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.
Watch Out For These 3 Dangerous Ingredients In Your Toothpaste!
8 October 2014
When it comes to choosing a toothpaste, what influences your purchasing decisions? Are you lured by fancy product packaging? Do you shoot for great taste, best whitening ability, or always just buy what's on sale? If so, you could be exposing yourself to the below 3 dangerous ingredients.
Recently, dentists across the country began to witness peculiar phenomena among their patients. People would schedule an appointment for routine care, and, upon examination, their dentists would find clusters of tiny blue specks hidden beneath their gum lines.