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.
20 April 2015
If you're a fan of natural living, you may have heard of oil pulling, the technique that involves swishing oil around in your mouth for a few minutes. Proponents claim that doing this eliminates oral bacteria and creates a protective film on your teeth, but the general dental community does not entirely support the practice because of a lack of scientific evidence. If you're thinking of using oil pulling in an attempt to enhance your dental health, here's what you need to know:
1 April 2015
A dental implant is an expensive fix to a tough problem. Consisting of a titanium root and a porcelain crown, a dental implant may seem like it is nearly indestructible, but if you don't take care of your implant, it can fail. If you want to take care of your investment and keep your smile whole, you need to know the keys to caring for your implant. Avoid Metal Hygienist Tools
18 March 2015
Dental insurance isn't always available through your employer. But that doesn't mean you should neglect your oral health. With the cost of dental care rising, it's important to examine all your options when it comes to finding affordable dental services. What you don't want to do is go without the dental care you need. Pay Out of Pocket If you don't have dental insurance, one option is to pay you and your family's dental bills out of pocket.
26 February 2015
Have you recently developed sores along your gums? Are you a smoker, experiencing a period of high stress or suffering from an autoimmune disease? There's a chance you have necrotizing ulcerative periodontitis. This periodontal condition is essentially an advanced version of gingivitis that can destroy tissue and cause ulcers. Luckily, treatment of necrotizing ulcerative periodontitis can reverse the symptoms if you visit your dentist soon. Here are a few of the potential treatment steps.
17 February 2015
Teeth grinding is a problem which many sufferers are not even aware that they have. Even though most children grow out of this night time habit, it is not something that should be ignored or passively tolerated. Teeth grinding in your sleep – called "bruxism" - causes irreversible damage to your teeth. Learning to recognize the signs and take some preventative measures can keep that damage to a minimum. Signs of Teeth Grinding