Dental Guide

Dental Guide (Page 32)

The Effects of Bulimia Nervosa on Dental Health

Although food is something that all of us need on a daily basis in order to survive, the reality is that there are many people who struggle when it comes to seeing food in a healthy way. As a matter of fact, according to the National Eating Disorder Association, there are approximately 10 million people within the United States who are currently battling with some form of an eating disorder. More... ❯❯❯

Teeth Grinding Treatment Options

Teeth grinding is also called bruxism, which comes from the greek work ‘brychein’ – meaning to gnaw or gnash your teeth together. It is estimated that 20% of American people suffer from bruxism, which happens while the person is fast asleep. Because the bruxism sufferer is asleep, only about 80% of people who grind their teeth are actually aware of it. It usually takes a partner... ❯❯❯

Common Causes of Tooth Enamel Damage

Tooth enamel is a little bit like a protective shield for your teeth. In fact, tooth enamel is one of the strongest materials in the world and the strongest in your body. Basically, your teeth are like exposed bone that are made out of mainly calcium minerals and other organic compounds. In humans, teeth are designed to chew both meat and plant matter. However, our enamel is no match for some food... ❯❯❯

5 Quick and Easy Solutions for Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can cause discomfort and pain at any moment–while eating an ice pop, when you sip hot tea, or when you bite into a hard candy bar. The painful, searing sensation is often unbearable, and you will likely do anything to limit or reduce the discomfort. Here are 5 quick and easy solutions to help with sensitive teeth. Purchase a desensitizing toothpaste at your local grocery... ❯❯❯

5 Tooth Erosion Treatment Tips

Although tooth enamel has the distinction of being the hardest substance in the human body, that doesn’t mean that it is impenetrable. And it just so happens that you are your own worst enemy when it comes to the state of your tooth enamel. The foods and beverages you consume may be intended to sustain your body, but they first have to pass through your mouth and get ground up by your teeth,... ❯❯❯

5 Foods That Do Major Damage to Tooth Enamel

We all know that certain foods, like coffee and tea, can stain our teeth. And most of us understand that even with brushing, flossing, and rinsing, the foods and beverages we consume can still upset our oral health. Of course, going for a dental check-up and cleaning every six months can certainly help to counteract any potential dental issues associated with your diet. And with so many whitening... ❯❯❯

5 Brushing and Flossing Tips for Kids

Just about all of us remember growing up and our parents telling us how important it was that we brushed and flossed our teeth after every meal. Now that we’re the parents, it’s our turn to instruct our little ones on why they need to do the exact same thing. Of course, initially, it may not seem like something that your young son or daughter is very interested in. So, in order to... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Preventing Yellow Teeth

Virtually all of us have seen a toothpaste commercial before that tells us how our smile is the most important beauty feature that we have. That’s a big part of the reason why we tend to make sure to see the dentist once a year, schedule professional whitening appointments every few months and use the kind of toothpaste and mouthwash that has some kind of whitening ingredient in it. But did... ❯❯❯

5 Gum Disease Treatment and Prevention Tips

Gum disease is not a condition that strikes overnight. It is a long process that starts with bacteria, progresses to plaque and tartar, builds to gingivitis and periodontitis, and eventually leads to teeth falling out of your head if you do nothing to prevent or treat it. Yuck and ouch. In truth, untreated gum disease could come with additional health risks. If abscesses form they could move into... ❯❯❯

How to Have More Confidence for Your Texas Wedding

You've dreamt about this day since you were a little girl. You want everything to be perfect. The food, the dress, the venue, and the entertainment must all be perfect, but what about your smile? Your smile is your most crucial accessory on your momentous day. A necklace, sparkly shoes, and veil cannot compare to your gorgeous smile. Remember that you're going to be the center of attention, and... ❯❯❯