Hot weather brings out the traveler in all of us. We plan family vacations, go on road trips with friends, and take a break from our usual busy lives. With that break however, comes a disruption in our normal dental hygiene routine.
Fluoride is a natural mineral that helps teeth fight tooth decay. Protecting your teeth from cavities is an involved process that takes real time and effort. You utilize toothpaste, floss, and mouthwash to help prevent any cavities from forming and chances are your toothpaste and mouthwash contains fluoride.
When a dentist mentions dental crowns as a possible procedure to consider, most of us go through one of three reactions: acceptance, denial, or a realization that you have no idea what is involved. What you do know about dental crowns is that they can be expensive and you will need to make another appointment.
Maintaining a perfectly white smile is a lot of hard work. Brushing, flossing, rinsing, teeth whitening, and regular dental visits are all a must to keep your pearly whites, well, white. Those options are a huge help in getting your teeth back to being white but they’re all reactive actions.
Your cute bundle of joy is reaching that age when they’re starting to form a beautiful set of pearly whites. Unfortunately, as those sparkling teeth begin to pop up, your baby will start to feel some discomfort. Along with giving them a bunch of hugs, try out these few ways to soothe your baby’s pain and comfort them so they only use those teeth for smiles.
The road to a perfect smile can be a tough one. Although braces can be a bit of a headache, sometimes they’re necessary for the smile you’ve been wanting. One reason braces can be annoying is the restrictions they cause on food.
It’s the age-old question and it’s usually followed by a response that is less than satisfactory. Your kids can’t help their state of mind though because they have more important matters occupying their brains.
Despite the care you take to keep your teeth white and in good condition, they don’t look as beautiful as you’d like. There is some discoloration, chipping, and misalignment in your smile and you’re thinking about correcting those imperfections.
“How long do I have to wear my retainer?” It’s the most popular question we hear and we hateto break the bad news to you, but you need to know the truth. You’ll need to wear the infamous retainer for as long as you want your teeth to be straight. So, it’s really up to you how long your wear your retainer, but we suggest forever.
There is no doubt about it, kids are a handful. They can become even more of a handful when you have to take them to visit the dentist. So how do you get them to love someplace that is always dreaded? Below you’ll find a few tips to help kids love and feel more comfortable at the dentist.