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  • New Approaches For Reducing Pain At The Dentist

    15 April 2015

    One of the worst things about going to the dentist is having to deal with the dread of coming pain. Fortunately, there are a few new approaches in dentistry that you can take advantage of for making your experience there less painful. Dentist Spa In many cases, pain is all about context and framing. You come to associate the familiar look and experience of the dentist's office with a hard time approaching, so you get anxious about it.

  • Is It Normal For Your Tooth To Be Sensitive After A Filling?

    25 March 2015

    You return home from your dentist appointment, and wait an hour or two for the numbness to wear off. Once you can feel your cheeks again, you're delighted to finally sip a cup of coffee without having it run embarrassingly down your face. There's just one problem – when the warm liquid hits the tooth you just had filled, a painful sensation shoots down into your jaw. Is this normal, or should you rush back to the dentist?

  • Bridges Vs. Dental Implants: Which Should You Go For?

    13 March 2015

    When you lose one or more teeth to decay or an accident, you feel embarrassed to smile or even open your mouth around other people. Your appearance is marred, and your self-esteem becomes affected. As soon as you can, you rush to the dentist and beg him to do something – anything – to replace the missing teeth. But then he offers you a choice: a bridge or dental implants. And you have to weigh the pluses and minuses of each option, and then choose one over the other.

  • 5 Reasons You Should Consider Dental Implants

    24 February 2015

    Unfortunately, some dental emergencies and oral health issues can cause the loss of an entire tooth - or several. When this happens, your options include getting a bridge, root canals and crowns, dental implants, or leaving the sockets empty. While all of these options are viable, many dental professionals believe that implants are the top solution. Here are five key reasons to consider dental implants for a severely damaged or missing tooth:

  • Subtle Changes You Can Make to Enhance Your Teeth

    13 February 2015

    The process of enhancing your teeth does not have to involve long and complicated procedures. To get the look you want without a lot of work, you should learn more about the subtle procedures many cosmetic dentists offer. Whitening When the only issue you have is with the color of your teeth, then whitening the surface is a good option for making this subtle change. However, before you attempt to change the color, you need to know more about the different options that are available.

  • 4 Ways To Afford Your Implant Denture Procedure

    30 January 2015

    If you're tired of dealing with uncomfortable or even painful dentures, implant dentures may be the solution. An implant denture is surgically installed so that it can simply be snapped in. It does not shift and remains secure within your mouth, just as your natural teeth would. Though the process can be expensive, there are still a few options that you can use to afford this dramatic improvement. 1. Get a Medical Credit Line

  • 3 Surprising Signs It May Be Time To See A Dentist

    21 January 2015

    Both adults and children should see a dentist on a regular basis, at least annually if not more often. A good dental cleaning and exam can keep teeth and gums healthy and ensure problems with oral health don't progress to something serious. If you have a toothache or bleeding from the gums or other obvious problem then of course you also want to make an appointment with a dentist. However, there are also other times when you should call your local dentist.

  • 3 Dietary Tips That Help Fight Tooth Decay

    15 January 2015

    Have you ever heard the phrase "you are what you eat"? While that adage may not be strictly true, it does carry some merit. What you eat may not define you, but it has a large impact on your health. Eating a nutrient-dense diet is one of the key components to living a healthy lifestyle. What you eat also has a great effect on your oral health. Beyond going to the dentist and carrying out a good oral hygiene regimen, you should also take certain foods into consideration that help keep your smile white.

  • Using Role Play To Help Your Child Prepare For Their First Dentist Appointment

    5 January 2015

    Many children suffer from some level of anxiety when it comes time to visit the dentist for the first time. Thankfully, helping to relieve your child's anxiety can be much easier than you think. In fact, dealing with this issue can be downright fun when you choose to use role playing to help your child prepare for their first dentist appointment. How Role Play Can Help The reason that many children experience anxiety before their first dentist appointment is because they simply fear what they do not know.