6 June 2017
It is estimated that around half of Americans have periodontal disease, often called gum disease, and that this seemingly-benign condition could lead to much more serious medical issues. Studies attempt to show if there is a link between gum disease and other medical maladies, or if it is merely a coincidence that these are co-occurring. Regardless of any correlation, periodontal disease is not to be taken lightly. Those at highest risk for periodontal disease include:
23 February 2017
If your oral health isn't optimal, chances are you aren't flossing and might not want to start. While flossing is one of the best ways to keep your teeth healthy and to improve oral health, there are some other things you can do, too. Here are three ways to improve the condition of your gums without having to floss. Water Flosser Despite the name, water flossers bear almost no resemblance to traditional flossing.
10 February 2017
A beautiful smile is considered highly desirable by most people, but few are naturally born with one. If you have crooked, stained, chipped, or misshapen teeth, you may not be happy with your own smile. Luckily, there are dental procedures that can give you the smile that you have always wanted. Lumineers, a brand of porcelain veneers, have become increasingly popular. If you are interested in getting Lumineers, here is what you can expect:
8 February 2017
Are your teeth less than ideal? Do you long to be able to have the perfect smile? Many people want perfect teeth, but few can actually achieve that goal without the help of a good dentist. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry is always advancing with the use of new and updated techniques. But before you have a dentist look at your teeth, there are probably a few questions that you'd like to have answered first.
8 February 2017
Dental implants are one of the most expensive methods that are available for replacing missing teeth. Even with insurance coverage, you will likely have to pay a lot of money to get implants when they are being installed for cosmetic reasons. If you want to safe up money for dental implants to be installed in the features, investing in partial dentures is a great alternative to opt for in the meantime.
21 December 2016
The benefits of having good dental health are numerous. You will be able to eat well and make the most of out of everyday life. The key to being able to make this happen will rest in getting your routine checkups and addressing any dental concern as these occur. Being aware of some of the standard services your family dentist can provide are important. Service #1: Dental fillings One of the least invasive types of dental services that may be provided includes having a tooth filled.
6 December 2016
Any kind of injury to the gums hurts, so if yours have gotten cut, chances are you're experiencing pain and anxiety. If this has happened to you, you should follow these steps to care for your gums until they heal. Slow the Bleeding Your first step should be to slow down and stop the bleeding from your gums. Since gums have ample blood flow, they tend to bleed profusely, even from small cuts.