My family's dental health is important to me. Unfortunately for me, it is not as important to my little ones. Getting my kids to brush and floss on a daily basis is almost like taking on an obstacle course. I talked to my family's dentist about different methods I could try to encourage them to brush and floss on a regular basis. Some of the tricks worked, some did not. After some experimentation and talking to other parents, I was able to come up with a lot of great tips for helping kids care for their teeth. I started this blog to help other parents get creative when it comes to their kids and dental care.
29 November 2016
If you have not been to a dentist for a while, you may have never experienced having your gums examined and measured. Gum measuring is a process used by many dentists today as a way of monitoring a person's gum line. This service is important for several reasons, and here are a few things you should know about this. How it is done During a routine dental visit, the dentist or a hygienist will measure areas around your teeth with a special type of dental tool.
7 November 2016
Dental implants are one of the best innovations that have come about in cosmetic dentistry. They can help restore a person's smile when they have missing teeth and can do so almost flawlessly making it so that nobody could even tell that the person was ever missing a tooth in the first place. However, not everyone is an ideal candidate for dental implants and there are numerous factors that can affect whether or not dental implants are the right choice and if the procedure will be successful.
19 October 2016
Children begin losing their teeth somewhere between the age of five and seven. While a completely normal and healthy process, it can be a stressful time for parents. Do you pull the tooth or let it fall out? Is the loose tooth painful? These are just a couple of the questions you might have. Here is some helpful information to ease some of your fears and help you better meet your child's oral health needs.
14 September 2016
Dental implants are the strongest and most natural-looking replacement for teeth that have been lost. Unfortunately, many people experience bleeding, swelling, and discomfort as they recover from implant installation. Here are a few tips that can make implant surgery recovery as quick and painless as possible. Maintain Good Dental Hygiene Keeping your teeth clean while you are recovering from dental implant surgery is essential to prevent the dental sockets around the new implants from becoming infected.
14 September 2016
Dental damage happens, but what should you do if you're out of town or away from home? The idea of waiting until you get home can be nerve wracking, but seeing a dentist you've never visited before can also cause some anxiety. If you're in this situation, read this guide to find out what to do. Examine The Damage First of all, you should try to examine the damage for yourself and see how bad it is.