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

  • Preventing Complications After Dental Bridge Treatment

    20 May 2019

    While most people never experience complications after their dental bridge treatment, certain factors may raise the risk in certain individuals. Dental bridges not only help improve your appearance, but they also may help improve your ability to chew. Here are some possible complications you may encounter after getting your dental bridge treatment and what you can do about them: Infection If you have a suppressed immune system, diabetes, or take medications to prevent organ rejection after a transplant, then you may be at risk for developing an infection underneath your dental bridge.

  • Finding The Right Dentist For Your Family

    5 April 2019

    Dental checkups are an essential part of health care for your family. Finding a dentist that you are comfortable with and will see both you and your children is not always easy but is much more convenient than having a separate dentist for you and your kids.  Ask Your Friends One of the best ways to find a new dentist is to ask your friends and family who they use. Often, they will recommend somebody that they have seen and felt comfortable with.

  • Tips To Help Protect Your Oral Health

    11 March 2019

    Dental health problems can have major impacts on your appearance as well as your overall health. Unfortunately, patients that are experiencing these issues will often fail to correctly protect their teeth and gums against some of the dental problems that they are the most likely to encounter. Appreciate The Need To Supplement Your Fluoride Fluoride is a vital material for preserving the health of your teeth as this can help to ensure the enamel on your teeth hardens as much as possible.

  • Using Braces To Correct Your Child's Bite Can Prevent These Future Issues

    8 February 2019

    Your first goal of getting braces for your child might be to address the misalignment of several of his or her teeth, but you'll be happy to know that orthodontic work can also correct bite problems. For example, if the child has a significant underbite, the orthodontist may recommend the use of braces to correct this issue, even if the teeth aren't overly crooked. While there might be a part of your child that would rather skip getting braces and just accept the underbite, he or she possibly aren't aware of the future issues that he or she may deal with because of it.

  • A Smile Makeover Boosts Your Self-Confidence At Any Age

    10 January 2019

    The appearance of your smile is important for a number of reasons. If you're happy with the way your teeth look, you'll feel more self-confident and that can affect your life in a number of ways. Just like you want to present a professional or attractive appearance with the clothing you wear, you want attractive teeth since they're the first thing people see when you speak. If you don't like the appearance of your teeth, a cosmetic dentist might be able to help in some of the following ways.