Welcoming a Baby? What Every New Parent Should Know About Dental Health During the First Year of Life
17 January 2017
With a whirlwind of preparations to make before the birth of a new baby, many parents give little thought to what their child's dental health needs will be during infancy. Since their infant's teeth will not be expected to erupt for several months, many may believe that they can safely put off the question of oral health until that time. But even a child who does not yet have visible teeth can benefit from basic dental-care routines beginning at birth.
2 Prosthodontic Treatment Options For A First Premolar With A Frontal Chip
5 January 2017
The first premolar tooth starts the grinding down of food that finishes with the rear molars so you can swallow safe, small pieces of food. A first premolar with a chip on the front or outward face of the tooth can cause you difficulties in chewing and grinding while causing discomfort and cosmetic concerns.
There are a few different prosthodontic or cosmetic dentistry techniques that can correct a first premolar with frontal chipping.
Do You Know What Coffee Is Doing to Your Oral Health?
29 December 2016
If you start your day with a cup of coffee, you're not alone. Over 80 percent of adults enjoy not just one cup of coffee, but around three cups a day. Have you taken the time to consider what drinking coffee might be doing to your oral health? If not, you should investigate.
Coffee Can Cause Discoloration
When drinking a cup of coffee, the last thing you want to do is spill it on your clothes.
Good Oral Hygiene For Expectant Mothers
8 December 2016
So much is going on with you during pregnancy that you may not be thinking about teeth – not even yours, much less your baby's. However, good oral hygiene improves you and your baby's health. What's more, certain conditions can develop because of your pregnancy. Take care of your teeth while you're pregnant, and help develop your baby's teeth as well.
Importance of Standard Dental Care
Standard dental care is not only safe, it's recommended to promote overall good health.