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How to Avoid Serious Dental Health Problems

When it comes to our teeth, people all over the world are suffering serious dental health problems due to unclean mouths and poor dental care. Perhaps the most common disease is dental caries or cavities. There are a number of different factors involved with these diseases, such as poor nutrition and diets with too much sugar. Bacteria feed primarily on sugar. By practicing good nutritional habits and eating a diet of foods with less sugar, you can help keep your mouth and teeth clean of plaque and bacteria. You should especially avoid sugar in sticky forms, as these are more [...]

2014-09-05T16:36:11+00:00September 5th, 2014|Blog, dental tips, Families|

Love drinking soda? Follow this tip to keep your teeth healthy

After you drink soda, you can get rid of a lot of the sugar in your mouth simply by rinsing out with water. Brushing your after drinking acidic drinks can damage the tooth enamel before the saliva has a chance to repair it.  

2014-08-20T21:55:52+00:00August 20th, 2014|Blog, dental tips|

How to Avoid Toothaches in 7 Ways

The best proven way to avoid a toothache is to take better care of your teeth and maintain proper oral hygiene. This reduces your chances of experiencing a troublesome toothache. The foods and drinks that we consume every day that goes through our mouths make our teeth weaker and more susceptible to cavities. Cavities and sore gums will eventually make it extremely difficult for you to eat, and you will be very uncomfortable and in pain. Here are 7 ways that can help you take better care of your teeth and avoid a toothache: We recommend that you brush your [...]

2014-08-09T15:48:25+00:00August 9th, 2014|Blog, dental tips|

Why We Need Fluoride Treatments

Why do we need professional fluoride treatments when we have fluoride toothpaste and fluoride mouthwash at home? Professional fluoride treatments are recommended in order to prevent tooth decay and make teeth more resilient to plaque, sugar and other bacteria in your mouth. Fluoride is a mineral that helps restore and build a tooth enamel layer. Fluoride is not only in your tooth paste or mouthwash, it’s also found in a variety of different foods and in water, which contributes to the restoration of tooth enamel. Fluoride is also used in order to reverse decay. Fluoride treatments are important because it [...]

2014-07-26T17:23:06+00:00July 26th, 2014|Blog, dental tips, Dental Treatments|

Effectively Preventing Gum Disease

One of the most unpleasant dental experiences is having gum disease. Gum disease is a bacterial growth in your mouth that damages your teeth and gums surrounding your teeth.  This form of disease can be rather painless, but the signs and symptoms of gum disease are quite obvious including: red swollen gums, receding gum line, loose teeth, and bleeding gums. Gum disease is primarily caused by plaque, but there are other factors that assist in the development of gum disease. For example, hormonal changes, illness (cancer or HIV), medications, smoking and poor hygiene habits. The best methods of preventing gum [...]

2014-07-19T17:53:07+00:00July 19th, 2014|Blog, dental tips, Dental Treatments|

Top 4 Symptoms of Gum Disease

Let’s face it, we all are put in situations where we can’t understand how or why something is happening. For example, you’ve been taking proper care of your teeth, but yet just can’t realize why your gums are continually bleeding after each time you brush. Or why you have lingering bad breath and you’ve just brushed your teeth and tongue. Chances are you have gum disease. Gum disease is a painless condition that your gums and surrounding tissues of your teeth go through once the gums have been irritated, infected by bacteria from plaque left on the teeth and left [...]

2014-07-14T19:23:37+00:00July 14th, 2014|Blog, dental tips|

5 Common Types of Teeth Repair and Restoration

Teeth restoration is generally required for the repair of teeth damaged by cavities or injuries due to an accident. There are several methods offered by restorative dentistry that are used to solve these types of dental problems but the most common is a dental filling. Here are the 5 most common types of teeth repair: Fillings. These can be made out of composite, porcelain (tooth-colored), and gold/silver amalgam fillings. Fillings may be used to even out tooth surfaces for better biting or chewing. In many cases, patients with enamel loss resulting in tooth sensitivity will notice a significant improvement or complete [...]

2014-07-04T18:32:31+00:00July 4th, 2014|Blog, dental tips, Dental Treatments, Tooth Restoration|

How You Can Smile More Easily with Dental Bridges

Was your tooth broken when you were a kid? Does it make you unhappy every time you see the gap between your teeth? You can end your unhappiness and discontent because a porcelain dental bridge can fix this problem. If you have one or two missing teeth, your cosmetic dentist may recommend replacing them with a dental bridge, which is considered to be a "partial denture," but it is fixed and cannot be removed. What is the Purpose of a Dental Bridge? You know that you are unhappy and conscious of how the gap from your missing tooth makes you [...]

2014-06-27T22:19:24+00:00June 27th, 2014|Blog, Dental Treatments, Tooth Restoration|
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