There are many people who wonder if they should be going to the dentist regularly. They might think that they are saving money by only going when they think it is needful, but in reality, they could actually be hurting themselves more. Here are some things you need to know about going to the dentist. Is There Any Reason To Go To The Dentist If I Don't Think I Have A Cavity?
13 December 2017
Braces are great. Well, your kid may not think so, and you probably did not think so at that age either. However, braces do so much to correct and realign your kid's bite and teeth that braces are definitely worth the little bit of discomfort. However, while your kid has braces, he or she still has to floss and brush. That is a lot of extra work, but here is what can happen if you are not more consistent with oral care when braces are present.
15 November 2017
If your teeth become damaged from tooth decay, the resulting cavities may require treatment. Tooth decay occurs when the enamel of the teeth is dissolved by acids within the mouth. As the minerals within the enamel are dissolved, holes or cavities form. Once a cavity forms, a dentist must select the best form of treatment to protect the tooth and prevent further decay. Here are a few dental applications that are used to treat dental cavities:
19 October 2017
Having sensitive teeth can make it extremely uncomfortable for anything cold or hot to touch your teeth. It might also make you feel as though getting cosmetic dental procedures performed would be more trouble than it would for those with normal teeth. For example, tooth whitening is often uncomfortable for those who already have sensitive teeth, and the whitening process can leave them more sensitive. The good news is, dental veneers don't fall under this category.
20 September 2017
If you fell down the stairs and managed to knock out one of your teeth, you may be worried about what you should do. I mean, you don't want to permanently have a missing tooth. Taking care of your knocked out tooth is pretty easy to do, and as long as you do it correctly, the odds that your tooth will heal correctly are pretty good. Rinse it Off If there is any debris or dirt on your tooth, you want to gently rinse it off under lukewarm water.
27 August 2017
Whether you find out from your regular dentist that your child has to have braces or there are other issues affecting the shape of your child's smile, there is a pretty good chance that you will be referred to a pediatric orthodontist. Even though it is often assumed that these professionals are merely dentists who know how to straighten your child's teeth, these people are incredibly valuable, and you will definitely want to get familiar with them.
1 August 2017
As hard as you try, you probably won't be able to hold onto your natural teeth forever. There is only so much restoration and salvation work a dentist can do before a tooth is completely gone. If you want to know how you got from fillings to dental implants, here is the usual timeline. Dental Fillings The first step in losing your teeth almost always starts with cavities and dental fillings.
14 July 2017