Dental Myths That You May Assume Are True

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Being an informed dental patient will help you in making decisions that can impact your overall health and appearance. Sadly, many patients will be misled by myths about dental care and procedures. Myth: It Will Always Be Impossible To Find A Dentist That You Can Afford Patients that are suffering from dental problems will commonly delay seeking treatment due to the costs that can be involved. For individuals that assume they will be unable to afford this treatment, it can be easy to delay seeking care until the problem becomes extremely severe, and this can increase the costs of correcting it.

7 September 2018

The Benefits Of Investing In Porcelain Veneers

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If you're not so happy with your smile, you may be looking to get some dental work done. For individuals with damaged teeth, porcelain veneers can be a great option to consider. A porcelain veneer is a shell that fits over your actual tooth and it can look very real. This is a procedure that your dentist can offer you, and it comes with many benefits. Here are some of the top benefits of investing in porcelain veneers.

9 August 2018

Why Invisible Braces Are Best For People With Asthma

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If you have crooked teeth, chances are that your asthma is the last thing on your mind when you think about getting braces. However, it might surprise you to learn that there are a surprising number of advantages to getting invisible braces over standard metal ones if you have asthma. Here are three things consider before choosing the type of braces you'll get. Removable For Medications Many oral medications that asthma patients take suggest rinsing your mouth and not swallowing after taking the medication.

19 July 2018

The Importance Of Tongue Maintenance For Your Oral Health

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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

A Few Things To Know If You Are Considering Dental Veneers

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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

Tips To Speed Up Your Invisalign Treatment

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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

5 Tips For Caring For Your Dentures

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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

2 Dangerous Home Teeth Whitening Methods You Should Avoid

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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

Avoiding Tooth Abscesses As A Busy Journalist

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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

3 Easy Steps To Brighter, Healthier Looking Teeth

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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