Early Cavity Detection: Why It Is So Important And Methods Dentists Use
20 January 2016
Cavities are your worst enemy when it comes to the health of your teeth, and this is why dentists spend a lot of time and effort trying to locate them when they first begin appearing on your teeth. Dentists now use a variety of different techniques to find cavities, and they always recommend treating them, even if they are almost invisible to the human eye. Here are three important things to know about cavities.
Can Oil Pulling Whiten Your Teeth?
27 August 2015
Around 80 percent of Americans aged 18 to 49 want whiter teeth, and American consumers spend over $1.4 billion on over-the-counter products to help them get the gleaming smile they're looking for. Modern tooth bleaching products use special chemicals to help whiten your smile, but people have used countless natural solutions to look after their teeth for centuries. Oil pulling is an ancient Indian technique that many people believe can help boost dental health and give you whiter teeth.
A Guide to Keeping Track of Clear Braces in Middle School
12 August 2015
Getting any type of orthodontic treatment is a huge responsibility. For middle school children, extra responsibility is added when removable clear braces are chosen. During the school day, children will typically remove these braces to eat lunch, eat snacks, or give oral presentations to a class.
Staying organized is important and this is why children should go out of their way to keep track of the braces. Losing the clear braces can result in replacement costs and delays in tooth correction, but the process is easily preventable.
Understanding Two Baby Tooth Eruption Issues
27 July 2015
If you have recently had a baby, then the health of your child is likely very important to you. In fact, the early actions you take as a parent can affect your child through adulthood. This is especially true when it comes to the teeth, because good care of the baby teeth is needed so adult teeth can come in strong and healthy.
You may see some issues with the way the baby teeth come in, so keep a close eye on your baby and seek out dental care if you see any abnormalities.