Boost Your Dental Health: 4 Cavity-Fighting Foods And Drinks To Add To Your Daily Diet
20 May 2015
Everyone knows that they need to brush and floss after they eat. Even when someone does this religiously, cavities, gum disease and other oral health problems can still be lurking around the corner. To help promote even better oral health, you may want to consider that there are foods and drinks out there that are actually good for your teeth. Here are four tooth-friendly beverages and foods that need to be a part of your diet now:
Potential Dental Treatments For Pulpitis
27 April 2015
The pulp inside a tooth contains all of the tissue, blood cells, and nerves that keep the tooth alive. Trauma or a cavity or crack can create a hole in the protective dentin and expose the pulp. This exposure can lead to an infection called pulpitis, which presents as pain in the tooth. Concurrent pain in the sinus can also occur depending on the tooth's location.
There are a few potential treatments for pulpitis depending on the severity of damage.
5 Simple Ways To Safeguard Your Smile
9 April 2015
Having a bright smile helps to increase your self confidence. You should make your oral health a priority in your daily life. Luckily, that is easy to do. Here are five simple ways to safeguard your smile.
Drink water after you eat a snack.
Staying hydrated is a good idea in general. Drinking water also helps to protect your teeth against potential tooth decay. Drinking water after eating a snack or drinking a sugary beverage helps to wash away chromogens and food residues left behind on your teeth.
2 Potential Complications With Tooth Extraction
23 March 2015
Dentists usually try to save a tooth if there's a chance it can remain healthy. But, sometimes a tooth is so far gone, so extraction is the only option. Extraction is a routine procedure performed often in most dentist offices. However, it is also a medical procedure and as such carries a risk for some complications.
What do you need to watch out for if you need a tooth extraction?