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.
18 December 2017
Most people desire a beautiful, straight smile, and in this day and age more, and more adults are wearing braces to correct alignment issues. If you're an adult who is getting braces, you will need to make some changes to your oral hygiene routine in order to keep your teeth and gums healthy during the duration of your orthodontic treatment. Use the following tips to care for your braces and your oral health:
19 November 2017
There are so many ways in which eating disorders are bad for your health. They can affect just about every part of your body due to their ability to deplete your body of the things it needs to continue functioning properly. This is why it should come as no surprise to learn that eating disorders can also take their toll on your teeth as well. While many of the negative things going on inside of your body may not be as outwardly scary since you won't see them when you look in the mirror, seeing the negative affects happen on your teeth can be a real eye-opener to some.
22 October 2017
A cracked tooth is one of the most common dental injuries. While most people will be immediately aware that there is a problem, some do not realize it until much later. If you think you have a cracked tooth, here is what you need to know: Do You Have a Cracked Tooth? The symptoms depend largely on the type of cracked tooth you have. For instance, if you have craze lines, you likely will not have any symptoms.
26 September 2017
Dental fillings are an excellent solution for tooth decay. They fill in the damaged section of the tooth and prevent the decay from spreading. But while fillings are long-lasting, they are not always a permanent solution. After 10 or 15 years, it's common for fillings to begin cracking, breaking, or loosening. If you have older fillings in your mouth, it's important to be on the lookout for signs that one has cracked or broken -- and also to know how your dentist will handle this situation.
30 August 2017
Nobody wants to get a root canal, which is why many people avoid going to the dentist to hear the bad news that they need one. However, getting your teeth cleaned and inspected often is what prevents some dental procedures from being needed. When it comes to a root canal, there are several reasons why it can fail. You Did Not Seek Early Treatment A tooth infection is not something that you wait to treat until it starts feeling painful.