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.
6 August 2015
Most people know that they have to brush and floss their teeth regularly in order to take care of them. However, they forget that there are other things that can cause problems for their teeth. Here are three habits that are very bad for your teeth. 1. Using your teeth to open or tear things. It is quite common for people to use their teeth as tools. If you encounter a bottle cap that refuses to budge, there can be no better tool to open it than your teeth.
22 July 2015
Getting your braces off can be an exciting experience. Not only do you finally get to see how those months (or years) of discomfort have paid off, but you also get to enjoy the freedom of no longer having to worry about orthodontist appointments every other week, wires poking you in the mouth, and feeling self-conscious about your smile. When you get your braces off, there are a few things you should do to make the most of the experience and ensure that all that orthodontic work was worthwhile.
25 June 2015
As a dental patient, it is completely natural to fear pain after your new dental crowns are installed. While this is a valid concern, there are a few things you can purchase ahead of time to ensure that you have everything necessary on hand to combat any pain you may experience. Topical Anesthetic Gel The topical anesthetic gel sold for baby teething pain can safely be used to treat your dental pain.
12 June 2015
Oral pain isn't just uncomfortable, but it can also be nagging. This is true whether the pain is located in a tooth in the front or back of your mouth. However, this type of pain can be even more intense when the source of the pain is located under your dental bridge. If you are experiencing this type of pain, understanding some of the causes and what you can do to resolve the issue can be helpful.
20 May 2015
If you have braces and it's about time to have them removed, you may be a bit worried about the process. You have more than likely become so used to having your braces on that it is difficult to imagine not having them on anymore. The process for removing them isn't very complicated, but it does have to be done by your orthodontist. Read the information below to understand what is going to happen when you go to your appointment for the removal process: