019
If you have recently gotten dental implants to either replace decaying teeth or to fill in the gaps, you may be wondering if there is anything special you need to do to take care of them. If so, there are a couple of changes that you will need to make in your oral hygiene routine to ensure that your implants are not damaged or moved. 1. Change the Tools You Use to Brush Your Teeth
8 November 2019
Dental implants give some lucky dental patients the ability to mimic their natural teeth after a loss. The alternatives, including dentures and bridges, are not as long-lasting or nearly as realistic in appearance as an implant will be. Surgery, though it's minor surgery, is how implants must be added so that you can enjoy them for a long time. After you have the posts installed, you should take care of your oral health to both promote healing and relieve any minor discomfort.
23 September 2019
Are you planning to have your teeth professionally whitened but are worried about the problem with sensitivity that can happen afterward? If so, do not let sensitivity prevent you from having a whitening procedure done. With the following tips, you will experience as little sensitivity as possible after your teeth are whitened. Switch Toothpaste Before The Procedure Reducing sensitivity actually begins before you have your teeth whitened. Your dentist may recommend that you change the kind of toothpaste you use so that you have reduced sensitivity.
23 September 2019
A so-called flipper tooth can be an affordable option for those with missing teeth that need a quick way to fill the gap. These teeth are provided by your dentist and have both some benefits and some issues you should know about before you make the decision. To help you know both the good and bad points of a flipper, read on. What Is a Flipper Tooth? These teeth are meant to appear like a natural tooth but can be removed for cleaning.
21 August 2019
Tooth extraction can sound alarming. You may be concerned about the pain or how you will chew after the procedure, especially if you're getting several teeth removed at once. Immediate dentures can take some of the worry off your mind. As the name suggests, same day dentures are given to you at the end of your tooth extraction procedure. There are many benefits to this approach to dentures. Here are just a few of the reasons you should opt for same day partial dentures:
22 July 2019
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
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
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
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