Some Little-Known Tips About Dental Hygiene
13 October 2016
If you're planning a visit to the dentist you may be wondering how your oral health regimen stacks up. Here are some additional tips to help you improve.
When Not to Brush Your Teeth
Surely, you know that you should be brushing your teeth twice a day, certainly before you go to bed and at least one additional time during the course of the day. However, you may not know that you should avoid certain times as well.
4 Commonly Asked Questions about Teeth Grinding
21 September 2016
Teeth grinding is a common night-time problem that presents a unique challenge: because it occurs during sleeping, many sufferers don't know they have it. In fact, many people only discover that they have the problem once they have a partner who will notice it. Teeth grinding can cause dental problems if left unchecked, primarily because of wearing down the enamel during grinding. Below are common questions about causes and treatments for teeth grinding.
What You Might Wonder About Getting Veneers Over Your Teeth
12 September 2016
Cosmetic dentistry procedures are different than orthodontic procedures; an orthodontist is concerned with the overall shape of the jaw and mouth, whereas a cosmetic dentist is concerned just with the appearance of teeth and your smile. However, a cosmetic dentist can sometimes actually protect the health of your teeth and mouth, including adding veneers over your teeth. Note some important factors about veneers so you can know if they're the right choice for you.
Arthritis and Dentures: Five Tips for Navigating This Challenge
22 August 2016
Arthritis can affect multiple aspects of your life, including how you take care of your dentures. Unfortunately, for someone with arthritic hands, the dexterity needed to take care of dentures may be missing. However, to safeguard your dental health, you need to find some solutions and workarounds. Here are some ideas to help:
1. Find or make a large grip toothbrush.
So that you can brush your dentures, you need a toothbrush, but frustratingly, the little handles of most toothbrushes can be hard to grip if you have arthritis.