Do you need to have your dentist remove one of your teeth? If so, you may be wondering what this process will be like from start to finish. Here is what you can expect when having a tooth extracted. Before The Procedure The good thing about a tooth extraction is that it shouldn't require much prep before the procedure. The only thing you need to be concerned about is if you have anxiety about going to the appointment, which can cause you to not show up or be very stressed.
25 April 2019
When you're in need of some dental work, you can only expect the best when you touch base with dental professionals that know their stuff. This is particularly crucial when you're trying to get some extensive work done on your smile, which can become a pretty big investment. It's an investment that is well worth it once you get rid of cavities, keeping your gums healthy and helping you appreciate the way you look day in and day out.
22 March 2019
Regularly visiting the dentist is essential for establishing good dental health and oral hygiene practices in your child. However, some parents struggle with children who are frightened of dentist appointments or don't want to go for some other reason. Parents sometimes make mistakes that dissuade their children from complying with their dentist's recommended appointment schedule. The following are six mistakes you can avoid as a parent to ensure that your children don't protest about dentist appointments:
26 February 2019
As a parent, you want the best for your child. Therefore, you most likely make sure they brush, floss, and visit the dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings. During one of these checkups, your child's dentist may recommend a consultation with an orthodontist. Even if you feel your child is too young for braces, many children can benefit from orthodontic care. As a matter of fact, most experts believe an orthodontic consultation is imperative for children no later than 7 years of age.
27 January 2019
If you are looking for a tooth straightening method that does not involve unsightly metal braces, then there are some options available. While clear plastic aligners are best for some, they are a bit expensive for individuals on a budget. Fortunately, there are a few other choices. Ceramic Braces The large metal brackets that attach to the teeth are typically the parts of the metal braces that are the most aesthetically unappealing.
29 December 2018
Do you need to go into the dentist for a filling? You may have a choice between an amalgam (silver) filling or a composite filling. Many people opt for silver, since it is durable and affordable. Here are some questions you may have about amalgam tooth fillings. Are They Safe? Amalgam fillings do have trace amounts of mercury, so people wonder if they are safe. Colgate.com says that these fillings are safe, since the exposure of these fillings is less than that of the environment; plus, Colgate also says many studies have been conducted that have shown that.
26 November 2018
Many people are afraid of the dentist no matter how important it is that they receive dental care. Thankfully, many dentists now offer sedation for dentistry services, allowing you to sleep or calm down as the professionals provide dental services. For many people, this is a game changer. This article will describe some of the sedation options available through various dental offices. Nitrous Oxide When you breathe in nitrous oxide — also known as laughing gas — you will relax.
25 October 2018