Why Tooth Care is So Important Even When They're Healthy

  • Don't Fear The Dentist

    3 May 2016

    If you feel a little nervous about an up and coming visit to the dentist that you have scheduled, that's actually normal. However, if you have more of an extreme fear of anxiety over it, then you may want to consider trying some of the advice in this article to help you to get past it, so your visit is a more positive one. Understand you are in control Really put some thought into understanding that you are the one in control.

  • 3 Oral Health Benefits Of Oil Pulling

    3 May 2016

    Oil pulling is an old Indian practice that helps improve oral health. During a session of oil pulling, a patient places a spoonful of oil in his or her mouth and moves it about the oral cavity in the same manner that he or she would normally move conventional mouthwash. As the oil moves around the mouth, oral bacteria become trapped in the liquid. After swishing with the oil for about 20 minutes, the patient releases the bacteria-filled oil into a trash receptacle.

  • Prepare For Braces

    3 May 2016

    When you go in to have braces put on your teeth, you want to be fully prepared for having them on. This means knowing what you will feel like after they are put on and how you have to care for the braces and your teeth while you are wearing them. Read all the information below to be fully informed going in. What you will feel like right after getting the braces put on

  • What To Expect When Having Your Wisdom Teeth Removed With Local Anesthesia

    2 March 2016

    If your wisdom teeth have erupted or are not too badly impacted, your dentist is likely to recommend having them removed under local anesthesia rather than general anesthesia. This means that you'll be awake during the procedure, although your mouth will be numb. The risks associated with local anesthesia are less worrisome than those associated with general anesthesia (you don't have to worry about nausea when you wake up). However, the prospect of having your teeth removed while you're awake can be a bit daunting.

  • 3 Ways To Promote Your Toddler's Oral Health

    7 December 2015

    As a parent, you are the guardian of your child's health. Your toddler's oral health is an important aspect that contributes to their overall well being. You can take steps in your daily life to ensure that your toddler develops a healthy, beautiful smile. Here are three ways to promote your toddler's oral health. Structure their diet to support their oral health. Your toddler begins trying many different foods during this period in their life.

  • Top Questions You May Have Before Getting A Set Of Dentures

    16 September 2015

    Are your teeth in less than stellar shape? Are you wondering if dentures are really the best option for you? If you're hesitant to seriously consider dentures because of questions you have, the following questions and answers should help ease your mind before you head to your nearest denture clinic: Will everyone know that you're wearing dentures? With custom dentures made just for you, you'll feel better and improve your looks without anyone needing to know why.

  • 3 Questions To Ask About Choosing No-Prep Venners For Your Teenager That Is Recovering From Bulimia

    17 August 2015

    If your teenager has battled bulimia and has been in recovery long enough that relapse is less of a concern, no-prep veneers are often an ideal way to disguise the damage and disfigurement caused by excessive purging. It is important to remember that if the enamel on their teeth has already been significantly compromised, he or she may need additional dental treatment to repair the problem. In order to return full function of their teeth and provide them with the healthy smile they should have, it may also be necessary to combine the use of veneers with dental crowns and implants for severe problems or tooth loss.

  • 4 Reasons For A Deep Dental Cleaning

    29 July 2015

    Your dentist may choose to treat chronic gum disease with a deep dental cleaning.  A deep cleaning is not the same as the routine cleanings that you receive every six months. The procedure scrapes away plaque and bacteria that are located below your gum line. Here are a few reasons your dentist may suggest a deep dental cleaning: You have deep pockets in your gums. When you visit your dentist, he or she will examine your gums for signs of pockets, which are trenches that form where the teeth and gums meet.

  • 4 Ways to Maintain Dental Health That Don't Involve Going to the Dentist

    2 July 2015

    Going to the dentist, while necessary, is probably not your favorite activity. One of the best ways to minimize your visits to the dentist is to have good oral care at home. You've probably heard all the typical oral health tips before: brush twice a day, avoid sugary foods and drinks, and floss regularly. While all of these tips are important to follow, there are other, easier steps you can also take to maintain your oral health.

  • Make Toothbrushing More Effective With These 5 Tips

    9 June 2015

    Brushing your teeth is one of the things you do on a regular basis, if you're like most people. However, you need to be sure that you're doing the right things when you brush, so your teeth and gums can be at their best. Here are some brushing tips to make the process more effective. Start with a Soft Bristle Toothbrush You may feel compelled to choose hard bristles when selecting a toothbrush, but many times soft bristles are a better choice.