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.
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:
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.
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
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.
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.
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.