If you look in the mirror and are not happy with the color of the teeth in the image looking back at you, then it's time to take action. These days, there are plenty of tooth-whitening options, from at-home trays, to whitening toothpastes, to professional laser based-systems used in the dentist's office. While each approach has its place, in many cases, your best bet is to see a cosmetic dentist for in-office whitening.
When you are interested in getting the most out of your child's dental care, there are some steps you need to know about. The better you take care of your child's dental care, the easier it'll be for them to wear a beautiful smile, chew and digest their food and enjoy their self-image. There are a lot of steps that you can take toward helping your child out with pediatric dentistry, so start out with the following points:
If you've had pain for some time in one or more of your so-called "wisdom teeth", the procedure in which a dentist or oral surgeon extracts all of them is a relief. While you may already expect some discomfort as you heal, what you might be wholly unprepared for is alveolar osteitis, or "dry socket". That may happen if the blood clots which begin forming after extraction are disturbed, dislodged or accidentally spit out.
You may have heard a lot about dental implants from people who have them or from your dentist, but there are features of implants you might not realize. Getting a dental implant to replace a tooth that fell out is a great idea if you want a tooth that works well, looks great, and lasts a very long time. Here are three other great benefits offered by dental implants. They Do Not Affect Other Teeth
Although sedating patients for dental procedures is a commonly used practice, but many people still express concerns about it. The practice is safe when performed by a dentist who is certified in sedation dentistry. If you are on the fence about sedation, knowing the truth is important. Here are some myths about the practice and the truth: Complications Are Common One of the myths about sedation dentistry is that complications are common.
I grew up in a home with parents who did not insist on good dental hygiene. By the time I was old enough to know better, some damage had already been done. I had many cavities, crooked teeth, and some discoloration on my teeth. I knew it would not be easy to take my smile from where it was to where it is today, but I was determined to finally have nice teeth. I visited a dentist who was very nice and never judged me. We made a dental plan together. Spreading the procedures out over time made it much easier to afford them. I now have almost perfect teeth after all that hard work! I created this blog to help others who have dental problems that stem from bad childhood habits know there is hope! It is never too late to start seeing the dentist!