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.
4 April 2016
If you are unfortunate enough to be one of the two to five percent of people to develop dry socket after tooth extractions, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do at home to help relieve your symptoms. If so, use the following two-step home remedy for alleviating the pain and helping the socket heal faster. What You Will Need Before you begin, gather the following supplies and ingredients, which can be found in pharmacies, some department stores and natural health stores.
22 March 2016
If you are a new parent, you probably already know that introducing your little one to the dentist early is vital to teaching him that visiting the dentist is a normal part of life. What you may not know is that choosing a pediatric dentist, instead of taking your kiddo to the family dentist, is also important. Pediatric dentists offer a host of benefits to both you and your child.
23 February 2016
Gum disease is one of the more serious oral health issues, and it affects many people. In fact, 47.2 percent of American adults who are 30 or over have gum disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you have red, swollen, or bleeding gums, you may have this oral health condition and should see your dentist as soon as possible. Gum disease can lead to serious health problems, so you should not take it lightly.
4 January 2016
Asthma is a respiratory condition that can make it hard for you to breathe, but your lungs aren't the only part of your body that are affected by the condition. Asthma is associated with a variety of oral health complications, including xerostomia, also known as dry mouth. Here are four things asthmatics need to know about xerostomia. How does asthma cause xerostomia? There are two main causes of xerostomia in people with asthma.
29 December 2015
If your teeth are crooked or misaligned, your dentist or orthodontist may recommend braces to straighten them out. But, if you're concerned about your appearance, the prospect of having a metal mouth for a year or more may be even worse than the thought of living with crooked teeth. That's why you need to talk to your dentist or orthodontist about lingual braces. An alternative to traditional braces, they allow many people to improve their smiles without having to sport a metal-mouth look.