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.
4 May 2017
An issue that many people seem to have with going to the dentist isn't so much fear of the procedure as fear of how much it could potentially cost, especially if those people don't actually have dental insurance. Listed below are three methods that can help you save money on dental work. Buy A Discount Plan One method that can save you quite a bit of money on dental work if you don't have insurance is to buy a discount plan.
27 April 2017
If you are going to be going in for dentures soon then you want to be armed with all the facts so you know just what to expect and so you can be sure that you are taking proper care of them. You can learn important factors about the process and wearing them here so you have the education you need. Your dentures will be designed just for you: You will go into the dentist's office and they will use a variety of methods to fit you for your dentures.
26 April 2017
Just as high blood pressure and heart attacks go hand-in-hand, so do gum disease and tooth decay. Gum disease is often overlooked, but in fact, it can lead to tooth decay and even missing teeth if left untreated. Good oral health starts with healthy gums, so make sure you know these facts about gum disease to protect yourself. It's caused by bacteria. There are always bacteria in your mouth. When they're present in small numbers, they don't cause any real damage.
22 April 2017
If you don't have the right dental care tools at your disposal then it can be more difficult for you to take good care of your teeth. There are a lot of great tools on the market and you can easily purchase them at your local pharmacy or grocery store. Here are five dental care tools that can help you with your dental care: Dental floss While most people know they should be using dental floss to remove food particles and bacteria after they eat, a lot of people still don't make a regular habit out of using it.
17 April 2017
If you have experienced tooth squeeze on your most recent dive, then there is a high chance that you have small pockets of air that are expanding throughout your mouth. This may mean that you have a cavity or there is something wrong with your dental restoration. Either way, it is important to see a dentist as quickly as possible. A common result of tooth squeeze is inflammation. You may notice swollen or bleeding gums around where there is intense pressure.