Looking To Cut Weight? Don't Skip Dental Care!
9 January 2015
With the trend of ultralight backpackers looking to cut mere ounces out of the weight of their pack, you may be tempted to forgo important medical supplies in your first aid kit or skip your oral hygiene products altogether. However dedicated to your sport you are, you don't want to risk your dental health to save a fraction of an ounce in your pack. Here are the top ways ultralight backpackers deal with dental care while they are out.
Senior Loved-One? Tips To Help Them Properly Care For Their Teeth
6 January 2015
With the growing list of health problems that are being discovered to be caused or worsened by diseased gums and tooth decay, it is more important than ever for the elderly to take great care of their teeth. Next time you visit your favorite senior, ask what his or her oral hygiene routine consists of and whether they visit the dentist regularly. If you get an answer that signals oral health is being neglected, then here are some ways you can help.
How Do Dental Implants Affect Other Dental Procedures And Conditions?
30 December 2014
If you've been eager to replace missing teeth, you may have put the blinders on and have only focused on implant preparation, surgery, and recovery. While it's definitely important to understand that entire process, don't forget to research how implants affect secondary oral conditions and procedures. For instance, besides dental implant surgery, are you considering orthodontic treatment as well? If so, you may actually need to hold off on the implants.
Four Important Advances In Dentistry
29 December 2014
Several decades ago, many visits to the dentist were painful and rather unpleasant. Pain management techniques were primitive, the drills dentists used produced a lot more vibration, and dental surgery procedures were not as safe or effective as they are today. Luckily, dental care has come a long way in the last 40 years. Now, most procedures are safe, effective, and relatively pain-free. No longer is there a reason to fear going to the dentist.