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Enhance Your Smile with These Three Simple Options

January 23rd, 2018

teeth, health, smile, dentistAre you ashamed to smile in public due to discolourated or missing teeth? Have your pearly whites lost their lustre over time?

If so, you can speak to your dentist about a number of interesting options. Let us take a quick look at three methods which are becoming increasingly popular due to their cost and convenience.

– Dental veneers are bonded to teeth to cover issues such as a crack or discoloured enamel.

– Snap-on-teeth are non-permanent fixtures which improve your smile.

– Some types of dental implants can be installed in only one session.

“For people who qualify, you can get dental implants in just one appointment.”

Learn more:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/want-to-improve-your-smile-in-less-time-these-options-may-be-for-you/

Cavities Under a Filling

January 18th, 2018

teeth, health, smile, dentistFillings are intended to “fill in” the gap left by a cavity. However, a cavity can form underneath the filling for various reasons.

– Damaged Filling: Cracks and other damage can occur over time.

– Bad Seal: If the filling was badly sealed, there will be gaps for bacteria to populate.

– Tooth Grinding: Grinding the teeth can wear down fillings and create gaps.

It is a fact that “fillings need to be replaced eventually” and they should be checked at regular intervals by your dentist for signs of damage. Taking good care of your teeth is vital in avoiding cavities and fillings and you can read more at https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/can-i-get-cavities-under-a-filling/.

The importance of protecting your tooth enamel

January 15th, 2018

teeth, health, smile, dentistIt’s important to keep your tooth enamel as strong as possible to minimize damage and decay.

Key takeaways:

– Your enamel can be strengthened by ensuring you’re consuming sufficient nutrients such as calcium and Vitamin D (milk and cheese) and eating plenty of fruit and veggies.

– You can prevent damage to your enamel by reducing your sugar intake and rinsing your teeth with water after consuming sugary food or drinks

– Your dentist can keep an eye on your enamel at regular checkups and advise accordingly

“In addition to all these things, you should brush twice a day and don’t forget to floss!”

Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/what-can-i-do-to-strengthen-my-tooth-enamel/

If you have asthma, you need to take extra care of your teeth

January 11th, 2018

teeth, health, smile, dentistPeople with asthma have a higher risk of developing gum disease. Gum disease is a bacterial infection of the gums that can result in tooth loss if untreated.

Therefore, people with asthma need to be more vigilant about their dental health to prevent gum disease from developing. They also must be aware of early signs like bleeding gums after brushing.

Key takeaways:

– Brush teeth or drink water after using an inhaler to get rid of chemicals

– Cut back on starches and sugary foods like cakes and cookies

– Drink plenty of water to remain hydrated

“Make sure you visit your dentist regularly so that any signs of gum disease or periodontal disease can be quickly detected and treated.”

Read the full story here: https://lerablog.org/health/services/study-links-asthma-with-increased-risk-of-gum-disease/

What could be causing my dry mouth?

January 9th, 2018

teeth, health, smile, dentistA dry mouth is bad for your teeth as well as being uncomfortable. There are several reasons why you may have a dry mouth and luckily, most of them can easily be fixed.

Key takeaways:

– Your dry mouth may simply be due to not drinking enough water

– Some medications can result in a dry mouth (antidepressants, anxiety and blood pressure medications)

– Smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol can make your mouth dry

“You can fight dry mouth and have a beautiful smile with the help of your dentist and doctor!”

Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/what-are-the-causes-of-dry-mouth/

What Options are Available to Close a Gap in Your Teeth?

January 4th, 2018

teeth, health, smile, dentistGaps between teeth are common cosmetic problems that a dentist can address. There are some unique options at your disposal and each of these is intended to address entirely unique situations.

– If you have lost an entire tooth, it is possible to insert a permanent dental implant.

– Hardened veneers can be employed to cover up smaller (or cosmetic) problems.

– Braces are often used when gaps as well as crooked teeth need to be rectified.

”When it comes to gaps in your teeth, it’s understandable that you’d want to remedy this problem by considering different cosmetic dentistry options.”

Learn more:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/top-dental-treatments-to-close-the-gap-in-your-smile/

Top Tips to Protect the Teeth of Your Children

January 2nd, 2018

teeth, health, smile, dentistIt is important that our children learn the proper ways to care for their teeth at an early age. Not only will this help to reduce trips to the dentist, but such habits can be formed for a lifetime. Let’s take a look at three tips recommended by experts in the industry.

– Always use a toothpaste formulated to contain the appropriate levels of fluoride.

– Take a trip to the dentist when a child develops his or her first tooth.

– Drink water that is fortified with fluoride for extra protection.

”We all want the same for our children: health, happiness, a lifetime of smiles.”

Read more:

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dental-health-tips-for-kids-help-your-childs-smile_us_5a19667de4b0bf1467a846b8

When Should You See a Dentist About Jaw Pain?

December 27th, 2017

teeth, health, smile, dentistThe jaw is connected to many areas within the skull and therefore, pain could be the sign of a problem. For example, wisdom teeth will often cause an aching sensation within the jaw when they are first breaking through the gums. What other factors could play a role?

– Inadvertently grinding your teeth is commonly associated with jaw pain.

– TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) can cause jaw pain.

– Gum disease can cause your jaw to hurt.

– Colds or allergies may place pressure upon the nerves connected to the jaw.

“Sinus infections, allergies, and colds can be the cause of jaw pain.”

Read more:

https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/causes-of-jaw-pain/

Happy Boxing Day

December 26th, 2017

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Merry Christmas

December 25th, 2017

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