Easing Your Baby’s Teething Discomfort

Every baby goes through the painful teething process during their first year when their baby teeth start to push through the gums. You can ease their discomfort in the following ways: - Massage their gums gently with a clean finger and consider buying a teething ring for them to chew on (a frozen washcloth can [...]

By | December 26th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Health Concerns Due to Crooked Teeth

Going through life with crooked teeth is unnecessary and can actually be harmful to overall health. Although the teeth may be only slightly overlapping there is still room for plaque and harmful bacteria to accumulate in the crevices. Over time, if left untreated, these bacteria can lead to dental and medical conditions including: - Gum [...]

By | December 24th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How to Improve Your Smile by Changing Bad Habits

If your teeth cause you to be self-conscious, changing some daily habits can make a difference. Good oral care will help improve the appearance of teeth. Key takeaways: - Get a professional teeth cleaning by a dentist to remove tartar build up and to diagnose any further issues. - Change any snacking habit away from [...]

By | December 24th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Teeth Grinding In Children And What You Can Do About It

Teeth grinding is a harmful habit irrespective of age, but it can be especially dangerous during childhood as it can affect the child's future dental health. The first symptom can be a morning headache. Key takeaways: - Teeth grinding is often caused by anxiety and stress, so addressing this can make the grinding stop. - [...]

By | December 9th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Professional Teeth Whitening With Dental Implants and Dentures

Everyone likes to have healthy white teeth, but there are points to consider if you plan to get a dental implant or dentures. Your dentist can advise on professional teeth whitening, best done before any dental restoration work. Key takeaways: - Teeth whitening before restorative work can ensure the best chance of uniform color among [...]

By | December 6th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Don’t Pull Out A Child’s Loose Baby Tooth

Baby teeth usually begin to fall out at age 6; allow the teeth to fall out naturally. Don’t try to pull a loose tooth. With regular dentist trips, any issues will be spotted and discussed. Key takeaways: - You can cause your child pain, bleeding and possibly infection by pulling out a loose tooth. - [...]

By | December 1st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How to Beat Bad Breath

Bad breath is never pleasant, yet there are a number of easy ways to improve your breath. Your dentist can help advise on ways to avoid bad breath which can also help the health of the teeth and gums. Key takeaways: - Twice daily teeth brushing removes the plaque where the bacteria which causes bad [...]

By | November 27th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Might Menopause Affect Jaw Bone Density?

It is a well-known fact that a lack of estrogen can impact bone density in women when they begin to experience menopause. This might also affect bones associated with the teeth. Why should you speak with your dentist if you are concerned? - A lack of bone density can cause teeth to loosen. - Some [...]

By | November 25th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What To Eat And Drink For Better Oral Health

Good oral health starts at home, which means you should pay close attention to what you eat and drink on a regular basis to ensure your oral health stays on track. Key takeaways: - Fruit, vegetables, and whole grains should be consumed daily. - Plain water should be your drink of choice. Milk is also [...]

By | November 23rd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A Root Canal Can Treat an Abscess

If you are facing an abscess in one or more teeth, there are times when a root canal may be required. What situations will dictate that this method is employed and can it actually save the tooth in question? - A root canal may be needed if the abscess was caused by an infected nerve. [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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