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.
1 June 2016
If you don't have any of your natural teeth, you're not alone. In the United States, more than35 million people are missing all of their teeth. Fortunately, many options are available for replacing these missing teeth, including bar-retained dentures. Here are four things you need to know about bar-retained dentures. What are bar-retained dentures? Bar-retained dentures are a type of implant-supported denture. These dentures clip onto a metal bar that runs along the length of your jaw.
2 May 2016
In order to keep your teeth and gums healthy, you need to make sure you're getting enough calcium, magnesium, vitamin B3 and vitamin B12 in your diet. Since the best sources of these four nutrients tend to be meats and animal products, those who follow vegan diets don't always get enough. This can lead to an increased risk of oral health issues, such as tooth decay, gum disease, and canker sores.
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.