Time And Teeth Again: Making Those New Veneers Last
24 April 2015
If you've just gotten veneers placed on your teeth, you'll want to preserve that lovely, bright smile for as long as possible. But it's not just a matter of keeping the color of the veneers the same. Porcelain veneers are tough, but they're not meant to last a lifetime, and that means that you need to be careful about how you care for them so that they stay in one piece.
Parents: Important Steps To Take For Your Children's Teeth
7 April 2015
As a parent, keeping your children's teeth in good condition is important. This doesn't have to be hard when you take these steps:
Get Them to Eat Healthy Foods
First and foremost, in order for your children's teeth to remain healthy, you need to get them to eat foods that are healthy for teeth. Stay away from candy and sugary deserts, as these foods can break down tooth enamel.
Try getting your children to eat a lot of celery because this vegetable requires a lot of chewing.
Factors to Consider If You Have Osteoporosis and Want Dental Implants
20 March 2015
Do you have osteoporosis? If so, you may assume that your bone condition makes you an unlikely candidate for dental implants. Dentists have performed implant procedures in people with osteoporosis with a high success rate. There are a number of factors that they must address with patients regarding their health.
Due to your pre-existing condition, the doctor who treats you for your osteoporosis will play a key role in determining whether this procedure is a good fit your you.
The Difference Between Plaque And Tartar, And How To Prevent Both
4 March 2015
Dentists often talk about both plaque and tartar, and it is a common misconception that they both mean the same thing. However, both are very different and affect your teeth in different ways. Understanding the differences between plaque and tartar is essential if you hope to prevent their spread and ensure good oral health.
What Is Plaque?
Plaque is a yellow or off white substance that forms on your teeth after eating foods.