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.
22 March 2017
Most pediatric dentists are going to do everything in their power to help your child feel comfortable from the moment that they walk in their office. However, even with all of this, sometimes children are going to feel a bit nervous and hesitant to go to the dentist. While this is normal, there are still things that you can do as their parent to help make the experience as good as you possibly can.
14 March 2017
When you need a root canal for an infected tooth and your dentist cannot see you for several days, you can be left with a lot of pain and discomfort until then. Luckily there are ways you can care for your mouth until you are in the dentist's chair for your treatment (and accompanying relief). Here are things you can do to take care of an infected tooth until your dentist can see you.
14 March 2017
If you are wanting to have a beautiful white smile, it is important for you to be informed about the steps that you can take to combat staining. In order to make it possible for you to effectively address this problem, you should have a strong understanding about several common tooth whitening questions. How Does Whitening Toothpaste Work? Tooth whitening toothpaste is a common solution that many people will use to combat minor stains.
8 March 2017
If you have a small child, you may be excited when you first get a glimpse of your little one's teeth. The first teeth to present are usually the two teeth in the center of the bottom palate. Once the first two little pegs appear, it is important to take care of them properly. Here are a few reasons why and what you can do to care for your youngster's teeth.
2 March 2017
Dental implants are often treated as a cosmetic need and if you find yourself needing them you can run into issues getting your current dental insurance plan to help you cover the costs. Most dental plans will not cover dental implants but will cover alternative treatments such as extractions, fillings, and other dental care. If you are set on getting dental implants to give you a permanent smile without traditional dentures, use this guide to help you pay for your implants more successfully so you don't have to forgo the treatment due to its cost.