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

  • What You May Not Know About Dental Crowns

    4 December 2019

    At some point, your dentist may tell you need a crown. Your first question is likely why you need a crown and why it is the best option for your situation. A crown has many benefits that you should know about before you decide to move forward. Here are some benefits to a dental crown: Offers Protection The main goal of a dental crown is to protect the tooth underneath it.

  • Is Your Child's Face Growing In Asymmetrically? Consider A Trip To An Orthodontist

    28 August 2019

    Your child is beautiful and is growing up to be a great person but you're noticing a problem with their face – it isn't symmetrical. This situation often starts at the jaw and can quickly become an issue if you don't take steps to correct your child's jaw and teeth alignment. Thankfully, an orthodontic can help to provide the care that your child needs to have a great smile. Facial Asymmetrics Can Be Painful for a Child

  • Newsflash: Veneers Don't Have To Look Fake

    28 August 2019

    You've probably seen pictures of celebrities with absolutely pure, white teeth. Perhaps you've thought to yourself, "there's no way those are real." Chances are, they weren't -- they were probably veneers. Celebrities often have bright white veneers attached to the front of their teeth in order to give them a more stunning appearance. However, this has led to the common misconception that veneers have to look fake and unnatural, and that's just not the case.

  • 4 Tips To Get Your Family To The Dentist

    28 August 2019

    You care for your family, so their well-being matters to you. You want them to get the best medical care. Going to the dentist twice a year is the best way to keep your family's teeth in excellent condition. Unfortunately, many people are resistant to going to the dentist. If your spouse or older children don't want to go to the dentist, don't give up. Here are four tips you can try to get your whole family to the dentist:

  • Will I Lose My Damaged Tooth?

    4 August 2019

    While the majority of cases of tooth damage happen to children, adults can also have their teeth damaged. When this happens, you may be able to save your tooth. However, when your tooth has become too damaged or when you wait too long before having it put back in place, you may need a dental implant and a prosthetic tooth.  When You Damage Your Tooth When a tooth is damaged, whether it be from biting down too hard on something or a basketball hitting you in the mouth, it might not be immediately apparent that your tooth is damaged.