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.
23 December 2019
If you're concerned about a misaligned bite, gaps between your teeth, or crowded teeth, orthodontic treatment can solve your concerns. Many people choose Invisalign treatment because they prefer the discreet nature of these clear aligners. Here are four things you should know about Invisalign treatment if you're interested in using it: 1. You may need attachments. Invisalign treatment primarily uses clear aligners to shift your teeth into a better position in your mouth.
24 November 2019
Dentures can greatly improve the quality of life of people who have lost their teeth. Dentures allow people with tooth loss to do the same things everyone else can do: chew, smile, and speak clearly. If you need dentures, your dentist will walk you through the process of getting fitted and measured. The entire process can take anywhere from a few weeks to a month. Once you've received your dentures, you will need to properly maintain them.
23 October 2019
Many people will lose one of their teeth during their lifetime. Initially, a person who suffers the loss of a tooth may feel and that the loss is simply cosmetic, having no bearing on their oral health. However, that is not the case. A number of issues may develop if a lost tooth is not quickly restored. Many of the negative issues associated with the loss of a tooth can be remedied by replacing the missing tooth with a dental implant.
26 September 2019
Two of the most common dental procedures performed by dentists today are filling cavities and installing crowns. While fillings are an excellent solution for teeth with minor decay, dental crowns become necessary for teeth where there is too much decay to remove and still leave behind a stable enough tooth to fill. Whether you have a temporary crown installed while your permanent crown is still being custom-made or if you just had your permanent crown installed, follow each of these important tips to ensure your comfort and protect your new dental appliance from damage.
26 August 2019
If you grind your teeth on a regular basis, chances are good that you already know it can cause damage to your teeth over time. However, the problems don't stop there. You could also develop a problem called mandibular tori. Here's what you need to know about this condition. What They Are Mandibular tori are bony growths on the jaw. They develop in people who grind their teeth and clench their teeth together on a regular basis.