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

  • Late Stage Gum Disease: How A Dentist Can Save A Loose Tooth

    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.

  • Cosmetic Dentistry Options For Tooth Enamel Erosion

    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.

  • Are Dental Implants Right For You?

    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.

  • Teeth Whitening Options

    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.

  • 4 Family Dentist Tips To Keep In Mind During Invisalign Treatment

    27 October 2022

    Patients with crooked teeth may benefit from various dental treatments. Invisalign has become popular because they are less visible than conventional braces. If you consider this option, you may have a few questions concerning the treatment period. Do the aligners need special care? Are they going to affect your teeth cleaning routines? Your first consultation with your family dentist will give you a broad understanding of the entire treatment. In the meantime, the following are tips regarding Invisalign treatment.