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.
Problems You May Not Be Discussing With Your Dentist, But You Should
19 July 2016
It's not unusual for dental patients to simply show up for their routine appointment and have their teeth cleaned and x-rayed, without actually talking to their dentist about their overall oral health or other concerns. They may assume that the dentist will notice certain problems in their mouth, if there are any, and will be the one to bring them up, or they may not realize what their dentist can do for them when it comes to their health and their teeth overall.
How Oil Pulling Could Help You with Your Oral Health.
19 July 2016
If you've been worrying about your oral health recently, perhaps you have been planning a visit to the dentist. Yet you shouldn't just be thinking about best hygiene practices when it's time for some dental work. You know that you need to floss and brush daily, but perhaps you should consider oil pulling too?
How Can It Help?
People engage in oil pulling in order to get rid of microorganisms and bacteria from "
4 Reasons to See a Dentist About Your Toothache Even If Money Is Tight
30 June 2016
When you are going through tough financial times, you may try to put off as many expenses as possible until you get back on your feet. However, waiting until your next pay packet comes in before you address a toothache could have disastrous consequences. Here are four reasons to book a dental appointment right away, even if you're trying to save money.
1. Delaying Could Lead to Higher Costs
When your tooth starts hurting, it could be a sign that decay is progressing from the tooth enamel to the sensitive inner parts of the tooth.