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.
14 January 2020
Teeth whitening is a common practice for many people. However, you may wonder if the procedure is safe. While you want a brighter smile, you have to consider any risks involved that goes along with it. Fortunately, there are some safe options you can consider. You still need to think about how teeth whitening can impact your health. The following are some things to consider: Why Do You Want to Whiten Your Teeth?
4 December 2019
Do you have dentures? Do you feel confident in your dental solution? Or are you seeking more? Do you want more from your dental fixtures so you can feel more confident and truly love your smile? You can change up your dentures for dental implants, which can be a more permanent solution to your dental needs. Even if you are relatively satisfied with your dentures, there are ways you can take better care of your oral health by upgrading to dental implants.
7 November 2019
Sometimes, it is necessary for a dentist to perform a dental extraction. Although most people would like to avoid the removal of a tooth, there may be repercussions to leaving it in the mouth. Here are a few issues that could arise when a tooth that should be removed is allowed to remain in place. Dental Decay Can Spread A tooth may have to be extracted because dental decay has destroyed almost all of the dental crown.
3 October 2019
If you're about to begin the process of having dental veneers installed, you're probably looking forward to having a smile that you can be proud of. Being self-conscious about the appearance of your teeth can cause a dip in self-confidence that can negatively impact your career and personal life. Fortunately, thanks to modern advances in dental technology, there's no reason for anyone not to have the smile of their dreams. You can keep that smile brighter longer by taking good care of your veneers once they've been put into place.
11 September 2019
Deciding on a method to fix your missing tooth can be challenging. While cheap solutions can work within your budget, they often come with problems that make living with your replacement tooth a challenge. That's why a dental implant can be best, even if it costs you more money upfront. Here are some reasons to pick a dental implant over other tooth replacement methods. Implants Potentially Last Forever One thing to keep in mind is that a dental implant will potentially last forever, which makes it an ideal choice for people who are young and will be dealing with their replacement tooth for a long time.