Invisalign dental treatment represents the state of the art of orthodontic technology -- but is it right for your individual needs and goals? While you're waiting for a consultation on the subject with your orthodontist, here's a quick quiz you can take to give yourself a better idea about Invisalign's suitability. Question 1: Will Traditional Braces Make You Feel Self-Conscious? If you answered "No," you may be one of those lucky folks whose self-confidence remains intact even when wearing traditional braces.
23 December 2019
if you want your family's dental health to make it through the holiday season with their smiles still intact, it can help to be prepared in advance for all of the eating and drinking that's in your near future. Here are some tips that can help ensure your family will remain cavity-free long after Santa heads back to the North Pole. A Water Rinse is Always an Option During the holidays, you'll likely be going to quite a few parties or gatherings with family, friends, and co-workers.
21 November 2019
Teeth naturally yellow as a person ages, but you can significantly brighten your smile by visiting a cosmetic dentist. At a cosmetic dental office, you can undergo professional bleaching treatments. The results from these treatments can last a long time, but you can extend your results with a few tips. Avoid Smoking The tar and nicotine in tobacco products can build up on your enamel and cause your teeth to develop yellow or brown undertones.
23 October 2019
Dealing with dental infections can be painful and it can also be inconvenient. This is probably why so many people make the mistake of putting off a trip to the dentist. Life can get hectic and it can be hard to find the time to make it to the dentist. If this is a problem that you have experienced and you are now afraid that you might have a very bad infection, you will want to consider finding an emergency dentist that will be able to see you right away.
26 September 2019
Are you missing a single tooth that you need to get replaced? You may want to get a dental implant to replace your lost tooth. It has the ability to function like a real tooth and will stimulate the jawbone to preserve its health. It's a good idea to get a dental implant if you're young and want to completely restore your missing tooth since that missing tooth can cause the surrounding teeth to shift.
26 August 2019
Are you planning on getting dental veneers to fix a cosmetic problem with your teeth? Know that the porcelain shells are not going to be impervious to damage. It will help to follow these tips so that the new dental veneers will be properly cared for. Have The Veneers Polished Having dental veneers doesn't mean that you should skip your dentist appointment and your regular cleaning. It is possible for dental veneers to develop stains or plaque on them, just like real teeth.
24 July 2019
Dental implantation for oral restoration is likely to involve one of two different types of implant devices called endosteal and subperiosteal implants.The vast majority of implants are the endosteal variety that sits directly into the jaw. While these implants do require a more substantial surgical procedure, there are quite a few benefits of the endosteal implants over the subperiosteal ones. Keep reading to learn what they are. Osseointegration The main difference between endosteal and subperiosteal implants is the fact that endosteal varieties sit within the jaw bone while the subperiosteal types sit on top of it.
29 May 2019
Periodontal disease can become serious enough to cause bone and tooth loss. The condition, which typically begins as gingivitis, can progress if not treated properly. Gingivitis, which is the inflammation of the gingival tissues, is often noticed when blood is found on the bristles of a toothbrush or the gums appear red and puffy. At this stage, the condition can be corrected with a simple increase in oral hygiene. The gums become inflamed by the acids that are excreted by oral bacteria as byproducts of their feeding process.
29 May 2019
Few would debate that dental appointments and dental work are less than fun. Checkups and treatments can take time, cause discomfort, and (in the case of orthodontic care) alter your look for extended periods of time. But you don't have to let these experiences get you down, nor should you put off the care you need. Here are three things you can do to add an element of fun to those necessary dental services.
30 April 2019
A makeover is a great way to improve self-confidence, as the way you look can have a big impact on various areas of your life. For instance, it isn't uncommon for employers to base who they hire not only by skills but also by how someone looks during the interview. Appearance has to do with the style of clothes worn for the interview, personal hygiene, and personality. If you have no sense of style and believe it is holding you back in life, undergoing a makeover might be a good step to take to see if it brings any positive results.
1 April 2019