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.
10 December 2019
Wisdom teeth are a thing of the past for most people. They pose a mild nuisance when you have them taken out, but otherwise they probably don't even cross most people's minds. However, if you're of the age where your wisdom teeth are coming in, you might be wondering if it's really necessary for them to come out at all. After all, growing in teeth is a natural process. This short guide will explain the pros and cons of keeping your wisdom teeth, and whether or not it's even a possibility for you.
12 November 2019
If you are an older adult and have noticed that you have been experiencing an increasing number of dental issues, you are not alone. Some people are more prone to oral health problems as they age. Here are some issues that may become more prevalent as you grow older. Loose Teeth As a person grows older, they may be more likely to experience loose teeth. The loosening frequently occurs due to changes in the girth of the jawbone.
15 October 2019
If you are very conscientious about your breath and your oral health, you might instantly rush to the bathroom after eating a meal or snack to brush your teeth. While this may seem like the best thing you can do for the health of your teeth, brushing your teeth right away after eating is not necessarily the best thing you can do. In fact, it is better to wait for a while after eating or drinking before you go and brush your teeth.
17 September 2019
Dental veneers are an elegant cosmetic solution for resolving problems with teeth. In fact, veneers can be utilized for a lot of different dental problems. If you have one or more of these issues, dental veneers could be of use to you. Pitting Pitting is often a problem that people have from childhood. This is typically due to an over-exposure to dental fluoride while the teeth are still developing. While fluoride is usually a good thing, too much of it as the teeth are developing can create irregularities in the enamel, creating the appearance of pits.
15 August 2019
In years past, if you wanted to correct crooked teeth you would have to wear metal braces for a set period of time and visit an orthodontist regularly to have the braces adjusted. However, in this day and age, misaligned teeth can be corrected through the use of invisible aligners. With invisible aligners, you will wear a set of aligners for a few weeks and then use a new set of aligners.