A Healthier Mouth: 4 Bad Habits That Your Dentist Wants You To Stop
5 October 2015
Having a healthy mouth is more than just brushing and flossing regularly. In order to have a healthy mouth, you need to develop good habits—such as going to the dentist regularly. While it might seem odd, some lifestyle factors can easily contribute to cavities and other oral problems. So if you practice any of these four habits on a daily basis, stop immediately.
1. Indulging In Sour Foods and Drinks
Three Possible Options For Replacing Missing Teeth
11 September 2015
If one or more of your teeth are missing, you will have a variety of options available to you. Your dentist will give you an exam and let you know which options you are a good candidate for. If you can go just about any route, then you want to educate yourself on the ins and outs of each so you can make a more informed decision. Read the information below so you get a clear understanding of what each type of treatment has to offer and how they are done.
Precautions To Prevent Asthma Medication From Damaging Your Teeth
20 August 2015
Asthma medications have been linked to multiple dental conditions. For this reason, asthma patients should be extra careful when it comes to their dental care. Here are three precautions you should take to reduce the threat of asthma medication on your dental health:
Rinse after Every Medication
Some asthma medications, including those used in nebulizers and inhalers, are acidic. This lowers the pH of saliva, making it acidic and demineralizing (removing the minerals from) the tooth enamel.
3 August 2015
Porcelain veneer is designed to look and function like a natural, normal tooth enamel. While some aspects of porcelain veneer care are a little different from natural tooth care, veneer care involves only a few basic rules and tips.
Your recommended tooth cleaning routine will remain the same with or without veneers. Brush your teeth and floss twice daily using a standard toothbrush, tooth paste and floss. There are toothpastes on the market that are designed specifically for cleaning porcelain veneers, but using these products is not necessary.