Soft tissue in your mouth makes up the important gums, tongue, and inner cheeks and lips. Problems with the soft tissue can often become as concerning and uncomfortable as a cavity in a tooth. If you have suddenly developed uncomfortable white and red discolorations on your soft tissue, panic might set in over the potential cause. There are three main potential causes of white and red soft tissue discoloration. Here are the details of each and how a visit to the dentist office can help.
14 December 2015
If you have gaps in your smile, small incisors, or other issues that you feel give your permanent teeth a juvenile appearance, you may feel like your smile doesn't match the rest of your adult face. Here are 3 ways you can improve your teeth with cosmetic dentistry. Veneers Veneers are an excellent way to make your teeth look more adult in appearance. Veneers are porcelain caps placed on your existing teeth to help fill in spaces and to make your smaller teeth larger.
24 November 2015
Getting a tooth extracted is never fun, but luckily, there are many options for replacing missing teeth, so you don't have to suffer with an imperfect smile. If you need to have or have had a tooth extracted, check out these three possible options for replacing extracted teeth Traditional Dental Bridge As the name suggests, a dental bridge is a device that bridges a gap from a missing tooth. There are different types of bridges, but the most common are traditional bridges.
4 November 2015
In your daily life, you likely do not give much thought to your teeth other than to brush and floss them twice a day. However, when your teeth become an issue or suffer an injury, they suddenly become all you can think about until the issue is resolved. And no dental issue will likely be more distressing to you than an accident or incident that causes you to lose a tooth completely.
20 October 2015
The enamel, which is the outermost teeth's layer, protects your teeth from decay. Although some level of wear and tear is normal, it's essential to take the necessary steps to strengthen your enamel. Here are five natural ways to strengthen your teeth. Eat Calcium Rich Foods Calcium is one of the most important minerals for your teeth since it is one of the major components of the enamel (in the form of calcium phosphate).
23 September 2015
If you have a strong fear of going in to see the dentist, you want to get over it. If you can't completely get over it, you at least want to get it under control enough where it doesn't stop you from going in for your routine visits. This way, you won't let that fear cause you to neglect your teeth. This article will provide you with different ways you can get over some of those fears so they don't stop you from getting proper oral care.
15 September 2015
If you have experienced one or more missing teeth, it is crucial to see a 24 hour dentist as soon as possible. However, while you are waiting for the dentist to call you back or when you are on your way to the dental office, there are several things that you can do to make the experience easier. Avoid The Use Of Aspirin When you have a lot of dental pain, it can be tempting to take the maximum dose of whatever over-the-counter pain medication you can.
24 August 2015
Going to the dentist for routine checkups and cleanings is just as important as going to the doctor for annual physical exams. Through a routine checkup, a dentist can assess the health of your teeth, identify any problems and recommend treatments for correcting any issue that may be present. Despite the important of going to the dentist regularly, many people dread it. If your child is one of the millions of people who are afraid of going to the dentist, don't just skip making appointments; and don't torture her, either.
5 August 2015
If you are missing some teeth or need to have some teeth removed in the foreseeable future, then you might be concerned about how you are going to replace those teeth. There are several options available to you: dentures, dental bridges and implants. To help you make a more informed decision about how you want to replace your teeth, here is an introduction to dental implants. What are dental implants?
21 July 2015
Dental health is underestimated by most people in the United States. Common thought is that visits to your dentist can only help you with oral problems and helping keep your smile bright. However, recently, medical studies have pointed toward oral health having a direct correlation to health within the rest of the body. This makes regular visits to your dentist more important than ever because it can reduce risk factors for a variety of really serious diseases such as the following:
26 June 2015