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.
16 November 2016
Stains on your teeth are often unsightly and can rob you of your beautiful, white smile. One of the leading causes of stained teeth is coffee. While light coffee drinkers often only have to contend with staining that can easily come off with regular brushing, long-term drinkers of the beverage often have deeper staining that can be daunting to remove. Essentially, a group of molecules in coffee known as polyphenols attach themselves to tooth enamel and cause the staining over time.
16 November 2016
If you are waking up in the morning with a headache and feeling sleepy all day, it could be due toa condition called sleep apnea. This is a condition in which you stop breathing for 10 to 30 seconds throughout the night. You come out of a deep sleep to start breathing again. If it sounds scary, that is because it is. Many people are not aware that they stop breathing at night until they exhibit other symptoms.
27 October 2016
Whether you are a teenager active in high school sports or you are an adult who likes to play on the weekends, you may have questions about continuing to play while wearing braces. Use this guide to keep your smile looking great while still enjoying your favorite sports. Protect Your Teeth An orthodontic mouth guard can help to protect your teeth during physical activity. Even if you play a sport that doesn't involve contact, you may want to consider a mouth guard when you play.
7 October 2016
Patients that have tooth loss may have several dental implants to replace their natural teeth, making it easier to eat and talk. Lots of patients choose dental implants over dentures because they act like real teeth and are not hard to manage like denture plates. However, just because dental implants are made out of strong titanium metal and are durable does not mean you should lower your level of hygienic oral care.
21 September 2016
School is full of learning about new things for children. Many of these are school subjects and some are useful life skills that they can start using right away. If schools in your area have demonstration days, your dental office should volunteer to go and speak with students about good oral hygiene. Here are four reasons why dental hygienists giving presentations at local schools is a good idea. They become a familiar face