When It's a Good Idea to Visit Your Local Dentist
30 September 2015
It's usually recommended that a person visit their dentist at least once every year for a thorough exam and checkup and to get their teeth cleaned properly. You may have certain conditions that require you to visit your dentist more often, such as if you smoke, which may put you at increased risk for oral cancer. However, there are times when it's good to visit your local dentist in between your annual checkup.
Four Methods You Should Consider for Teeth Straightening
20 August 2015
Straighter teeth is something many children, teens and adults all want to have. It gives people more confidence, makes it easier to clean between the teeth, and correcting jaw problems even prevents jaw pain. There are many options available for straightening your teeth when you don't want to get traditional braces.
If you are looking for an alternative to traditional braces, but an option that still uses durable wire, you might want to consider Damon braces.
3 Things to Expect During a Denture Consultation
19 August 2015
Deciding on dentures as an option for your oral health issues is a big step. You know this will mean having teeth extracted and that you will need to take time to heal. What you may not know is that you will have various options regarding your dentures and how the procedure will take place. Consider these options that you may hear at your first denture consultation and what you should know about each one.
Should You Have a Dentist or an Oral Surgeon Extract Your Rotten Tooth?
28 July 2015
If you have an extremely rotten tooth that needs to be extracted, you have two choices. You can go to the dentist, or you can go to the oral surgeon. To help you decide which option is right for you, take a look at these questions?
1. Is the dentist willing to remove your tooth?
In some cases, dentists will simply refer you to an oral surgeon. The dentist may not have the experience, tools or malpractice insurance to make that procedure possible.