While you may feel that dry mouth is nothing more than an irritation to you, there are actually other problems that having a dry mouth often can lead to. There is a good reason why people have salivary glands in their mouth that are intended to constantly produce saliva. One of the main reasons for this is to help to break down the food you eat. However, saliva also plays other important roles with regards to the health of your teeth, and your mouth in general.
12 July 2017
When you have problems with your teeth, you have problems with everything. A toothache or other dental mishaps could ruin your day, and you may not be able to get to the dentist until later. You should know that there are some things you can do yourself to help ease your dental situation. Read on to learn more about getting some dental relief in a hurry. Toothache: You likely already know that pain in an area of your mouth will mean you need to make an appointment with your dentist.
14 June 2017
While the thought of going to the dentist doesn't always conjure up the most pleasant thoughts for a lot of people, there are ways in which you can change all that for your family. Going to the dentist is, after all, a highly beneficial and healthy practice, so why not make the most of it? Here are 4 ways to make family dentistry an awesome experience in your household. These will be especially helpful if your kids or partner (or you, for that matter) have any qualms about getting into that big, sterile chair.
18 May 2017
If you're planning to have oral surgery in the future, such as a tooth extraction, don't make the mistake of not thinking about your meals until after the surgery. There will be restrictions to what you can eat, limiting your diet to softer foods in those days immediately following the surgery. If your morning breakfast staples are things that are hard and crunchy, like an apple, you'll need to switch up your diet with these foods.
28 February 2017
Granted, the most common type of oral surgery is done for the extraction of teeth, however, there may be times when your primary care physician sends you to an oral surgeon for a problem that does not involve fixing or removing a tooth. Oral surgeons are not dentists who can perform dental surgery, they also work on the jaw, different parts of the mouth, and even perform surgeries to other areas of the face.
13 February 2017
Having a striking smile can be one of the most important facial features a person can have. Unfortunately, many individuals will suffer a number of problems that can greatly degrade the appearance of their smile, which can cause a number of social problems and self-esteem issues. For those that have suffered extensive cosmetic damage to their teeth, veneers might be the best option for restoring the vibrancy of one's smile.
7 February 2017
Losing a single tooth during your teenage years can easily happen if you participate in high-impact sports often or suffer a severe accident. Since a new tooth will not grow in to replace the old tooth this can seem frustrating and overwhelming. Fortunately, single tooth dental implants can be used to fill in the gap. The dental implant will look and function just like the remaining natural teeth in your mouth.
7 February 2017
Losing a tooth can be a traumatic event. Smiles can open doors, but when a missing tooth makes you scared to smile, you may feel like you are missing out on life. In any case, a dental post can help you to replace your natural tooth with a natural-looking, sturdy tooth. And while a dental post can last for decades, you still need to know how to take care of one.
29 December 2016
If you want your oral health care to be taken with the utmost seriousness, it is imperative that you reach out to a family dental professional in your area. These professionals will be equipped to provide dental care to your entire household and specialize in a number of services. To learn more about finding the right general dentist and how they can help you, read on and factor in these points.
12 December 2016
The holidays are a time when you want to see your family and friends, watch heartwarming movies, and exchange gifts – not rush yourself to an emergency appointment at the dentist! To make sure this holiday season does not sabotage your dental health, follow these tips to avoid this season's biggest threats to teeth and gums. Eating Sugary Treats Even if you're someone who usually says "no thank you" to sugary treats, you'll probably indulge a bit more over the holidays.
23 November 2016