Dental bridges, as the name connotes, bridge the gap between missing teeth. They consist of two or more crowns for teeth on one or the other side of the gap; the abutment teeth, which are the anchoring teeth; and false tooth/teeth in between them. Pontics as these false teeth are called, can come in gold,… Continue reading What Is a Dental Bridge and Who Needs One?
When one thinks of tooth sensitivity, tooth decay is often the first culprit that comes to mind. But just because one may have sensitive teeth, doesn’t necessarily mean one has cavities. There are other sources of tooth discomfort. If one doesn’t have cavities, tooth sensitivity can be caused by consuming an overabundance of acidic foods… Continue reading How Teeth Grinding and Jaw Clenching Can Cause Tooth Sensitivity
People of all ages should give importance to oral care especially as they get older, when dental hygiene is even more crucial. Seniors can consider the following dental tips to avoid natural teeth loss, root decay and gum disease. Check the toothbrush Seniors have to think of the last time they changed their toothbrush. Is… Continue reading Dental Tips for Seniors to Keep a Healthy Mouth
You may use mouthwash as a part of your at-home oral hygiene routine. It may be because your dentist recommend you use it or maybe you have an extra sense of oral cleanliness that mouthwash offers. Regardless of the reason behind you use mouthwash, the use of mouthwash adds an additional level of cleanliness and… Continue reading What’s in Your Mouthwash?
You love your smile and you want it to last. After all who wishes to have a smile comprised of dentures and false teeth when they’re older? A lifetime commitment to good oral health is the best way to lengthen the life of your natural teeth. While there can be unplanned trauma that can occur… Continue reading Why Preventative Dentistry Is Important in Prolonging the Life of Your Smile
When teeth do not look as healthy as before, people often resort to cosmetic dentistry. To know whether cosmetic dentistry is needed along the line, there are several, different factors to take into consideration, which include age, type of food eaten, teeth grinding habits and the frequency of visits to the dentist’s office. It is… Continue reading Ways to Know If Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment Is Required
Many Americans grew up getting money, typically a few bucks for every baby tooth they lost. Maybe you’re in the same boat right now with your own children. Where did this concept of giving swapping out a child’s tooth for a few dollars? Child Tooth Loss Customs From the Past Throughout history and cultures, there… Continue reading Why Children Get Money for Lost Baby Teeth
Cosmetic Dentistry Definition According to dentists, the term cosmetic dentistry is the dental procedure carried out to improve the appearance (though not always the health) of teeth. In other words, a lot of cosmetic procedures are not necessary but they can provide patients with several, different advantages such as the ease of cleaning teeth, boost… Continue reading Cosmetic Dentistry – The Details You Wanted to Know
Invisalign teeth straightening aligners are the ideal way to create a healthy, beautiful smile without the need for bulky metal braces or wires. While the invisible aligners let you enjoy orthodontic care without anyone knowing, it’s important to ensure you take care of your aligners at all times. Failing to keep the aligners clean can… Continue reading Invisalign Care Tips When Going Camping This Summer
Starting at a young age you have heard that preventative dentistry is better than restorative dental care. Proper, at-home oral hygiene of flossing and teeth brushing along with regular dental check-ups and professional teeth cleaning are the magic formula for reducing your risk of cavities, gum disease and other dental issues. As an adult, you… Continue reading Mouthwash and Preventative Dental Care