People tend to eat their favorite foods and drink their favorite beverages without ever thinking twice about what they are doing to their teeth. Before you know it, you look in the mirror and see a yellow smile shining back at you. While no one plans on this happening, it can happen just by enjoying the things you do already. To help you understand what food and drink items are the worst ones for your teeth, let's explore these top staining agents below.
26 June 2015
Teeth are incredibly strong, but under the right circumstances they can fail and crack, chip, or break. An injured tooth can happen in several ways; however, decay and facial injuries are the most common in young children. When a tooth becomes injured, it might not cause physical pain—and your child may not even notice it is broken until their tongue touches the sharp edges. However, large breaks or cracks—or a knocked out tooth—can cause pain and other issues.
11 June 2015
Everyone has been caught at a time when they needed a toothbrush and didn't have one handy. You might feel like something is stuck in your teeth, that you have grime on the surface, or that your breath is bad. If this is the case, there are some things that you can do without a toothbrush to keep your teeth clean. Here are a few ideas. 1. Drink More Water
22 May 2015
You thought you were too young to need dentures until a dental emergency happened. Now that you have them, you're not quite sure what to do with them – other than put them in your mouth and wear them. Before you end up with mouth sores or dentures that have a foul odor, here are a few essential tips that will help you protect your mouth and your dentures. Dentures Aren't a 24/7 Thing
29 April 2015
Do you have large front teeth that give you an unusual appearance when smiling? If you want to fix the problem without your teeth looking unnatural, you may what to consider investing in dental veneers. In this article, discover how dental veneers can be used for resizing large teeth and how much they will cost. How Can Dental Veneers Be Used for Reducing the Size of Teeth? Porcelain veneers are ideal for resizing teeth because they can enhance other aspects of your smile as well, such as improving the color of your teeth.
11 April 2015
Braces are designed to realign your teeth, but when one of the brackets becomes loose, the braces lose some of their effectiveness. If you have braces on your teeth, it is important to know how to keep your braces working properly. Use the following guide to learn how to avoid damage to your braces and what to do if they become damaged. Avoid Damage to Your Braces Your braces can become damaged if you eat sticky or gummy foods.
25 March 2015
If you struggle with stained or chipped teeth and are looking for a way to brighten up your smile, you may be a good candidate for cosmetic teeth whitening or dental veneers. These cosmetic dentistry procedures are minimally invasive and work well to repair minor imperfections, allowing for an improved appearance in just a few office visits. Understanding the processes and benefits of both procedures and consulting with a professional cosmetic dentist can help you in determining the best option for your particular smile needs.
10 March 2015
By now, you are likely well aware of the importance of good oral hygiene. If you take good care of your teeth and gums, you will be much less likely to suffer from tooth decay and other serious dental health conditions. However, you could be making oral hygiene mistakes without even realizing it. Here are five oral hygiene mistakes you should avoid making. Using Your Teeth as Tools Have you ever opened a bottle with your teeth or chewed on a pen?
23 February 2015
Today, dentists are capable of fixing a wide array of dental problems, from simple cavities to extremely crooked smiles. They can even replace missing teeth with implants that look and feel just like natural teeth. The dental industry was not always this remarkable, however. Today's advanced dental procedures and comprehensive care are the result of many years of research and development. The history of the dental profession is quite intriguing. Here's a look at a few facts that will make you appreciate today's dentists.
11 February 2015
Dental implants are an excellent surgical treatment that replace missing teeth. They provide the same look and functionality as your real teeth, making them a popular alternative to bridges and dentures. However, receiving a dental implant requires major surgery. Dental implants should be taken very seriously. As the patient, you should do your due diligence to ensure that this option is exactly what you need. It will also help you set realistic expectations for the procedure.
29 January 2015