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.
21 October 2020
Dental implants provide a natural-looking, easy to maintain option for replacing missing teeth, but it isn't an instant fix. Implants can typically take at least four months, and sometimes a year or more, from start to finish. The following can help you understand the timeline. Evaluation Your first task is to have your dentist perform a thorough evaluation to see if implants are the right choice for you. Not only will your dental health be considered, but your overall health must also be assessed to make sure you do not have any conditions or are on any medications that could impact the procedure.
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?