A New Smile Was the Best Investment of My Life

A New Smile Was the Best Investment of My Life

  • Seemingly Harmless Habits That Can Ruin Your Smile

    To avoid having loose teeth, you'll want to make as many good habits as possible including the habit of brushing your teeth two to three times a day. However, there are some bad habits that can lead to your teeth becoming loose. Many of these habits are common, but still are disastrous to your teeth. Opening Things One of the most common and worst habits for your teeth is using them to open something.

  • Toothbrush Mistakes To Avoid To Keep Your Mouth Healthy

    If you want to follow the advice of your dentist and keep your teeth free of cavities, then you need to use the right oral care routine to keep your mouth clean. This includes purchasing, using, and caring for your toothbrush properly. And when it comes to toothbrushes, some people make some mistakes that can actually cause poor oral health. Keep reading to learn what they are. Storing Your Toothbrush Improperly

  • 3 Tips for Traveling Safely After a Tooth Extraction

    You can't time a dental emergency. This means that you might find yourself needing to have a tooth extracted right before you are scheduled to fly out of town for business or pleasure. The removal of a tooth isn't considered to be major surgery by most dentists, but you will still experience some pain, swelling, and discomfort following the procedure. Flying can exacerbate these symptoms. You need to be prepared to combat any complications if you need to travel soon after having a tooth extraction.

  • Opening Everyday Objects With Your Teeth Can Lead To These Problems

    When many people struggle to open something — whether it's the lid on a bottle of soda, the top of a nail polish bottle, or even the stubborn lid of a marker — they instinctively put the lid between their upper and lower jaw. Biting into the lid and pulling the item away from your mouth can often work well to open something you couldn't with your hands. This habit, however, is one that you should seek to break.

  • More Than Your Mouth: How Dental Hygiene Affects Your Overall Health

    Proper oral hygiene helps protect your teeth from decay and cavities and your gums from gingivitis, but the consequences of neglecting teeth care can extend far beyond your mouth. Your mouth is a breeding ground for bacteria, and without proper dental hygiene to remove the sticky plaque they cause, it can easily lead to other health complications. It's particularly important for people with compromised immune systems due to other health problems or treatments to take proper care of their teeth because they are without a strong immune system to deal with oral bacteria that enter the bloodstream.

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    About Me
    A New Smile Was the Best Investment of My Life

    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!