Your child should begin seeing a dentist for biannual appointments as soon as their first baby tooth emerges. While you could take your child to see the same dentist you visit, it's better to schedule an appointment with a pediatric dental specialist. Pediatric dentists specialize in dentistry as it pertains to juveniles. They can offer excellent dental care to your child in a comfortable and welcoming environment. Here are four things a pediatric dentist can do for your child:
30 November 2019
Dental implants have been around a while, but dentures are still used by many people who need to replace several or all of their natural teeth. There are good reasons for getting either dentures or implants, but there are a few ways that implants shine over traditional dentures. Fit of the Teeth It's not uncommon to hear people say that the dentures they have are loose and require some form of adhesive to keep them in place.
10 October 2019
Everyone knows that teeth grinding can be unpleasant. You don't mean to do it—and in some cases, you're not even conscious when it happens. But worrying about it won't change anything. If you're concerned about your teeth grinding habit and you've been doing it for a long time, here are the consequences your teeth could face if you don't get help. Wear and Tear Wear and tear is the leading problem with teeth grinding.
10 October 2019
If you have young kids, you should understand that it is absolutely vital to teach them how to care for their teeth when they are young. While you may have to handle all the oral care habits for them when they are really young, they will eventually take over the duties themselves, and you should understand that kids have a high risk of developing cavities, especially from the following things.
9 September 2019
Over time, your teeth can become discolored, chipped, or become so damaged that they need to be removed. While you can try to prevent these issues, there are times when accidents occur. If you have teeth that are oddly shaped, too short, or too long, there are ways your dentist can fix your teeth so that they are more in line with the rest of your smile. When you don't feel confident about your smile and you find yourself refusing to show your teeth, you have choices.
10 August 2019
You might feel like you're too busy during your workday to concern yourself with dental health. However, you'd be surprised to learn how many little things you can do to boost dental health when you're at the office or on the run. The following are five great things you can do during your workday to promote strong oral health and to minimize your chances of experiencing unpleasant dental issues like cavities.
10 July 2019
As your teenager grows and matures into adulthood, you can only hope they will be wise as they do so. So-called wisdom teeth usually emerge during the late teen and early adult time periods, traditionally a time to gain independence and, hopefully, wisdom. Actually, wisdom teeth are really the third molars and they often require some extra care as they emerge. Read on to find out what might be happening to your young adult as their wisdom teeth come in.
14 June 2019
There are a variety of reasons why you may need to have a tooth extracted. Dental decay that cannot be repaired, injury to the tooth, and other factors can lead to the need to have a tooth removed. In some cases, tooth removal is for cosmetic reasons or to make room for other teeth in the case of overcrowding. Dental extractions are common, and many people have teeth removed at some point.
9 May 2019
There are many reasons why you may need to have a tooth extracted. For example, if you have severe decay, and your dentist wants to stop the infection from spreading to nearby teeth and gums, extracting the tooth can help. Or, if you have broken a tooth that cannot be repaired, it will need to be extracted to ease your pain before placing implants. No matter what the reason, proper understanding is key to a successful tooth extraction.
17 April 2019
If you have not had your teeth cleaned by a dental hygienist in a while, then you might be in need of a deep cleaning. This is a much more in-depth cleaning than a standard cleaning. If you've been putting off having your deep cleaning done, know that it can improve your life in these ways. Once you realize how a deep cleaning at your family dentist's office can benefit you, you'll probably want to call and schedule an appointment right away.
18 March 2019