I am proud to say that I have all my own teeth at the age of 65. While that may not sound unusual to some people, everyone in my family who is my age or older wears dentures. I always tell people that that flossing is the key to good dental health. I have arthritis in my hands, but I don't let it keep me from flossing every day. My trick is to use those little "flossers" you can buy at the drug store. They have plastic handles floss stretched out on top of the handle. These make flossing easier on days when my arthritis is acting up. I started this blog to let other people know that they can keep their teeth healthy into old age when they take care of them. If you have hand pain, find ways to make flossing easier, like I did.
12 June 2018
Staining and discoloration of your teeth can happen slowly over time, and this can make it hard for you to notice exactly when your teeth aren't looking as bright as they normally do. Of course, you want to keep your smile as white and bright as possible, and you want to do it in the best, most efficient way possible. This means forgetting about those store-bought whiteners that are like gambling with your teeth.
14 May 2018
Children don't always know when to tell you about dental problems. In fact, depending on their age, they might not be able to tell you about dental problems. That's why it's up to you to watch for changes that could point to problems with your child's teeth. If your child begins to exhibit any of the problems listed below, it's time to contact their dentist right away. Your Child's Tooth Hhas Changed Color
9 April 2018
Getting braces as a child or a teenager can vastly improve how your teeth look and functions later on in life. However, it's rather common for those who had braces as children to have their teeth become crooked in the future. If you think your teeth have become crooked all these years later, read on to learn why this has happened and what you can do about it. Why It Happens
13 March 2018
Whether you've got the flu or you're recovering from surgery, taking care of your teeth and gums is probably the last thing on your mind when you're not feeling well. However, it's important to maintain good oral hygiene always, even when you're under the weather. If you're looking for a way to take care of your mouth without ending up exhausted while sick, give these three tips a try. Electric Toothbrush
12 February 2018
Many people decide to use Invisalign rather than metal braces because they are almost impossible for others to notice when you're wearing them. Unfortunately, some people become very disappointed to discover that their Invisalign trays have turned a slight yellow color that makes them noticeable. Thankfully, you can avoid this situation if you keep these tips in mind. Brush After Each Meal Since wearing Invisalign requires you to remove the trays to brush, some people decide to skip brushing after meals because it is too big of a hassle.