If you snore, it could be a sign that you have obstructive sleep apnea. If you do have this condition, you are not only making loud noises that disrupt others while you sleep, but you also quit breathing throughout the night for very short periods of time. Signs of the condition include fatigue, morning headaches, and memory loss. If left untreated, you may end up with high blood pressure, diabetes, erectile dysfunction, or acid reflux.
12 January 2017
Brushing and flossing your teeth are both important steps you should take daily; however, some people have problems using floss. If you are not good at using floss or if it hurts your gums when you use it, you may want to try using an oral irrigator. An oral irrigator is a device that uses pressurized water to clean teeth and gums, and it can be a great way to have a cleaner mouth.
20 December 2016
When you got your braces, your dentist probably emphasized to you just how important it is to keep your teeth clean. After all, food particles that build up on your braces and teeth can perpetuate decay and gum disease, which is not at all the desired outcome of wearing your teeth-straightening devices for a year or more. Brushing is not too hard, but a lot of patients struggle to floss effectively when wearing braces.
2 December 2016
It is recommended that you take your child to the dentist as young as one year old because, as soon as their teeth come in, they are susceptible to getting cavities. Even in the infant stage, you should be cleaning your child's gums with a soft cloth and your finger to remove bacteria and sugar left behind from milk. Taking your child to the dentist early also helps to teach them the importance of dental hygiene.
15 November 2016
If you have decided to work on improving the health and appearance of your teeth, you may be a bit overwhelmed by the number of dental products that are available on grocery store shelves. However, you can get good results without buying tons of different items by looking for products that offer multiple oral health benefits at once. Here are a few examples: Whitening Gum Whitening gum uses substances, such as sodium bicarbonate and malic acid, to gently whiten the teeth.
27 October 2016
Many times parents wait until their children are almost ready for kindergarten before taking their children to see a dentist for the first time. However, you should seriously consider taking your children to a kid dentist long before that. Here are four good reasons why. Your Toddler Can Begin to Get Used to Having the Dentist's Fingers in His/Her Mouth Babies do not seem to mind other fingers in their mouths, but toddlers do.
6 October 2016
There are a few things in life that go through long-term planning before they are put into action. Getting married, buying a house, and starting a family are some excellent examples. If you know that you are going to have a large and lavish wedding in several years, you should start preparing immediately. While you can hold off on certain things until the actual date gets a little closer, you should not hesitate to start with teeth whitening services as you will want to continue getting them until the wedding comes.
21 September 2016
Although it seems as if dental care shouldn't begin until your baby actually has teeth, dental professionals stress that oral care needs to begin as soon as your baby is born. You do not need to bring out a toothbrush and toothpaste, however. You do need to take sensible precautions and do some gentle cleaning right from the start. Gum Cleaning As soon as your baby is born, you need to begin gum care.
20 September 2016
Every practice that is healthy for your teeth and gums does not have to be distasteful. In fact, there are many enjoyable habits, in addition to brushing and flossing, that can promote good oral health. Here are a few of them: Chewing Sugarless Gum Sugarless gum offers a tasty treat that does not promote tooth decay. In fact, many people would probably chew gum just because of its delicious flavoring. Nevertheless, sugarless gum offers multiple oral health benefits.
15 September 2016
If you have a low pain tolerance, you know the difficulty of not being taken seriously when you complain of aches and pains. The truth is that there are people who may be more sensitive in specific areas and have a lower pain tolerance. If you have a low pain tolerance or if you are more sensitive in your mouth and gums, you may experience more discomfort at the dentist. Here are some ways that you can deal with discomfort at the dentist when you need to have your teeth cleaned.
10 August 2016