31 July 2015
Wisdom teeth seem like they should bring some sort of great benefit when they arrive in your mouth, judging by the name. For many people, however, the only thing wisdom teeth bring is the need to remove the teeth. Why do wisdom teeth become impacted? How do you know that they are impacted? What is done to treat impacted wisdom teeth? Many people have teeth that come in fine up until the wisdom teeth decide to erupt.
15 July 2015
Your family dentist reminds you at every appointment that proper oral health care is vital to a bright, beautiful smile. So you hit up the drug store and stock up on mouthwashes, toothpastes, and whitening agents to keep your mouth as healthy as possible. But then you start noticing some odd side effects to these common products and you might not be sure what is happening. While it's always best to see the dentist when a problem arises, here are a few potential side effects to common dental products -- and how to treat the problem.
22 June 2015
Sometimes, time is not on your side. While wearing braces and headgear will fix your teeth, you may not want to use such an overt method as an adult. If you cannot go the route of heavy artillery when it comes to fixing your teeth, there are subtle and less expensive measures to take. Here are some methods for fixing your pearly whites that won't be noticeable to others while they are being worked on.
3 June 2015
There are many times when a dental emergency may occur when you are not able to see your regular dentist. This could be a knocked out tooth on a holiday, a lost crown or filling after normal dental clinic hours, or a severe toothache on the weekend when the dentist office is closed. It may not be possible to live with this kind of pain for very long, and you may need to see a dentist right away.
14 May 2015
Having to be picky about eating food due to loose teeth can be a miserable experience. Often, loose teeth are in such a condition as the result of suffering from the effects of periodontal disease. You can get stable teeth back by investing in dental implants, but may have to go through a bone grafting procedure first. Find out below what might happen through the process of getting your loose teeth replaced with dental implants, and what the estimated price is.
20 April 2015
If your teeth don't look the way you want, you can get help from your dentist. Your dentist will go over possible treatment options with you and help you select the right one for your situation. Veneers are a common treatment for many dental issues including yellow teeth, gap teeth, crooked teeth, and others. If you are considering veneers, you may be interested in learning how they are made. You can find out the process for making veneers in this article.
2 April 2015
Hydrogen Peroxide is one of the two components most commonly used for teeth whitening. While it is very effective in removing stubborn stains from teeth, it can also be dangerous if used improperly. Learning about how hydrogen peroxide works and how it is used to whiten teeth will enable you to whiten your teeth yourself, or at your dentist, without worrying about unpleasant side effects. Hydrogen Peroxide the chemical Hydrogen Peroxide is composed of two atoms of oxygen and two atoms of hydrogen.