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.
28 April 2023
Are you feeling anxious about the possibility of having dental implant surgery? Your anxiety is shared by 36% of people in the US, all of whom fear dental treatment. And since dental implants involve the placement of titanium posts in your jawbone, you may think that the surgery will be excruciating. Although dental implant surgery isn't usually painful, the prospect may still terrify you. If you want to replace missing teeth with dental implants but you have anxiety about dental implant surgery, use the following tips to help you reduce your anxiety.
27 March 2023
Tooth decay is progressive and generally slow-acting. The amount of structural damage that the tooth experiences becomes more severe as time goes by. What could have been corrected with a simple dental filling in the early stages could ultimately lead to the loss of the tooth if treatment isn't sought. But even in cases of advanced periodontal disease when the tooth becomes loose, a dentist may still be able to secure it.
10 February 2023
Surface stains on your teeth caused by certain foods and drinks and by smoking cigarettes can be effectively treated with either over-the-counter bleaching strips, bleaching trays, or in-office laser bleaching treatments. Conversely, if you have enamel erosion caused by consuming highly acidic foods and drinks, from taking certain medications or dietary supplements such as vitamin C, or as a result of having acid reflux disease, bleaching treatments may not be effective.
10 January 2023
Missing or damaged teeth can have significant effects on a person. It can make chewing difficult and interfere with your appearance. Dental implants offer a good option for people with missing or damaged teeth resulting from injuries, old age, or health conditions. Despite all the good things that come with these implants, they are not suitable for everyone. Some conditions may disqualify a person from getting them. Read on to learn whether you are suited for dental implants.
30 November 2022
Cosmetic dentistry is incredibly common, and teeth whitening is a popular choice. However, there are many ways to get a whiter smile. If you would like to know more about cosmetic options for a better smile, keep reading. In-Office Whitening In-office tooth whitening is the most effective and fastest way to whiten your teeth. The dentist uses strong bleaching solutions and techniques to protect your gums. Some use UV lights to accelerate the process.