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.
6 March 2017
Going to the dentist is a vital part of your dental hygiene and can be a very good way to ensure that your teeth and gums are still healthy. The dentist is also there for you when you have emergency procedures that need to be done. One emergency procedure that you may encounter is an abscessed tooth that needs to be operated on. If you have ever had an abscessed tooth, you know that they can be extremely painful.
2 March 2017
As a teen, getting a dental restoration can both exciting and nerve-wracking. You want to choose an option that looks natural. Therefore, dental implants may be your first choice for a dental restoration. They look almost exactly like your own teeth and are often durable. They are also initially more expensive. Therefore, you should take all of the precautions to make sure you do not need to replace them prematurely. This can be a struggle if you are involved in high impact sports.
1 February 2017
You're finally on the vacation you've looked forward to for months! The last thing you want to deal with is a dental emergency. Whether it's a broken tooth, a lost filling, or a run-of-the-mill toothache, having a dental problem while far away from home is not on anyone's bucket list. If you find yourself in this situation, don't panic. Here are some steps you can take to improve your odds of enjoying the rest of your trip.
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
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.