When you need to tear something open, you may feel the temptation to use your teeth as tools. But anytime you attempt to bite something that isn't food, you could potentially damage your teeth. Instead, it's better to have tools on hand that you can use instead of your teeth. Don't Use Your Teeth for Opening Things Your teeth should never be used to open something, regardless of how harmless it might seem.
8 April 2019
Have you avoided making a dentist appointment for the last few years or even decades? If so, why are you doing this? While there are a lot of reasons people do, there are also a lot of reasons why this is not a good idea. Reasons People Avoid the Dentist A lot of people have not visited a dentist in many years, and there are several common reasons for this.
14 March 2019
If you are over the age of about 18 and still haven't had your wisdom teeth removed, then it may be time. Wisdom teeth are a set of teeth that are all the way in the back of your mouth and usually won't surface for a really long time. However, if they do start to push their way upwards and out of your gums in the back of your mouth, they can interrupt your entire mouth including making your teeth crooked and making your jaw misaligned.
12 February 2019
If you lose a tooth due to an accident or decay, you may feel self-conscious about your smile. You may even have trouble chewing your food or feel pain when you eat. If this describes you, then you should consider a dental implant. Dental implants are a safe and effective way to restore your smile using prostheses. Your dentist will first install a titanium rod through your gums into your jaw for stability.
11 January 2019
When you are thinking about getting some dental surgeries, it all depends on how well you can work with a dental professional that can assist you. Since there are plenty of dentists that specialize in implants, you'll need to speak to a few different clinics in your area that can help. In order to get the best work possible for your dental implant installation, read on and use the tips in this article.
9 December 2018
Most people are familiar with Invisalign, which is an invisible system for straightening teeth, but a lot of people do not know that some people are required to wear attachments with Invisalign. While there are many situations where people do not need attachments, there are also a lot of situations when people do need them. Here are several things you should understand about the use of attachments with Invisalign. The types of attachments used
12 November 2018
Porcelain veneers are placed over your natural teeth and can correct a variety of different cosmetic issues, such as discoloration, cracks and misaligned teeth. Veneers look completely natural and can make your smile look great again. However, you have to take good care of your veneers to keep them in good shape. Here are some common mistakes you should avoi with porcelain veneers. Frequently Consuming Dark Colored Foods and Beverages
16 October 2018
A root canal is a fairly routine procedure for people to need to undergo. Yet, it is also common for individuals to feel stressed about this procedure when they learn that they will need to undergo it. Often, this unwarranted stress is due to a lack of clear information about root canals. Will A Tooth That Needs A Root Canal Always Be A Source Of Pain? You might be surprised to learn that you will need to undergo a root canal procedure.
21 September 2018
If you wear braces and one or more of your wisdom teeth become impacted, make an appointment with your orthodontist. While an impacted wisdom tooth is typically not considered a dental emergency, failing to seek the expertise of your orthodontist may lead to problems. Here are three consequences of a dental impaction and what you can do about them: Ill-Fitting Braces Wisdom teeth do not always erupt correctly and, therefore, can start to emerge through your gum tissue crooked or sideways.
28 August 2018
Getting dental health tips from your friends and family members who aren't dentists is a bad idea. Here are some of the myths you may think are facts if you keep listening to non-professionals' advice on dental health. A Little Bleeding Is Normal When Brushing This may seem normal because many people have gums that bleed when they brush. However, just because something is common doesn't mean it is normal. It may only be normal if the bleeding is triggered by vigorous brushing using a hard-bristled toothbrush.
30 July 2018