When your teeth hurt, there's a good chance that you look to a sensitivity toothpaste for relief. After all, these are advertised as providing sensitivity and pain reduction with regular use. However, are you really getting the help that you need? What They Do Sensitivity toothpastes do one thing and they do it well: they plug holes. The surface of your tooth is filled with pores, similar to your skin. When enamel wears down on the surface of the tooth, these pores are exposed to the surface.
23 August 2019
Children may not know exactly what is going on with their own oral health. After all, they haven't had those chompers for long. It's up to you as the parent to keep an eye out for issues that may be concerning and get your child to a pediatric dentist for a checkup and exam. Read on for a few dental issues to keep an eye out for in your child.
24 July 2019
If you find that you dread your child's dental visits more than your own or have ever been charged a "behavior management fee" by your child's dentist after a particularly difficult exam, you may be wondering whether sedation dentistry is a less stressful alternative. For many families, sedation dentistry allows exams to be performed even on the most stubborn or non-compliant children, as well as those with developmental disabilities or anxiety disorders that make these exams tough.
28 June 2019
Invisalign has done so much for the world or orthodontics. No longer do you have to wear metal brackets on your teeth for two years or deal with wires poking into your cheeks in order to gain straighter teeth. But while Invisalign is easier and more comfortable than other orthodontic options, there is still some adaptation involved. Here are a few tips to follow during your first few days with Invisalign in order to enjoy a smooth transition.
28 May 2019
It used to be that only those with top-tier insurance covers or significantly deep pockets could get implants. This was a shame since getting implants has proven to be more effective than other tooth replacement options such as bridges and dentures. However, things have improved in recent times. While dental implants are still viewed as the pricey option, they are much more affordable. The price of implants is low enough to be justifiable in the long-term and there are also different options available.
30 April 2019
If you have been recently fitted for dentures, then you likely notice that the dentures feel foreign in the mouth. It does take some getting used to, and you may notice that sores are forming on the soft tissues. If you are feeling some soreness or pain, then there are a few things that you can do to reduce this issue. Make Sure The Dentures Fit Right When you get your first set of dentures, your dental professional will make sure that the bases of the false teeth fit well over the swollen tissues.
26 March 2019
Yellow teeth can really affect your confidence, especially during situations that warrant a smile or two. Fortunately, you don't have to live with yellow teeth forever. There are plenty of care steps you can take to get whiter-looking teeth. Eat a Special Diet In terms of whitening your teeth, you don't have to spend a fortune. Sometimes all you really need to do is eat a special diet, focusing on foods that have whitening effects.
28 February 2019