Recently Get A Dental Crown? Know These Tips About Eating And Hygiene
24 March 2016
A dental crown may help give one of your teeth the added strength it needs to be able to chew with it again, but that doesn't mean you can go back to those normal behaviors. Here is a list of 4 things to remember during those first couple days after getting your new dental crown
Avoid Chewing With The Crown
Chewing with your other teeth will feel more comfortable for those first few days as you get used to the feeling of a dental crown.
Snap, Crackle, Pop? How To Get Relief From Your TMJ
28 February 2016
Your eyes flutter open in the peaceful morning light, and you smile, stretching your arms above your head and yawning wide – crack. Most people, sometime in their lives, will have their jaw crack in the morning, but for people who clench their teeth, it can become so common that it would border on tedium if not for the discomfort and/or pain that accompanies the crack. If you're looking for ways to not only prevent the pain and cracking but also to stop the damage to your jaw from getting worse, then here's what you need to know.
3 Things Hypertension Sufferers Need To Know About Gingival Overgrowth
9 February 2016
Gingival overgrowth, also called gingival hyperplasia, refers to the abnormal growth of your gum tissues. This condition can occur as a side effect of a wide range of prescription medications, including the calcium-channel blockers you're taking to control your blood pressure. Here are three things hypertension sufferers need to know about gingival overgrowth.
How do hypertension drugs cause gingival overgrowth?
Calcium-channel blockers work by widening your blood vessels to allow more blood to pass through them.
Fixing Discolorations On Old Dental Implants: A Few Options To Consider
18 January 2016
Although there is evidence to support that the first dental implants may be thousands of years old, modern dental implants are only a few decades old. If you were one of the first patients to ever receive modern dental implants (in the seventies or eighties), then you may have had them long enough for these fake teeth to stain. Because you cannot whiten or bleach them like natural teeth, it may become painfully obvious to you and everyone around you (when you smile) that you have dental implants.