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.
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.
17 January 2017
From serious tooth discoloration to teeth that are worn, chipped or misaligned, according to WebMD, there are several reasons why people opt for veneers. Your veneers will provide you with a beautiful white smile for several years, if you care for them properly. However, there will be times when you suffer an unexpected accident or the veneer's bonding material fails, and your beautiful tooth falls out. If your veneer falls out, don't worry and instead, here is what to do next:
28 December 2016
Smoking can wreak havoc on your oral health, and if you need an implant, smoking can delay healing time and increase the risk of failure. Luckily, there are ways to lessen the effect smoking has on your implants. Here are some tips and ideas to keep in mind: 1. Tell your dentist you smoke. Before having any dental work done, make sure that your dentist knows that you smoke. Your dentist can use that information to steer you towards the right treatment, and he or she may be able to provide you with resources on quitting.