Types Of Dental Cleaning Needed To Protect The Teeth
19 February 2018
Although tooth-whitening applications can help your teeth look cleaner, they don't actually improve or protect the health of the teeth. Teeth that are kept free of plaque, tartar, and food particles are less likely to incur decay.
Decay occurs when bacterial acids eat away the enamel of the teeth. As the acids make contact with the enamel, they dissolve important minerals, such as calcium and phosphorus. Eventually, holes or cavities form in the tooth material.
What To Do If Your Wisdom Teeth Are Coming In
23 January 2018
For most people, wisdom teeth have to be removed due to a lack of space in the mouth. However, some are lucky enough to be able to keep their wisdom teeth. Unfortunately, if you haven't seen a dentist recently or had dental x-rays performed, you might not know which is the case for you. If you think your wisdom teeth are starting to come up through your gums, here's what you should do to reduce your pain and seek help.
Tips For Recovery After Dental Implant Surgery
20 December 2017
If you're getting ready to undergo surgery for dental implants, you need to be sure that you're prepared for the recovery period. Your oral surgeon will provide you with a series of aftercare instructions to guide you, but it's in your best interest to be ready before you go in. Here are a few tips that will help you to get through the first few days after your surgery.
Heading Out For Winter Sports Fun? 3 Ways Mouth Guards Can Protect Your Dental Implants
24 November 2017
If your winter is going to involve some outdoor activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, or even mud football, you're going to need some protection. Helmets, gloves, and knee pads go a long way towards protecting your body from injuries while you're busy enjoying yourself. However, if you haven't taken steps to protect your mouth, you could be at risk for some serious dental injuries. Before you get involved in the outdoor activities this winter, stop by your dentist and get fitted for a custom mouth guard.