Going to the dentist isn't any fun, but it is one of those things that just has to be done. For years, I fought the process and didn't go for my regular cleanings and in the end, it sure didn't pay to do so. I ended up spending ten times as much time in the chair and a boat-load of money in dental repairs. If you don't like going to the dentist, you can make it easier on yourself. This blog will show you a few tips that can help you improve the experience and get through the treatment without as much discomfort.
20 March 2017
As a parent, you want the best for your child in every respect, right down to hoping and doing all you can to ensure they have a lovely smile they can be proud to share with the rest of the world. While you may know that braces are a good idea for your teen or pre-teen, your child may not be so happy about the whole idea. In fact, they can be pretty stubborn about the whole idea at this age when their looks and appearance are such a big part of who they are.
12 March 2017
Often, you think of dentures as something the elderly wear. While that is true, there are people much younger than sexagenarians, septuagenarians and octogenarians that wear dentures. In fact, there are people in their thirties who wear dentures. Here are five things that lead to thirty-year-olds wearing dentures long before they should, and how their examples can help you avoid wearing dentures before your golden years. Poor Oral Hygiene Seriously poor oral hygiene always leads to tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss.
9 March 2017
Candy makes a delicious treat, but it can wreak havoc on your oral health. Here are a few reasons why you should trade candy for sugarless gum: Candy contains sugar that feeds oral bacteria. The bacteria in your mouth have a favorite food, and it is sugar. Oral microbes can digest simple carbohydrates and during their digestive processes, acid is released. It is this bacterial acid that causes tooth decay. The acid dissolves the tooth enamel, causing cavities to develop.
6 March 2017
Your teeth say a lot about who you are. Although some people don't want to admit it to themselves, it's very common to judge people by the condition of their teeth. That's why in order for you to make sure you're putting your best foot forward, it's a good idea for you to consider getting a cosmetic dental treatment. This could be tooth whitening, bonding, veneers, or even implants. These are all procedures that can improve the way your teeth look.
2 March 2017
If you have missing teeth, this can make life harder for you. The key to being able to feel your best and enjoy a high level of self-confidence is by getting dentures if these are necessary. This is a process that you will need to have completed at a dental office that does offer this service. Dentures will involve having fabricated teeth that are made especially for you and put into place.