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.
28 February 2017
A gum infection can be a common at any age. However, if you get dental implants at an older age, then keeping your gums infection free can be a bit more challenging to do. Gums quickly become infected when dental implants are installed because of buildup. This buildup can be caused by food and other contaminants that are hidden underneath your gum line. As a you get older, gum health becomes increasingly more important because you begin to experience gum and bone loss.
16 February 2017
If you have ever broken a tooth, then you know how significant of a dental emergency it can be. One quick and less expensive way to repair a broken tooth is with bonding. Dental bonding is an option that can be used in place of an implant or veneers. It can also be a quick, temporary fix until more permanent measures can be taken. The following are some things to keep in mind about dental bonding.
30 January 2017
One of the most common reasons that patients forgo regular visits to the dentist or necessary dental procedures is the fear of pain. However, there are a slew of ways to better manage pain during minor and major dental procedures. Check out some of the best ways to keep your pain levels in check during your visits to the dentist. Nitrous Oxide Nitrous oxide, better known as laughing gas, is an increasingly popular way to help manage patient pain levels.
30 January 2017
If you're about to lose your teeth due to gum disease, you're not alone. Gum disease is theleading cause of premature tooth loss in adults. In fact, about 3.5% of adults between the ages of 20-64 have lost all their teeth. If your dentist has recommended dental implant surgery to replace your missing teeth, you'll need to be prepared for the recovery period. Your dentist will provide you with specific instructions for your recovery.
12 January 2017
Straight teeth are not something that only adults want. In many cases, teenagers may want to enjoy straighter and whiter teeth. Composite veneers are often a good option to make this happen. They can easily match the natural shape and size of your natural teeth. Composite veneers are often used frequently in cosmetic dentistry because of how durable they are. With proper care, your veneers should remain intact for a number of years.