Steps Parents Can Take To Keep Their Children's Teeth Healthy

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Children frequently incur cavities before reaching adulthood. Although dental decay may seem inevitable for a child, there are ways to prevent it. Here are a few steps that you can take as a parent to help keep your youngster's teeth healthy.  Steer clear of acidic drinks. Acidic drinks can demineralize the tooth enamel just as bacterial acid does. Thus, beverages that have a high acid content, such as sodas and citrus juices, are best avoided, especially in large quantities.

15 June 2017

Risks Of Dental Treatment When You Have High Blood Pressure

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Uncontrolled high blood pressure, known as hypertension, can increase your risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease—conditions that can lead to heart attack or stroke. High blood pressure can also compromise your dental care, putting you at increased risk for an adverse cardiac-related reaction during treatment. Therefore, your dental professional needs to know if there is a problem with your blood pressure before treating you. Risk Factors If you have high blood pressure, it's important for your dentist to know, especially if your blood pressure is uncontrolled and you need a dental procedure.

18 May 2017

Dental Implants Vs. Tooth Extractions -- Things To Consider

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Losing one's teeth is not exactly a pleasant experience. Dental implants do present a certain level of solace to those facing tooth loss due to gum disease or a traumatic accident. While the wonders of implants are becoming well known, not everyone may be sold on the notion that dental implants are right for them. Worries about dental implant failure rates might lead candidates to explore the old and traditional practice of extracting the teeth and simply wearing removable partial dentures.

28 February 2017

Internal Teeth Bleaching: Is It Right For You?

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Having major work on a traumatized tooth, root canals in particular, can cause it to be very difficult to whiten the external surface. Fortunately, cosmetic dentists have now figured out how to bleach the tooth from the inside. There are several steps that go into internal teeth bleaching, so it is important that you know what you are getting into before making a final decision. Initial X-Rays The first thing the dentist will need to do is get an initial x-ray to ensure the dental work inside is healthy.

14 February 2017

3 Ways To Treat Cavities

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As your teeth decay, cavities form. Tooth decay is caused by enamel damage that results from the tooth's exposure to acid. Although acid can make contact with your teeth through the foods and drinks that you consume, it is also already lurking in your mouth.  Bacterial acid is released by the bacteria in your mouth as they digest the carbohydrate particles that may be left in your mouth after a meal or snack.

8 February 2017

First-Time Parent? 3 Tips To Help Your Baby Develop Healthy Teeth

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When you're a new parent, you want to do everything right, including providing your little one with the proper health care. Part of that healthcare routine should include dental care. You might not realize this, but good dental care should begin before your child has their first tooth. To help ensure that your child develops strong, healthy teeth and gums, here are four steps you should follow. Start Dental Visits Early

7 February 2017

4 Awesome Benefits Of Dental Implants

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Never underestimate the importance of a big, bright smile. It can mean the difference between being self-conscious and being confident, between hiding your smile in every picture you take, and proudly showing off your pearly whites. Many people who have cracked or discolored teeth have probably heard of dental implants, but haven't considered all the ways in which they can benefit from them. So if you're curious to know more about the advantages of dental implants, then keep reading below for just four of the best.

6 February 2017