If your gums bleed a bit or show signs of minimal swelling, their state can be quickly improved through good oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing help to remove the bacteria and dental plaque that cause the gums to become inflamed. As a result, the earliest stages of gum disease can be reversed simply by cleaning the mouth more thoroughly. Nevertheless, there are instances when at-home care may not be enough to improve the state of your gums.
18 March 2018
Along with making sure you don't develop dental problems like cavities and gingivitis, you also want to be sure you do what you can to prevent broken or chipped teeth from occurring. While your teeth are very strong, they are still susceptible to chipping and breaking. They have weak areas and some people even have weaker teeth than others. The way you treat your teeth, genetics and even the foods you eat regularly can all play a part in the strength of y our teeth.
24 February 2018
If you are suffering from dental pain, you may already know that you should schedule an appointment to see a dentist. However, you may be unfamiliar with various general dentistry applications that are frequently performed to lessen tooth pain. Here are a few of these procedures. Fillings A cavity can cause severe dental discomfort. The hole that forms in the tooth material as the tooth enamel is exposed to bacterial acids can expose dental nerves that are usually covered.
26 January 2018
With the new year just beginning, now is a good time to begin some resolutions to improve your health. In addition to beginning a new exercise program and healthy eating, for example, keeping your oral health in tip-top shape can help improve your overall well-being. Here are three methods you can implement to help you keep your oral health in good condition. Keep Clean Teeth One of the first ways to keep your teeth healthy is by keeping your teeth free of plaque and other bacteria that can commonly build up on them.
3 January 2018
If you need to have braces put on your teeth then you may be thinking about what type of braces you want. If you have narrowed it down to regular braces that are put on the fronts of your teeth or with lingual teeth that are put on the backs of your teeth, then you should learn more about what they each offer, as well as what some of the negatives are.
18 November 2017
If you've lost a tooth, you might put getting a replacement on the backburner. Like most dental problems, however, you should never delay getting your tooth replaced after you've had it come out. Waiting to have a lost tooth replaced can potentially endanger your oral health and even change your appearance. Read on to learn more about this and to discover the best way to replace your missing tooth. Bone Loss
26 October 2017
Do you have a teenager with teeth that need a bit of help with proper alignment? They may be resistant to getting braces because they do not want to have teeth with metal brackets attached to the front for the foreseeable future. While traditional braces can be quite effective at fixing even the most extreme teeth alignment problems, there are alternative methods that are less visible to others. Here are 2 options for braces that aren't as noticeable.
27 September 2017
Although dental work such as crowns and fillings last for many years, they may eventually fail. It's not uncommon to lose a filling when you bite down on something hard. If your filling breaks off or falls out, you want to get to the dentist as soon as you can. Here's why you want to seek help and what the dentist may do to repair your broken fillings: Why You Should Repair A Damaged Filling Quickly
2 September 2017
For some children, tooth decay surfaces almost as soon as they begin growing in teeth. Although a cavity on a baby tooth may not seem like a big deal, it can spread into the adult teeth that are lining up to come in. Tooth decay also indicates a lot of bacteria is in your toddler's mouth, which can lead to other oral infections. The following tips can help you prevent toddler tooth decay.
2 August 2017
If you've ever dealt with a dental emergency, you know just how scary they can be. Whether it's a head-splitting toothache or an incident where you bit into something and ended up with a cracked tooth, the situation could be quite dire. If you find yourself dealing with a scenario like this and you don't have dental insurance, you might feel like you have nowhere to turn. After all of your at-home remedies have failed you, it's time to get some professional assistance.
18 July 2017