2 Tips to Help Your Teen Keep Their Surgical Site Bacteria Free Following a Bone Graft for a Single Implant
20 January 2017
If your teen has ever experienced any kind of gum disease or infection, then they may have weaker gum tissue. If this is the case, then getting a single implant will be tricky. In order to make the implant process smoother, your teen's dentist may suggest bone grafting. A bone graft procedure involves placing additional gum tissue in the area where the implant will be placed. This ensures that the implant will not fail.
Tips For Whitening Dental Crowns
11 January 2017
If you have dental crowns, you likely paid a good deal of money for them, and you want them to look as good as possible. However, it is possible for your crowns to become stained, just like your teeth. Drinking a lot of coffee, tea, or soft drinks will cause your crowns to become stained. Smoking will also cause your crowns to become stained. Both of these are problematic when it comes to making sure that your teeth are as white as possible.
Top 5 Tips For Overcoming Your Fear Of The Dentist
16 December 2016
According to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 80 percent of Americans some form of dental anxiety, while between 5 and 14 percent of them have an extreme anxiety. A fear of the dentist is known as odontophobia. Fortunately, there are a few tips that will help you overcome this fear so that you can get the dental treatment you need to have a healthy and happy smile.
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Holiday Time, Holiday Teeth: Seasonal Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Pristine
29 November 2016
It's the most wonderful time of the year—or, at least, it very soon will be—and with the holiday cheer, festivities, sales, and muzak comes the holiday meals and treats as well. But for the dental health–conscious person, this can seem overwhelming when you consider all the opportunities for your teeth to take the brunt of the festive blow and land you with some new cavities for the New Year. So how do you enjoy the holidays without paying for it later with a toothache or two?