Never Take Your Healthy Teeth for Granted

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Never Take Your Healthy Teeth for Granted

When I was growing up, my mother took my three brothers and I to the dentist for check-ups every six months, and while my brothers all tended to need cavity fillings after the exams, I didn't get a cavity for almost my entire childhood! That led me to start feeling like my teeth were "invincible," and once I moved out of my parents house, I started skipping my trips to the dentist. I soon regretted it, because I developed a toothache that put me through the worst pain of my life. I went to visit the dentist, and he told me that not only did I need a root canal, but I also had two additional cavities to fill! I have since dedicated myself to good oral hygiene, and I decided to start a blog to share my oral health tips and encourage others to take care of their teeth!



Latest Posts

How Your Dentist Can Help With Sensitivity During Teeth Whitening
30 January 2018

If you long for whiter teeth but do not like getti

Learn About Cracked And Fractured Teeth
9 January 2018

You should do your best to learn all about proper

The Four Stages Of Periodontal Disease And How A Periodontist Can Help
4 December 2017

Your dentist will notice when you are in the first

How To Fix A Gap Between Your Teeth Quickly
8 November 2017

Some people love and embrace the gaps between thei

3 Reasons To Get Regular Teeth Cleanings
8 October 2017

Making regular trips to the dentist is critical wh

Why Your Child May Need A Root Canal

When adults think about root canals, chances are children are the last thing on their minds. After all, children's primary teeth naturally fall out once they reach a certain age, so it might come as a surprise to know that a root canal may be necessary if a child develops a severe cavity. Read on to learn why children can benefit from root canals even more than some adults. Why Pulling Baby Teeth Isn't A Good Idea Read More 

Three Tips For Ensuring That A Child’s Toothbrush Stays Clean And Effective

To prevent budding cavities from complicating your child's life, you'll need to watch both your family's eating habits and your child's brushing habits. But even if your child brushes as diligently as any other child in your neighborhood, cavities can still result from a toothbrush that's less effective or dirtier than it should be. Use these three tips if you want to ensure that a child's toothbrush stays as clean and as effective as possible. Read More 

What Are Dental Bridges?

Losing one or more of your adult teeth is enough to make anyone feel self-conscious. But missing teeth aren't just a cosmetic problem. Their absence can actually impair your oral health – if not addressed. Dental bridges are one method of closing the gap. These are prosthetic teeth (or "pontics"), secured in place via anchors to your healthy, natural teeth. Benefits of Dental Bridges When one tooth is lost, it generally begins a chain reaction of further tooth loss. Read More 

Dentist Versus Periodontist Versus Endodontist: Which Dental Professional Should You See?

If it's been a while since you saw the dentist or you have untreated dental problems, it's obviously time to make a dental appointment. However, there are different dental specialties and your standard dentist also offers many treatments. That means that it's often challenging to choose the most appropriate dental professional. Fortunately, the below guide makes it easier to make that determination. When Should You See Your Regular Dentist? The modern dentist does much more than cleanings, extractions and root canals. Read More 

5 Tips To Help You Recover Properly From Dental Implant Surgery

Dental implants are a popular and an effective way to replace missing teeth. The implant, which is the metal rod that is inserted into the bone, allows your dentist to place a permanent crown in the empty space so it appears as if you have a real tooth. Success depends upon properly healing after the implant post is installed. The following post-surgery tips can help you heal quickly and minimize the chances of implant failure. Read More