When you think about your oral health, you most likely think of brushing and flossing your teeth and gums. While important, other steps are essential for maintaining a healthy smile. An estimated 20 million bacteria may be lingering inside your mouth at any given moment, and many of these bacteria is resting on your tongue. It may be out of sight, but your tongue and its underlying health should never be out of your mind.
18 June 2018
Dental veneers are very thin pieces of porcelain or ceramic that are glued to the front of your teeth. They are used to provide you with a beautiful smile. These pieces can hide teeth that are discolored and will not whiten, cracks, chips, and even minor alignment issues. You will keep your natural teeth. However, before contacting a cosmetic dentist, there are a few things you need to know and have corrected before any veneers can be applied.
20 May 2018
Choosing Invisalign to straighten your teeth is a great choice, as this option offers an almost-invisible and removable way to achieve this goal. The downside to Invisalign is that the aligners used to straighten the teeth are removable. While this is also a benefit, it can delay the results of your treatment if you choose to remove the aligners too often. If you really want straight teeth and want to achieve this goal as quickly as possible, you should follow these tips to help you with this.
13 April 2018
If you've recently gotten dentures, you'll want to know the best way to care for your new teeth. Doing this will help ensure these last as long as possible and don't cause you any issues in the process. Being aware of specific tips for keeping your dentures clean may be ideal. Tip #1: Soak overnight One thing you'll want to be sure to do is taking your dentures out each night before going to bed.
18 March 2018
In your quest for a brighter, whiter smile, you may have decided that you would like to try some natural, at-home remedies to get the job done. However, just because these methods are natural, this does not mean that they are safe. Below is more information on two home teeth whitening methods you should avoid because they dangerous to your dental health. Rubbing Lemon Juice on Your Teeth One method of whitening your teeth at home involves rubbing lemon juice on the surface and leaving it on your enamel.
18 February 2018
Those who love a busy and on-the-go lifestyle typically enjoy being a journalist. Unfortunately, this fast-paced life may be causing serious damage to their dental health. In many cases, this could lead to dangerous tooth abscesses. Thankfully, it is possible to avoid and treat this problem. Journalists Often Eat Poorly Journalists who are searching down great stories and spending 8-12 hours a day in the office probably don't have time to cook great meals.
23 January 2018
Looking to improve the look of your teeth and smile? Here are three easy steps to getting the bright, healthy smile you've been dreaming of: Drink Plenty of Water Every Day Water helps keep your teeth clean between meals as it washes away small pieces of debris that may be stuck between teeth, and it rinses away residue covering your teeth that could result in staining as time goes on. Drinking lots of water every day not only helps to keep your teeth clean, but it can also strengthen your teeth over time so they stay healthy as you age.
19 December 2017
Some babies get their first tooth as early as three months, while others may not get their first tooth until after their birthday. Some babies drool and are cranky, while others won't sleep and have symptoms similar to that of a cold. There are so many variances from what one baby experiences when it comes to teething compared to another, and the experience from one child to another is not identical.
21 November 2017
Sometimes, having the teeth repositioned is not enough to cause the proper alignment of the jaws and teeth. In such cases, corrective jaw surgery may be needed. Still, many people are unfamiliar with corrective jaw surgery. Here are some details about the procedure and what it corrects: What Does Corrective Jaw Surgery Address? Corrective jaw surgery can help alleviate many of the challenges associated with misaligned jaws, such as difficulties speaking, chewing and even breathing.
25 October 2017
Getting your teeth professionally whitened is one of the best and most effective methods for obtaining a whiter smile; however, there are certain conditions that prevent people from being good candidates for this procedure. Here are four questions to ask yourself to help determine if teeth whitening is right for you at this point in your life. Are Your Stains Intrinsic or Extrinsic? The first thing to think about is the types of stains you have on your teeth.
2 October 2017