3 October 2016
The most common time period when a child gets braces is just before their teens or during their teen years, after their baby teeth have all fallen out and permanent teeth have taken their place. You may have a teen who is concerned about the appearance of their smile, such as crooked teeth, a gap in their front teeth, or misalignment of their bite. If you are reluctant to get your older child braces simply so they can improve the look of their teeth, consider these 4 other benefits of braces that may change your mind.
14 September 2016
When you think of saliva, the thought probably does not trigger pleasant thoughts or sensations in your mind; however, you might be surprised to find out that saliva plays a huge role in oral care. Here are several things you should know about saliva and the way it helps keep your teeth clean and healthy. What Is Saliva For? Saliva is present in your mouth for several key reasons, and it is produced by glands inside your mouth.
26 August 2016
If your teeth are looking a little yellow, there are many different methods you can use to whiten your teeth. However, some of these methods can be costly or require you to purchase specialty items at a store. If you are looking for something that is inexpensive and/or uses items you likely already have in your home, look to fruit. Here are a few different ways you can attempt to whiten your teeth with different types of fruit.
5 August 2016
Wisdom teeth, which are the third molars, are the last teeth to present in the mouth, and they can cause quite a bit of discomfort. In fact, many wisdom teeth should be removed due to oral health issues that stem from their placement in the mouth. Here are a few signs that your wisdom teeth may need to be removed: Pain Around the Teeth Wisdom teeth sometimes cause pain as they erupt.
20 July 2016
When you are unfortunate enough to suffer damage to your teeth, there are a number of treatments that can be used to correct this damage. Yet, there are many dental patients that are not as informed about these treatments as they need to be. In particular, patients may benefit from having questions concerning dental crowns answered so that they can better weigh this dental repair option. What Types Of Problems Are Crowns Used To Correct?
4 July 2016
Cracking a tooth can lead to serious pain and serious problems. In order to solve those problems, you will need to see if your dentist can provide you with same day dental crowns. A dental crown is a cap that covers the hole or crack in your tooth, using materials like porcelain, metal-alloy and stainless steel. Think about these tips for same day dental crowns in order to fix your tooth.
25 May 2016
No one wants to have to deal with a broken or damaged tooth, but life happens. Fortunately, there are many options at your disposal when you have to deal with life's obstacles. Ultimately, which repair options you choose all depends on the severity of the damage that has been done. Here are three options that you have: Dental Bonding If the tooth damage that you have endured is minor, for example a chip of the tooth, then it can likely be repaired with dental bonding.
25 May 2016
If you have a surgical procedure scheduled to replace a missing tooth, then your oral surgeon will place a dental implant in your mouth. While most people think of implants as a singular device, they are actually made out of three separate pieces. These pieces include the implant root, the abutment, and the artificial crown. You may understand the function of the implant and the tooth, but you may not know much about the abutment.
9 May 2016
If you don't like your smile but worry about having to wear braces for several months, then you may feel at a loss as to what you can do to correct your smile and make your teeth straighter. Luckily there are a few things you can do to make your teeth better aligned without having to walk around as a 'brace face'. Here are 3 ways you can repair your smile without traditional braces so you can feel confident about the way you look.
20 April 2016
If you've suffered from depression for a while, you know that it is not only a debilitating disorder, but that its treatments can be incredibly elusive. Since depression can stem from so many sources (e.g. hereditary proclivities, hormone imbalances, dietary choices, etc.), it's in your best interest to learn as much as you can about different influencing factors. While you may have been focusing on diet and exercise, did you know that focusing on your dental health could be a major key in managing your depression?