You likely know that maintaining good oral hygiene habits at home is just as important for the health of your teeth and gums as visiting the dentist every six months is. However, you may think you are doing everything right at home to promote good oral health, such as brushing your teeth two or three times a day, flossing daily, and even using a fluoride-filled mouth rinse regularly, yet not realize that a few of your other daily habits you don't think effect your teeth at all are secretly taking a toll on your oral health. [Read More]
Mistakes To Avoid When Dealing With A Knocked Out Tooth
Dental emergencies do occur on occasion, and the best way to prepare for an emergency is to understand what should and should not be done when an incident occurs. Knocking out a permanent adult tooth is one thing you may experience and there are several mistakes that need to be avoided when such an accident occurs. Keep reading to understand these mistakes and also what you should do instead. Mistake - Cleaning The Tooth Aggressively [Read More]
Tooth Be Told: 6 Ways Your Life Will Change With Dentures
Change can be good or bad, but in most cases, it can take some getting use to. Such is the case with new dentures, where, in the beginning, the change may seem strange or even bothersome; however, in the long run, the change turns out to be something very positive. Here's how you can expect your life to change with new dentures, for the most part: 1. You'll Be Self-Conscious, At First [Read More]
Diabetes And Dental Care: What Can You Do To Keep Gum Disease At Bay?
If you're a diabetic with minor problems with your gums, you may wonder how you can keep the problems from becoming worse. If your gums bleed or feel sore when you brush your teeth, it's important that you treat the issues now. Your minor gum problems can quickly turn into periodontal disease, which may eventually lead to tooth loss. In addition, your gum problems may interfere with how you manage or control your diabetes. [Read More]