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What You Should Know & Do if You Have Sensitive Teeth

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What You Should Know & Do if You Have Sensitive Teeth

If you feel sharp pain on your teeth when you take a bite of ice cream or a drink of hot coffee, you should let your dentist know at your next appointment. This type of pain is referred to as tooth sensitivity, and it can affect people of all ages. Tooth sensitivity can the result of several things, but it is not something you have to live with. There are things you might be able to do at home to help with this, and your dentist might also have some options that may help you desensitize your teeth. Causes of Tooth Sensitivity Feeling sharp pain in your mouth from things that are hot and cold usually indicates that there are nerves exposed within your teeth. All of your teeth have roots and canals that lead to them, and these...

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3 Things Your Dentist Can Teach You About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Things Your Dentist Can Teach You About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a health condition that affects millions of people, yet there are so many people that do not even know they have it. Because it is often undiagnosed, many dentists have taken an interest in this condition, and this is why your dentist may ask you questions about your sleep habits at your next appointment. If your dentist suspects you may have this condition, he or she can help you understand the following three things about OSA. What OSA Is If the answers you give your dentist make him or her suspect that you might have OSA, the dentist is likely to explain to you what this condition is. The easiest way to explain OSA is that it is a condition that causes a person to stop breathing while he or she sleeps. This happens...

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Three Really Good Reasons To Get Braces

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Really Good Reasons To Get Braces

Many people understand that a smile says a lot about a person. In fact the way that you smile and how you smile may be the first impressions that a person has of you. For this reason many people invest a great deal of money into their teeth. People pay to have them whitened, but people also pay to have them straightened. In order to have your teeth straightened you will most likely need to have braces. Now, there are many different reasons that people get braces and each of them is valid. This article is going to outline a few reasons why it is a good idea to get braces. Oral Health When your teeth are not straight and in alignment you may be causing yourself a few oral health problems. If the your teeth are jammed in...

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Answers For Tooth Contouring Questions For Potential Patients

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Answers For Tooth Contouring Questions For Potential Patients

The shape of your teeth will be essential for determining the overall appearance of your smile. To help patients that have malformed teeth, it is possible to go through a tooth contouring procedure. Why Would You Want To Undergo Tooth Contouring? There can be numerous sources of structural damage to teeth. Whether it is due to decay or a hard blow to the mouth, a tooth that has become misshapen may pose numerous problems. When the tooth is visible, it can cause serious cosmetic problems that may make individuals self-conscious about smiling. Also, these structural issues may contribute to speech problems. Lastly, a damaged or misshapen tooth may be at a higher risk of developing severe decay. This arises as a result of plaque and tartar becoming trapped in the malformed part of the tooth due to it being...

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Not Sure How To Care For Your New Dental Implants? 4 Tips To Keep Your Implants And Your Mouth Clean

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Not Sure How To Care For Your New Dental Implants? 4 Tips To Keep Your Implants And Your Mouth Clean

If you have new All-on-4 dental implants, you might think that they don’t require dental hygiene – including brushing, flossing, and dental visits. However, that’s not the case. In fact, your dental implants will require daily cleaning, with the proper tools. Choose the Right Toothbrush If you used a medium or firm toothbrush for your natural teeth, and now you’re using the same toothbrush on your dental implants, you might be doing more harm than good. While your implants are durable, they do need special care. To care for your dental implants, toss the medium to firm toothbrushes, and switch to one with soft bristles. This is important whether you use a manual or electric toothbrush. It’s also important that you spend a few extra minutes brushing your teeth. For maximum benefit, and to keep your gums healthy, brush...

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Homemade Recipes That Will Enhance Your Dentist’s Gum Disease Treatments

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Homemade Recipes That Will Enhance Your Dentist’s Gum Disease Treatments

Your dentist is the most qualified person to treat your gum disease, but there are a few recipes you can utilize at home to enhance their efforts and optimize your overall results. Making use of essential oils recipes will help to cleanse your mouth, fight off bad bacteria, and eliminate nasty germs. Consider trying one or more of the following homemade recipes made with essential oils for better oral health: Minty Cinnamon Toothpaste The cinnamon in this homemade toothpaste is antibacterial and antifungal, so it will help keep your teeth and gums free of conditions that are prime for gum disease development. The peppermint helps to make this paste tasty so it’s enjoyable to use on a regular basis, and kills off bacteria that tends to thrive in a low oxygen environment. Here is what you’re going to need...

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