I have always been one of those people who loves to get out into the world and talk with other people, but a few years ago, I realized that I had to do something about my smile. My teeth were yellow and unattractive, and it was really discouraging to see how much different my smile was. I knew that I needed to get my teeth fixed, so I started working with a professional dentist to make things right. Within a few short months, my smile was completely transformed, and I knew that I owed it all to my dental professional. Check out this blog for more information about working with a dentist.
22 February 2016
Breakfast has often been called the most important meal of the day. The first food you eat when you start the day gives you a boost of energy to help you accomplish the tasks on your to-do list. As you prepare the first meal of the day, you should remember to eat nutritious foods that help to boost your health. What you eat can also greatly affect your oral health as well.
3 February 2016
For most individuals, wisdom teeth begin developing around ages 17 and 21. Not everyone will receive their wisdom teeth. Some individuals experience full eruption of the wisdom teeth with no complications while others experience serious pain, swelling and other complications from the arrival of the wisdom teeth. If you decide to leave yours alone and not have them extracted, here's what can happen: 1. Swelling and Infection of the Gums. It isn't uncommon for wisdom teeth to not fully develop and come out all the way.
13 January 2016
One of the most annoying of all oral health problems is a condition where the the joint that connects your jawbone to your skull is not functioning properly. Known as TMJ disorder or simply TMJ, this condition can cause pain and tenderness in your mouth and jaw and make chewing and swallowing food difficult. In some instances non-invasive treatments might solve the problem, but if these are ineffective, an arthroscopy might be recommended. The Procedure A TMJ arthroscopy is a procedure where the oral surgeon uses a tiny camera to inspect the affected joint.
22 December 2015
Dental implants provide the next best thing to your natural teeth for many reasons. First, they are inserted into the jaw bone, making them just as, if not more, secure as a natural tooth. They can be used for single or multiple teeth. They look just like your real teeth and need the same basic care. The only issue is if an implant becomes loose. The following guide can help you understand which parts of an implant are at risk and what you should do if it does come loose.
4 December 2015
You may avoid going to the dentist because you're too nervous about the actual appointment. Studies indicate that 10% of the adult population in the United States suffers from a dental phobia. This is an extreme fear of going to the dentist for any reason. If you are in this group of people, it's ideal to know various strategies that can help you cope more effectively with your next dental visit.