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.
1 February 2017
You're finally on the vacation you've looked forward to for months! The last thing you want to deal with is a dental emergency. Whether it's a broken tooth, a lost filling, or a run-of-the-mill toothache, having a dental problem while far away from home is not on anyone's bucket list. If you find yourself in this situation, don't panic. Here are some steps you can take to improve your odds of enjoying the rest of your trip.
18 January 2017
When something goes wrong in your mouth, either through injury or decay, the pain can be unbearable, but does that warrant a call to 9-1-1? In some cases, failing to treat dental emergencies like a true emergency can be fatal; however, in others, waiting for normal business hours to resume is the recommended course of action. The only trouble is, though, how do you make that call? Going To The Emergency Room For A Dental Crisis
28 December 2016
If you've broken a tooth and it's causing you pain, a dentist can pull it and replace or cover it with a dental crown that is cemented into your gums and acts as a permanent structure just like your natural teeth. But until you can get to the dentist and have the procedure done, there are a few things you can do to minimize your pain and the frustration of the experience.
3 October 2016
Dental implants work quite well for some people, but there is a risk that the implant will not fully integrate with your jaw. If you are concerned that your implant will not secure to the bone like it should, then there are several things your dentist can do to make sure you are receiving a dental implant device that will most likely be successful. The Use Of Titanium Roots If you receive an organ or tissue transplant, then your doctor will analyze the transplanted materials and make sure they are as compatible as possible with your own body.
9 August 2016
A visit to the dentist will reveal if you have any cavities or not; and if you do, the dentist will want to remove and fill them. When you find out that you have a cavity, your dentist might give you the choice of getting an amalgam filling or a composite filling. An amalgam filling is a silver filling, and dentists have been using amalgam fillings for many years. Composite fillings are white and are extremely common today, but here are two reasons you may want to choose an amalgam filling over a composite filling.