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As a parent, it is your responsibility to look after all aspects of your child’s care until they are able to manage for themselves. Establishing great oral hygiene routines are one habit that your child can take through to adulthood with them. Not only will following a robust daily dental care program ensure that your kid has the healthiest and most beautiful teeth possible, but it can also go a long way to supporting their general wellbeing. This is because poor oral health has been linked to the development of a number of serious health problems, including dementia, heart disease, diabetes and even stroke.
Whenever we look in the media, we are bombarded with images of wealthy, successful individuals, with the majority having one aesthetic feature in common – beautifully white smiles. This association has significantly contributed to the placement of teeth whitening as the number one cosmetic dentistry treatment in the world today. The increasing desirability of whiter teeth has paved the way for a veritable explosion of whitening products and services on to the dental market over the last decade.
A great smile is considered to be a trademark of happiness, health and success and so it is little wonder that so many people are turning to cosmetic dentistry in a bid to achieve teeth that are beautiful. Smile transformations take many shapes and forms and one of the most popular cosmetic solutions for improving the shape, size and overall appearance of decayed or damaged teeth is dental veneers.
If your gums are looking a little red and swollen, feel sore or bleed a little when you brush your teeth, then you could be suffering from some degree of gum disease. This progressive condition is extremely common, with recent studies suggesting that gum disease affects more than half of the U.S. population at any one time. Although there are different stages of the condition, early diagnosis and treatment is recommended as associated symptoms worsen in severity in line with the progression of the disease. At its worst, gum disease can cause deterioration in the quality of the jaw bone, widespread infection and tooth loss.
Many people believe that good dental health is purely about the wellbeing and appearance of your teeth. However, many people underestimate the importance of the things that keep your teeth in position and secure in your mouth – your gums and jaw bone. Unfortunately, this means that gum health is often neglected. Many dentists say that they see just as many instances of gum disease as they do of dental decay, making it one of the most prevalent oral problems today.
Many people believe that it is normal for their gums to bleed when they brush or floss their teeth. After all, dental floss can catch on the gums or catch on food particles that are underneath the gums. Brushing can be rough on the gums as well, particularly if you’re using improper brushing technique.
Teeth are one of the strongest materials produced in the human body, but they are not invincible. There are many ways for your teeth to become injured, and even crack. If your tooth cracked, it is important that you contact us immediately for evaluation and treatment. What if I can’t come in right away?...
Is it normal for my tooth to look black under my crown? It’s not supposed to darken. Most of the time, tooth discoloration is caused by bacteria getting in the dental crown. It can also be the result of inadequate seal on the crown. It could be a cavity. But most of the time, it’s
If your tooth is numb this could be a serious dental issue that should be brought to your dentist’s attention immediately. Teeth are alive, with blood vessels and nerves like any other body part. Numbness can indicate that a tooth has lost contact with its blood vessels and is beginning to die. Why would a tooth...
Many people believe that it is normal for their gums to bleed when they brush or floss their teeth. After all, dental floss can catch on the gums or catch on food particles that are underneath the gums. Brushing can be rough on the gums as well, particularly if you’re using improper brushing technique...