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.
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.
31 March 2017
Many people make the assumption that dental veneers only serve a cosmetic purpose and don't really improve health. However, this is not necessarily the case. Veneers actually offer some considerable health benefits. Those considering dental veneers should be aware of the following: Dental veneers can help to prevent cavities and certain oral diseases. Typically, a patient's enamel will protect their teeth from bacteria and oral diseases. However, over time enamel wears away.
21 March 2017
There are a number of dental problems that you or your family members may encounter that should be treated in advance of your next dental checkup. While you can schedule an appointment with your family dentist if you notice something such as an achy tooth, you shouldn't wait for this appointment with issues that are more pressing. Instead, it's a good idea to find an emergency dental clinic in your city.
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.
14 March 2017
Everyone has a little bad breath from time to time -- maybe after they eat garlic or when they just wake up in the morning. But when your bad breath is a constant, ongoing problem, it can become a major hindrance in your life. Ongoing bad breath can keep you from engaging in social situations and may even keep you from dating. If you're tired of letting halitosis ruin your dating and social life, take control by getting to the root cause of your condition.