A few years ago, I realized that I was thinking about dental care all wrong. Instead of listening carefully to my dentist and making the necessary changes, I assumed that he was ultimately responsible for making sure that my teeth stayed healthy. Unfortunately, I developed a few serious cavities because I failed to properly brush and floss my teeth, and I knew that it was my fault. I decided to start taking notes at my dental checkups and carefully abiding by the dentist's orders. The difference was almost miraculous. This blog is all about working with your dentist to improve your result.
2 April 2018
As you get older, you may think your teeth aren't as prone to the problems experienced years ago, but in reality, nothing could be further from the truth. In middle age, in fact, regular dental cleanings are more important than ever. Here's why: 1. You Still Get Cavities A staggering 92 percent of American adults aged 65 have cavities, meaning this condition isn't limited to kids. Cavities can become very serious if untreated, leading to the possibility of a life-threatening infection.
6 March 2018
People who have lost multiple teeth may experience several negative consequences. Lost teeth can affect your ability to digest your food properly. Thorough mastication helps ensure that food is broken down sufficiently to continue proper digestion as it travels through the digestive system. In addition, lost teeth can impact a person's self-esteem. Many people with missing teeth are reluctant to smile or laugh in public. They may cover their teeth with their hand or hold their head down as they smile.
6 February 2018
You may have heard of porcelain veneers before as a cosmetic dental procedure, but are not sure what the uses are. Veneers can help correct a variety of problems with your teeth, some of which you may not be aware of. Here are some common reasons to use veneers to correct a smile. Uneven Teeth If you take a good look at your smile in the mirror, you may notice that the tips of your teeth are not properly aligned.
10 January 2018
Wearing braces can be definitely be inconvenient at times, however, it is well worth it in the end. Plus, with some tips, you can easily avoid the most inconvenient problems continuously being inconvenient. This includes flossing. Here are the five basic steps to flossing with braces that will definitely make it easier and more effective, as well: Purchase the Right Tools: With a couple of the right tools, the process of flossing with braces is going to be much easier right from the start.
12 December 2017
If you are planning to get a dental crown, one of the decisions you will have to make is that of the crown material to use. Some of the common materials include gold alloys, base metal alloys, all porcelain, and porcelain-fused to metal. Here are some of the factors you should use to choose the best material for your case: The Position of the Teeth The position of the tooth you want to treat is significant for two main reasons.