Working With My Dentist
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Working With My Dentist

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.

Working With My Dentist

  • The 4-1-1 On Dental 9-1-1: Is Your Crisis A Real Emergency?

    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

  • Broken Tooth? Minimize The Pain Until You Can Get Your Crown Put In

    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.

  • Choosing Implant Roots To Reduce Integration Concerns

    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.

  • 3 Reasons To Choose Amalgam Fillings Over Composite Fillings

    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.

  • Tooth Bleaching, Bonding, Veneers Or Crowns? Ask Yourself These Questions To Get Your Answer

    27 May 2016

    Modern cosmetic dentistry offers so many options for creating a brilliant smile, from tooth bleaching and bonding to veneers and crowns, that it can be difficult to know which option or options you should focus on. Take a moment to ask yourself the following questions in your quest toward a more beautiful mouth. How Healthy Are Your Teeth? If your teeth are in good shape and merely need whitening, tooth bleaching is the most cost-effective and least invasive method for achieving your goal.