Getting braces is almost considered a rite of passage for today’s young people. Approximately 4 million people today wear braces, and a whopping 75% of them are under 18! But even though braces are a common part of modern life, they still require extra special care. Unfortunately, getting teens to follow the rules is no … Continued
According to the American Academy of Periodontology, nearly half of all American adults have some form of periodontitis. While you may not be familiar with this medical term, you have definitely heard this condition called by another name: gum disease. Periodontitis can cause damage to both your oral health and your overall wellness. This means … Continued
In a dental emergency, your dentist should be the first person you call. Have your dentist’s contact information ready at all times. The following tips can help you cope with an emergency until your appointment, whether at home or traveling. The International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers (IAMAT) has a lot of useful information … Continued
Few things can ruin your day faster than an imperfect smile. A chipped or cracked tooth can make you feel insecure, cause discomfort, and even influence how others see you! For these reasons, many people with damaged teeth hurry to their dentist’s office for a bonding procedure. In just a few short minutes, your dentist … Continued
Do you pass on hot tea or cold beer because of the painful sensation in your teeth? Does flossing or brushing make you wince? You probably suffer from sensitive teeth. This article will discuss possible causes, prevention, and treatment. Causes of Sensitive Teeth Common causes of sensitive teeth include cavities, broken or fractured teeth, worn … Continued
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