Dental Guide

Dental Guide (Page 30)

Setting Standards – Dental Care for Children

Dental care is extremely important for children. Not pushing oral hygiene at an early age is going to lead to a range of problems in the future. You will always find that those children that had good oral hygiene from an early age will not have problems with their teeth and gums later on in life. As a new parent, you might feel fairly helpless, but there are actually a lot of things that you can... ❯❯❯

The Worst Foods for Your Teeth and Gums

Taking care of your teeth and gums isn’t just about brushing and flossing. While these are very beneficial practices, a healthy mouth begins with a healthy diet. Some foods, by their very nature, are more destructive to teeth and gums than others. Cutting these foods out of your diet is not necessary, but be sure to rinse your mouth with water after consuming them, and always maintain a... ❯❯❯

How to Treat Sore and Bleeding Gums

If you’re in the middle of your nightly flossing or toothbrushing and you notice a bit of pink in the sink when you spit, you’ve got a bit of a problem. It means your gums are bleeding, and they’re probably sore to the touch as well. Those are two of the major warning signs of gingivitis, a gum disease that inflames the tissue around the base of your teeth. It’s nothing to... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Ways to Tame Tooth Sensitivity

There are few oral maladies quite as uncomfortable as sensitive teeth. It’s not like you have a cavity or anything, but every time you drink something extra hot or cold, every time you try to eat your favorite sugary snack, or even when you just walk outside on a cold, blustery day you find your mouth has become a throbbing mess. Although it’s not due to a cavity, tooth sensitivity is... ❯❯❯

Foods That Cause Tooth Decay and Cavities

There are few natural gifts you are given that are more important than your teeth. Teeth are used every single day, often in ways you don’t think about. They help you communicate, keeping your jaw and lips in the proper formation. They are obviously an absolute necessity in the eating process, but they will also help you land a mate. How often are you drawn to a new person due to their... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Preventing and Treating Sensitive Teeth

You read labels and shop at farmers’ markets to eat right, exercise and hit the weights to keep your body in great shape, but how much time, thought and energy do you commit to maintaining oral health? You can always lose weight, but you only get one set of teeth. If you mistreat them you’re in for years of pain, complicated surgical procedures and stiff bills. Some oral issues are... ❯❯❯

Different Types of Sedation at the Dentist’s Office

Very few people actually look forward to the dentist, and it’s pretty clear why this is the case. Even if you take good care of your teeth it’s an uncomfortable and nerve-wracking experience. You’re laid back in a chair staring up into a bright light, while a relative stranger pries your mouth open and pokes around. There are terrifying machines, the grating sound of the drill... ❯❯❯

Dental Self Care: The Benefits and Challenges

A good first impression can make all the difference, especially when it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums. Not only will proper dental self care give you a beautiful smile and fresh breath to make you attractive to others, but it will also lead to a healthier life. Provide Preventative Dental Care for Children Unfortunately, many people in today’s struggling economy are finding... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Tips to Help Kids Overcome Their Fear of the Dentist

Not many people in the world today actually enjoy going to the dentist, and children often dread their dental appointments most of all. However, check-ups and occasional dental work are always going to be necessary. The best way to deal with your kids’ fear of the dentist is to start alleviating it at an early age. Help them grow up with healthy teeth by following these tips to help kids get... ❯❯❯

How to Know If Your Child Needs Braces

According to the American Association of Orthodontists over 5 million children a year need braces. When your child gets to that age when their baby teeth are falling out and their adult teeth are coming in, you might notice a few signs, like an under or over bite, crooked incisors or other problems that naturally occur when our permanent teeth grow in. There are some lucky kids that don’t... ❯❯❯