12 October 2016
If you feel nervous and anxious at the thought of having a dental procedure, you are not alone. Many people suffer from dental anxiety. As a result, sedation dentistry is available to help ease your discomfort. Here are a few questions and answers about sedation dentistry to help you better understand how it can be used to meet your needs: Does sedation dentistry render you unconscious? Sedation that is used in dentistry can make you feel sleepy, but unlike general anesthesia, it does not render you unconscious.
2 September 2016
Technically, there are no hard or fast rules stating a person has to have their wisdom teeth removed. Dentists, for the most part, prefer removing wisdom teeth when a patient is between the ages of 18 and 24 because this is when two-thirds of the root of the wisdom tooth is likely to have formed. The question is: how do you know when removing your wisdom teeth is necessary? Understanding Why Wisdom Teeth Are Removed
2 September 2016
If you ended up losing one of your teeth today, do you know what options you have regarding tooth replacement? It is not uncommon for people to instantly think about dentures. While dentures are a great option for tooth replacement they certainly aren't the only option on the market. Furthermore, there are a lot of partial truths and flat out lies people assume to be true when it comes to dentures.
17 August 2016
Did you lose a few of your teeth after neglecting to take care of them throughout the years? If you don't like having spaces between your remaining teeth, dental implants are worth giving some consideration. Dental implants will not only bring more appeal to your smile but also will allow you to properly chew food. In this article, you will learn a few things about dental implants that can help you decide if you want them or not.
28 July 2016
There was a time when there was no second thought about whether or not wisdom teeth should be removed. Today, however, a more studied and mediated approach to wisdom tooth removal is emerging. While most people will still likely need to have their wisdom teeth removed, there are certain situations when it is worth your while to keep your wisdom teeth in place. Know Your Risks Because wisdom tooth removal is a surgery, there are some complications that you should be aware of.
6 July 2016
Do you have an active child who enjoys sports drinks? If so, you may be in agreement to their preference. Perhaps you even think than sports drinks are a better option that sodas. This is a belief that some people cling to because they view sodas as having a high sugar content, but many sports drinks also contain sugar. According to Livestrong, Gatorade has 34 grams of sugar per 20 ounces regardless of the flavor chosen.
24 June 2016
If you have an overactive gag reflex, also known as hypersensitive gag reflex, going to the dentist can be unbearable. Every time the dentist attempts to stick a mirror or other dental tool in your mouth, you may begin to gag, feel like you are going to vomit or even throw up. Many people who have this reflex avoid going to the dentist because it can be embarrassing to deal with.