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.
8 May 2017
Dental crowns are designed to be long-term solutions to protect teeth that have had deep drilling or other damage done to them, but sometimes problems can occur. While rare, dental crowns can sometimes fall off of a tooth due to too much damage or pressure being put on them. If this has happened to you, read this quick guide to learn what you can do to protect your tooth from further damage.
26 April 2017
Most people don't enjoy going to the dentist; still, it's important to go regularly for exams and cleanings. That little bit of time you spend at the dentist now can save you from a lot of pain and expensive treatment down the road. Furthermore, there are some "red flags" to watch out for that indicate the need to see a dentist sooner rather than later. It's Been More Than Six Months Since Your Last Exam
26 April 2017
If you currently have a tooth that's aching, you'll most likely want to make an appointment with a family dentist to find out what is happening with it. Unfortunately, it may be hard to see your dentist as soon as you would like. This means you'll be in some degree of pain until then, which can make it difficult to go about your day. Here are 4 ways you can soothe the pain you are experiencing.
25 April 2017
If you're looking for a tooth replacement solution that's more natural looking than dentures, dental implants can help you gain a brand new smile that improves your overall look and improves your self-confidence. The most important thing to consider when choosing to get dental implants is the dentist you'll be working with, as this will help ensure that your needs and expectations are met when all is said and done. Take the time to consult with a few dentists in your area that have reliable and trustworthy reputations, and then decide who you want to ultimately work with.
18 April 2017
Having your teeth whitened can be very exciting. Within just an hour or two in your dentist's office, you finally have the bright, white smile you've always wished for. Now, it's time to turn your attention towards keeping that smile white! Follow these tips in the weeks, months, and years after treatment to ensure your results last as long as possible. Use a whitening toothpaste. Even though your teeth are no longer stained, it's a good idea to use a whitening toothpaste.