Green tea doesn't only offer benefits for your general physical health, it's good for your oral health too. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, recent research suggests that drinking green tea every day may lower the risk of periodontal disease. Role of Catechins Green tea contains catechins—natural antioxidant compounds that fight oral bacteria that can lead to gum disease. Catechins are known to reduce inflammation in the body, including gum inflammation and infections that cause periodontal disease.
20 July 2017
If you've suffered premature tooth loss as a result of periodontitis, and your dentist has recommended dental implants, now's the time to learn how to care for them. Dental implants are an excellent way to replace your missing teeth. However, it's important to know that they'll require special care, especially if you want to avoid problems and complications. Here are four ways to keep your implants in good condition. Visit Your Dentist
24 June 2017
Do you have a tooth that is currently quite damaged? The damaged tooth may be hurting you. Aside from causing pain, it might not look as good as the rest of your teeth, especially if the decay is noticeable. You may even feel slightly embarrassed about the appearance of your tooth each time you talk or smile. Teeth can become damaged for a number of different reasons, so there is nothing to be embarrassed about at all.
5 June 2017
Dental implants are a fantastic resource to have at your disposal because of the various ways in which they can assist you by replacing any teeth that you have lost due to age, injury, or poor dental health. Listed below are three reasons to consider dental implants to replace any teeth that you have lost. Keeps Your Teeth From Shifting Into Empty Space A major reason to consider dental implants when trying to replace your lost teeth is that they can keep the teeth surrounding the areas where you lost teeth from moving around and shifting into the empty space.
22 February 2017
Getting a root canal is a sign that your dental pulp is infected. This often occurs in teens and younger children because of poor oral care habits. The root canal cleans out and removes the infection in order to restore the health of the tooth. Once the procedure is complete, it is important to immediately work to prevent another infection. As a teenager, this can be difficult and overwhelming to do immediately after surgery.
12 January 2017
If you go to the dentist and find out that some areas in your mouth have deep pockets, you may wonder what this means. Deep pockets is a term dentists use when they examine your gums, and having deep pockets is not a good thing. Here are a few things you should understand about deep pockets in your gums. What the role of gums in your mouth is The gums in your mouth are there for several reasons, but the main purpose is to hold your teeth in place and protect their roots.
20 December 2016
Taking care of your teeth can be challenging when you have significant decay or damage. When a tooth has been damaged beyond what a simple cavity filling can repair, your dentist may suggest that you place a crown on the tooth to protect it from further damage. Making the choice to invest in a metal crown can be beneficial. Here are three benefits that you will enjoy when you make the choice to have your dentist place a metal crown over a damaged or decayed tooth.
3 December 2016