Mistakes to Avoid to Help Prevent Dry Socket after Your Wisdom Tooth Extraction
8 October 2018
If you have just had oral surgery to remove a wisdom tooth, you may wonder if there is anything you should or should not be doing to help keep from developing a painful dry socket. If so, make sure you avoid the following mistakes for a couple of days. If you don't avoid these mistakes, they could dislodge the blood clot and leave your socket open after your wisdom tooth extraction.
How Adult Braces Are Beneficial And The Options You Might Have
22 September 2018
There are several reasons to consider getting braces as an adult. An important one is to improve the appearance of your smile, but braces can also help improve your oral health and may even help with headaches and other medical problems caused by misaligned teeth. Here's why braces are a good investment even when you're an adult and some of the options you may have.
The Benefits Of Wearing Adult Braces
Your Crowning Glory: Why Crowns Are Better Than Veneers For That Perfect Smile
19 August 2018
Crowns and veneers; you struggle with the choice when you want to perfect your smile and correct some flaws in your teeth. Yet, crowns have a vast number of benefits over veneers.
Crowns Cannot Break
Well, porcelain and porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns cannot break. If you were going to spend as much money on veneers, that same money could be spent on porcelain crowns. It is nearly impossible to break a crown, but veneers, which are only affixed to the front surfaces of your teeth, can chip or become damaged simply by opening too many chip bags.
Get Gingivitis Treated ASAP
26 July 2018
Unless you have decided to brush your teeth with sandpaper, you shouldn't be seeing blood when you brush your teeth. If you are spitting out blood when you rinse your mouth or your toothbrush looks a little pink, there is a problem, and one that you should take care of as soon as possible.
The most common cause of bleeding gums is gingivitis. This is an inflammation of the gums.