Dental Guide

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Cosmetic Dentistry and Procedures

Like plastic surgery for the face, cosmetic dentistry refers to a set of procedures aimed at improving the appearance of teeth. Unlike surgical dental procedures, these procedures are usually not medically necessary. However, cosmetic dental procedures can help people get that perfect pearly white smile. Cosmetic Dentistry Vs. Restorative Dentistry Cosmetic dental procedures may correct... ❯❯❯

Providing Emergency Services And Other Ways To Increase Your Dental Practice

The dental industry is becoming more competitive as bigger dental services are attempting to take over smaller practices. Like the “doc in the box” urgent-care centers around the nation that are overtaking the smaller physician offices, corporate-run dental corporations like Aspen Dental are attempting to make going to the dentist easier, quicker, and not leave dental patients waiting... ❯❯❯

5 Common Signs That You Need to Visit a Dentist

Do you know when you should go to see your dentist? As a rule of thumb it is important that you see them at least once every 6 months – but aside from that you should also pay them a visit if you notice any signs of dental issues. Unfortunately most people aren’t aware what the early signs of dental issues look like, which is why they often wait until the situation worsens. That can... ❯❯❯

3 Surprising Things You May Not Know About Dental Hygienists

Image Credit: Pixabay A dental hygienist is someone who assists dentists when treating patients by marking charts, taking x-rays and providing the dentist with the right tools during a procedure. However, they are more than dentist assistants and their job can affect a person’s overall health. Here are three facts about dental hygienists of which most people are not aware. Assigned... ❯❯❯

Cosmetic Dentistry Today: Are You a Good Candidate for a Beautiful Smile?

Probably one of the most important things to say on the subject of cosmetic dentistry is that there are more than purely aesthetic reasons for getting your smile fixed as you could be improving your overall health at the same time. Here is a look at some of the reasons why you might consider this option, including an overview of some of the problems you might be wanting to address, what treatment... ❯❯❯

How to Identify Whether You Need Braces

Most people are fully aware of the fact that braces are used to correct crooked teeth. However often it isn’t as clear cut as that, and if your teeth are slightly out of line, you may not be sure whether or not you need braces. It goes without saying that the best way to identify whether or not you actually need braces is by visiting your dentist. That being said, there are a few ways to... ❯❯❯

Teeth Whitening: Should You Have it Done Professionally?

If you have stained teeth that you want to whiten then there are several paths that you can pursue nowadays. In particular you could choose to use one of the readymade strips or kits that can be purchased over-the-counter, or having teeth whitening done professionally at a dentists. At first glance it may seem as though the over-the-counter strips and kits may be the better option. Not only do... ❯❯❯

4 Reasons Why to Choose Dental Implants  

When it comes to replacing lost teeth there are several options available nowadays – the latest of which being dental implants. But if you have the choice of dental implants or one of the other options – which one would you pick? Rather than dithering over it, here are four reasons why choosing dental implants is your best bet: Dental implants are as close to natural teeth as... ❯❯❯

How to Identify a Dental Emergency and What To Do

Do you know what a dental emergency really is? Make no mistake there are many situations that may warrant a visit to the dentist – but what differentiates an emergency from all those other cases is when you need to get treatment immediately. In many cases of mild toothaches, small bits of bleeding on the gums, and so on – you don’t actually need to get treated immediately. That... ❯❯❯

Broken Tooth Emergency Extraction

A broken tooth emergency extraction involves completely removing the tooth that has broke which includes the root and the crown. The root and crown are detached from the jawbone from within its socket. There are a number of different ways that you can break a tooth such as chewing on hard substances like ice, getting hit in the mouth while playing sports or MMA, or taking a tumble while coming... ❯❯❯