2015

2 Ways To Restore Your Teeth

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Being able to have a smile you’re proud of is sure to make you feel better about your overall appearance and may instill self-confidence in you. However, if you’re faced with fixing a tooth that is damaged, you will want to know the best dental procedures to assist you. You will have to be a candidate for these before getting the work completed, but knowing the best methods for restoring your teeth may be helpful to you.…

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Are You Going To Be Naughty Or Nice To Your Teeth During The Holiday Season?

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The holidays can be a hard time to make healthy choices. Not only is it more difficult to stick to eating foods that are considered to be healthy for your weight, but it’s also a challenging time to stick to dental friendly foods. Therefore, it’s a good idea to arm yourself with information on how you can minimize the damage to your teeth during the holiday season to keep them healthy and looking good.…

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5 Strategies To Prevent Tooth Enamel Erosion When Consuming Lots Of Fruit

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If your diet contains a large amount of fruit and fruit juice—especially of the citrus variety—you’re at risk of increased tooth enamel erosion. That can lead to sensitivity and tooth decay. Take steps to protect your teeth against the sugars and acid in fruit so you can maintain excellent dental health.  Limit Fruit Consumption to a Few Times Per Day Avoid grazing on fruit and sipping on juice all day long.…

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Recognizing Dental Emergencies

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For most dental patients, they know to schedule regular cleanings and X-rays. These appointments are important but not necessarily urgent in nature. Other times, you may need to see a dentist in times of emergency. Dental problems can be hazardous to your health in many ways, so it’s essential that you seek proper treatment as soon as you can if you’re experiencing one of these emergencies. Read on to determine when it’s time to go in for an emergency appointment.…

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How to Maintain Your Smile after a Teeth-Whitening Procedure

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If you have recently had a teeth-whitening procedure done, you are probably really loving your new, beautiful white smile. You probably want to maintain it as long as possible, but you could be worried that your teeth will become discolored again pretty quickly. Luckily, following a few tips can help you keep your teeth pretty and white for quite some time. Rinse Your Mouth Out Regularly Make it a habit to rinse your mouth out with water regularly.…

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6 Foods That Whiten Your Teeth

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A white and bright smile can improve the way you look and completely transform your self-confidence. If your teeth look a bit stained, you can take steps to whiten them right at home. Did you know that certain foods can naturally brighten your pearly whites? Here are six great foods that whiten your teeth: Strawberries Strawberries do not just taste delicious and contain vitamin C; they can also whiten your teeth.…

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Dental Implant Risk Factors That Decline When You Stop Smoking

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If you smoke but need to replace a missing tooth, the most natural dental prosthesis for the restoration is a dental implant. Not only is the crown of the implant barely discernible from the crown of a natural tooth, the implant screw is secured in your jawbone as the root of a natural tooth would be. After the screw of an implant is placed, it undergoes a fusion process called “osseointegration,” in which your jawbone fuses with the metal screw.…

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Tips For Healing And Pain Relief After Dental Implant Installation

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If you are concerned about pain or healing after dental implant installation, then you are not alone. This is a common fear for cosmetic dentistry patients. However, by following these tips you can ensure that you have a pain-free healing experience:  Tip: Use Ice Packs Regularly for the First Few Days If you are worried about pain, swelling or bruising from your dental implant installation, then you can use an ice pack during the first few days following your procedure.…

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Improving The Whiteness Of Your Teeth With Natural Ingredients

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If your teeth are not as white as you wish them to be, there are several methods to use in removing surface stains and brightening the appearance of your teeth. Avoiding foods that stain, such as coffee, tea, and fruit juices and avoiding smoking cigarettes can be a help in avoiding staining, but what happens if the damage is already done? Give some of the following methods a try in removing surface stains from your teeth so you have a white, bright smile.…

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FAQs About Bone Grafting For Dental Implants

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According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, more than 30 million people in the United States are missing their teeth. Of those who seek treatment, dental implants is an option. Although many of them have the bone structure needed to support the implants, some do not. If your dentist has recommended that you get a bone graft, here is what you need to know. What Is a Bone Graft?…

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