Your oral health is more important than you think. Taking good care of your mouth and teeth is vital as it can help prevent problems when you grow older. Just think about what your mouth and teeth can do each day. You use your mouth and teeth to eat, smile, speak and a whole lot more. You can just imagine how you can affect these things if you don’t promote good oral health. To have
How annoying is temperature-sensitive teeth pain? Sufferers experience varying degrees of discomfort from root sensitivity. Various dental health conditions onset a similar thermal response – root sensitivity. That said, it’s paramount one seeks professional consultation to identify the root cause. Dentin hypersensitivity commonly known as tooth sensitivity affects one in every eight Americans, a 2013 study concludes. The JADA (Journal of the American Dental Association), published a summary of the findings, in March 2013. It
When you see someone with a beautiful, healthy smile, what comes to mind? Do you compare your smile and feel a little less confident? If so, you are not alone. Having a less than superstar smile is more common than you think. But who wears traditional braces anymore? In between work and family life demands, not to mention the age factor, many people simply avoid correcting the misaligned teeth due to embarrassment. Thankfully, Invisalign has
If your dentist has recommended a night guard, you might be wondering if you really need one. Of course, you should discuss this with your dentist, but we can explain why a night guard might have been suggested, and how they work. Why Would my Dentist Recommend a Night Guard? There are specific reasons that your dentist might recommend a night guard. The two most common reasons are night grinding (also called bruxism) and/or clenching,
Dentures are a great alternative to implants for many people, but traditional dentures are not always effective. Many individuals who have conventional dentures do not wear them as they should because they often do not stay secured in place. The constant worry that your teeth may fall out at any moment is enough to keep many people from using dentures. Stabilized dentures allow your dentures to stay in place by using dental implants as holding pegs.