Going to the dentist makes a lot of people nervous. If you feel like you keep putting off having your teeth cleaned or examined because you're so nervous about going to the dentist, there are several things that you can do. Because the American Dental Association recommends that you get your teeth cleaned every six months, it's important that you try to push your fears aside somehow so that you avoid cavities and gum disease.
26 February 2019
When you have a cavity and you visit the dentist so that he or she can fill the tooth, you'll generally have the filling for a long time and may quickly forget that you even have it. It's important, however, to always be able to identify the signs that you've lost a filling because if this issue takes place, you'll need to react quickly by calling your dentist and explaining the emergency.
5 February 2019
When people think of braces, they often think of teenagers. If you're an adult, you may think that you're too old to straighten your teeth, but that couldn't be further from the truth. No matter what age you are, realigning your teeth is still a great option. Here are four reasons you should straighten your teeth: 1. You can discreetly straighten your teeth. Many adults don't want to wear metal braces for the year or two it would take to treat their teeth misalignment.
6 January 2019
While it would be ideal if all permanent teeth lasted a lifetime, it doesn't always work out that way. Certain situations, such as an infected tooth or advanced gum disease, can warrant tooth removal. The good news is that the procedure is fairly routine and easy to recover from. Here are some tips to speed up the healing process. 1. Stick to Soft Foods It's likely that your mouth will be sore for a couple of days after your tooth extraction.
5 December 2018
If you'll be getting a same day crown in the near future, you may be wondering what to expect in the days following the procedure. Fortunately, getting dental crowns placed is a relatively simple procedure that doesn't require much in the way of recovery. Still, there are some important aftercare tips to keep in mind for your comfort and for the longevity of your new crown. Use a Sensitive Toothpaste One of the most common "
4 November 2018
When you go in for check-ups at a dentist's office, you may periodically have x-rays taken. X-rays are vital to see early signs of decay, possible abscesses, impacted teeth, etc. In the past, many offices used traditional x-rays, where the processing was like photographs. Now, many offices use digital radiology technology. Besides being newer in the technology department, you may be wondering why digital x-rays are used more often. They Are Safer
8 October 2018
If you are one of the unfortunate people in the world that suffer from a chronic dry mouth, you know how frustrating and downright uncomfortable the condition can be. Dry mouth can occur for a variety of reasons. For example, dry mouth is a side effect of many different medications. What you may not know about dry mouth is what you can and should do about the condition. You should not just leave dry mouth unchecked.
4 September 2018