Gum disease is a condition that affects a lot of adults, and while many people get it under control with careful dental hygiene and regular dentist visits, others do not. Over time, gum disease can lead to the loss of your teeth, which may have you looking at getting dentures. When you get dentures, it's important for you to know that you still need to give some thought to gum disease — it's still a risk, and will continue to be something that you need to work on preventing.
14 March 2019
About 90% of the population that does not have any teeth do have dentures, so there are a lot of people who deal with these prosthetic teeth on a daily basis. While dentures can be an excellent way to replace missing teeth, dentures can also be bothersome if they do not fit properly. There are a few reasons why dentures can be ill-fitting, including if they are not made by a qualified denturist or even if the shape of your gums changes because of aging or weight loss.
8 February 2019
If your teeth have started looking dull, you may decide that you want to try an at-home method of whitening them. However, before you start applying any product, make sure you avoid the following mistakes that could lead to either uneven results or damaged teeth. 1. Forgetting to Brush and Floss Beforehand Especially when you are preparing for your first treatment, you may be eager to apply the product so you can see the results afterward.
11 January 2019
Even if you are not in any pain from an existing cavity or two, it is imperative to make sure that you go for the fillings as soon as you can. Too many people make the mistake of putting this off, either because they are busy or because of the cost. They may assume that if they are not in any pain, there isn't anything to worry about. This could not be further from the truth, and it is why you will want to continue reading.
6 December 2018
The holiday season is fast approaching and while you may be excited for the many gatherings and delicious foods to come, it's important to consider the state of your teeth and how to maintain their whiteness throughout the festivities. This is especially true for those with weak or otherwise already-stained enamel, and those with braces or retainers. Let's take a look at three ways to keep your teeth healthy and white over the holiday season.
12 November 2018
Cavities are discovered basically every time someone visits a dental clinic. While at the dental clinic, your dentist can tell you whether the cavity is serious or just a small problem. Cavities do not instantaneously appear in your mouth, and they do not show up as large tooth-devastating problems. Your dentist can confirm how your cavity is progressing. Here are some facts you may not know, and how a dentist can help you learn more and fix cavities—ragardless of which stage they may be at.
16 October 2018
Everyone wants whiter teeth. If your teeth are yellowed and stained from coffee or just natural aging, you might be looking into whitening options. But there's a big question that's probably lingering in your mind: is it safe? What whitening treatments are safe, and how do you ensure their safety? Take a look. Whitening Toothpastes Whitening toothpastes are one of the easiest options you can choose for tooth whitening, since you don't have to change a thing about your daily routine other than using a different toothpaste.
21 September 2018
Traditionally, getting a set of dentures is a process that can take some time. From removing teeth to receiving the finished set of dentures, days or even weeks could pass. These days, however, technological improvements have made it so that getting dentures in one day is entirely possible. Here's what to expect from so-called immediate dentures: If Your Teeth Are Already Extracted If you don't have any teeth because they've all been removed previously, good news: you're perfect for immediate dentures.
28 August 2018
When you are looking for ways to improve your health, never underestimate the importance of oral health. Many people understand how important it is to visit their physician but neglect the dentist. This is a big mistake because dental health affects every other part of your health as well. In fact, a lot of studies link dentistry with heart disease. If you are looking to really make sure you're taking great care of your dental health and want some tips to getting started on this track, read the information below and touch base with an oral health professional that can assist you.
30 July 2018
If you didn't undergo orthodontic treatment as a preteen or teen, you may want to get braces as an adult. While many adult patients look forward to correcting their bite, they aren't keen on having noticeable dental hardware. Thankfully, there are some options to consider that are more inconspicuous. 1. Invisalign These braces are the best option when it comes to braces that aren't noticeable. Unlike traditional braces, which have brackets and wires, Invisalign braces are made out of clear plastic.
30 June 2018