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?
Correcting The Look Of Crooked And Discolored Teeth
3 November 2016
Having great-looking teeth can boost your confidence levels and make you feel more attractive. However, you may feel that your teeth are a lost cause, especially if they have multiple major cosmetic issues, such as discoloration and crookedness. Nevertheless, there are dental applications that can fix these issues.
If your teeth are discolored, they can be whitened using natural products, dental bleach, or veneers. Natural products such as baking soda and turmeric can polish away dental stains, while other substances, such as strawberries, contain chemicals like malic acid, which dissolves discoloration.
Are Oral Piercings Safe For Your Dental Health?
3 November 2016
Even though oral piercings have been done for decades, there are still dental risks that are associated with them. Unfortunately, some people who have gotten piercings are unaware of those risks and end up suffering complications. To avoid those complications, it is important that you understand the potential risks and what you can do to lessen the chances that you will have problems.
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