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.
26 April 2017
Since scuba diving requires you to wear a regulator while diving, this can deter a lot of denture wearers from participating. Many individuals feel that wearing dentures while diving can make it difficult to enjoy the experience. While this may be true, the biggest issue comes from possible dislodgement. Like eating or playing sports, your dentures can become loose when you scuba dive because of a number of different factors. This can quickly make the experience uncomfortable and frustrating.
25 April 2017
When you move to a new area, switch insurances, your old dentist relocates, etc., you will need to find a new dentist to go to. However, this isn't often the easiest thing to do because you want to make sure that you find a good one that you are going to feel comfortable with, and one that is going to meet all of your dental needs. This article is going to discuss 3 important questions that you should ask yourself when you are looking for a dentist.
18 April 2017
Although tooth enamel isn't a living structure, did you know that there are parts of the tooth which are alive? The dentin—or the bone-like celluar structure—covers the pulp, which contains the nerves, tissues, and blood vessels inside your teeth. However, trauma or decay can cause infections which can kill the pulp tissue for good. Take a look at some symptoms for dying teeth and how to fix them. When does a tooth die, and what are the signs?
11 April 2017
If you have periodic pain in one of your teeth when you bite down on food, then it is very likely that the tooth is cracked. Dentists have a name for this type of problem and call it simply "cracked tooth syndrome." Cracked tooth syndrome is challenging for your dentist to diagnose and is a painful dental problem that will require intervention in order to eliminate your pain. To help you better understand this dental issue before visiting your dentist's office for treatment, here are the answers to some common questions about cracked tooth syndrome for you to review:
6 April 2017
All dentists recommend that you floss regularly, but just doing it isn't enough. It's possible to floss every day and still have poor oral health and gum disease if you don't use the right techniques. Whether you're planning to start flossing or already have a regular habit of doing so, read the checklist below to find out how to maximize the benefit of flossing. Scrape Teeth If your teeth are tightly spaced, chances are the floss is doing a good job of scraping the sides of your teeth to remove sticky plaque and biofilm that's full of the bacteria that causes plaque.