10 January 2018
Gum disease can be one of the worst dental health issues that you can experience, typically because once your gum disease has become advanced enough, there really isn't any way to cure it. In that situation, you can only mitigate the damage that gum disease can cause. Additionally, gum disease can also end up leading to chronic mouth pain and even the loss of some of your permanent teeth. Listed below are just two of the many options available to help prevent gum issues and gum disease.
6 December 2017
As the parent, you are one of the main providers for your baby. They essentially rely on you for just about everything, so it is important that you have a good understanding of each need that they have. One very important thing that you must do for your baby when they begin getting teeth is to care for their new teeth. This is likely something you have never done before, so you may need some pediatric dental tips in order to make sure you are doing the best that you can.
9 November 2017
Dental braces are orthodontic devices that are used to straighten, align, and position teeth over time. They use pressure over the course of anywhere from one to three years in order to create a straighter smile. While braces can have a major impact on a person's smile, it does come at a cost. The cost can also vary depending on a variety of factors. Here are three things that can affect the overall cost of braces.
14 October 2017
Popcorn is a tasty treat, but the kernels inside it can easily get wedged between teeth, or worse still, under gums. If you're currently struggling with a popcorn kernel that's stuck in your mouth, you might be wondering if you should contact your dentist, and if so, when. Read on to learn the one thing you should try before contacting your dentist and why it's so important to reach out.
14 September 2017
Pregnancy is a wonderful time, but it can be filled with a great deal of physical and emotional changes. From weight gain and discomfort to mood swings and fatigue, the different ways pregnancy changes your life can be overwhelming. During this time, supporting your baby's development will even result in a weakening of your teeth. Considering gum disease and oral infections can lead to preterm birth, protecting your oral health while pregnant is imperative.
11 August 2017
Hopefully, you're aware that your dental health can have a profound impact on your overall health. Poor dental health can lead to not just cavities and tooth pain, but also other serious conditions. Poor dental health is even linked to heart disease. But even when you know how important a healthy mouth can be, it's hard to break bad habits that could cause tooth problems. Take a look at some common bad dental health habits and find out how you can break those habits and improve your oral health.
24 July 2017
When you take your child to the dentist for the first time, the dentist will do more than treating the child. Most likely, the pediatric dentist will also engage in other activities that aren't directly related to treatment but will help in making the child comfortable in the dental office and with dental treatment in general. Here are a few examples of these activities: Showing the Dental Tools to the Child