6 June 2018
If your child has very crooked teeth but you think they are too young for braces, you want to take them to an orthodontist just to have them checked out. There are a lot of things that may be needed to prevent the problem from getting worse, especially if they have their adult teeth in and these teeth are crooked. Here are some of the things to talk with the orthodontist about, so you can see if it's the right time for braces in your child's life.
7 May 2018
If your breath is regularly offensive, you may be looking for ways to improve its odor. Here are a few things that you can do to avoid halitosis. Scrape Your Tongue Many mouth odors originate from the bacteria on the tongue. Anaerobic bacteria may emit volatile compounds that contain sulfur. The stale odor that is associated with the sulfur is released in the breath. Anaerobic bacteria build up on the tongue and form a biofilm coating.
4 April 2018
If you are the parent of a teen, you may be concerned about their oral health. Often, teenagers may become so busy with school and extracurricular activities that they may not care for their teeth and gums properly. Here are a few measures that you can take to help your teen protect their dental health. Keep Bottled Water in the Car Teens are often being transported to their appointments via car.
5 March 2018
When you opt for dental veneers to cover your teeth and create a more uniform smile, you need to understand the process and how the choices you make every day can affect it. For example, since veneers are created as a custom-fit product, you will be fitted with temporary veneers while your permanent ones are being produced. Temporary veneers aren't as resilient as the permanent ones, so you'll need to be careful what you eat during this transitional period.
7 February 2018
Dental bridges are a great way to replace missing or badly damaged teeth. Bridges are used to cover the space of a missing tooth and crowns are used to cap a damaged tooth or cover an implant. Most bridge types require crowns on adjacent teeth to support the bridge. Bridges are strong, long-lasting, and helpful in improving your smile and your bite. Traditional Dental Bridges Traditional bridges are currently the most popular type.
11 January 2018
The dentist is a central part of your overall medical team. They, along with your general physician, help you maintain your health and make recommendations that can keep you at your peak. If you've moved to a new area or switched your insurance company you might be looking for a new dentist. You want someone knowledgeable and sincere so you can feel comfortable expressing any concerns you may have about your oral health.
6 December 2017
Dental implants have become an increasingly popular solution for missing or extracted teeth. While most implant surgeries are successful and face very few side effects, there are some things you should be attentive to during your recovery. For example, if you suddenly start to notice an unpleasant taste in your mouth from the area around your implant, that is cause for concern. Here is some information about the most common cause, called peri-implantitis: