How to Introduce Young Children to the Dentist
8 May 2015
A fear of visiting the dentist is common in children. This is unsurprising, since many adults feel the same way! However, while an adult knows it is a necessity and can grin and bear it, a reluctant child can turn a trip to the dentist into a nightmare of tantrums and refusals. To prevent your child becoming a dentist-dreading terror, try some of these techniques for making your dentist a friend not a foe.
3 Ways You Can Make Your Teeth Whiter
15 April 2015
Your teeth come in various natural shades of white. This white color may darken over time due to exposure to agents that stain your teeth. One of the biggest components responsible for tooth discoloration is exposure to excessive amounts of fluoride. Other causes could be your diet, drinks such as coffee and tea can darken your teeth, smoking, tooth decay and other dental diseases.
White teeth create a beautiful and bright smile, and since it enhances your appearance, it improves your confidence.
From Bad Breath To Pneumonia: Four Reasons Proper Denture Care Is Essential
17 March 2015
Dentures allow you to maintain oral comfort and chewing ability, regardless of lost teeth. However, dentures require you to remove and clean them every evening. Without proper denture care, denture wearers may suffer from a range of health problems. Here are just a few of the health-based reasons taking care of your dentures is essential:
1. Bacteria-filled dentures can cause bad breath
Unfortunately, if you do not brush your dentures regularly, bacteria can build up on them, just as it builds up on your teeth, gums and tongue.
Dental Check-ups: What You May Not Know
10 February 2015
Dental check-ups are important and should never be missed or delayed. This is the only time when the dentist gets to evaluate your teeth, gums and mouth to see if there are any oral health concerns. Among other things, the dentist will check for plaque, damaged teeth, teeth wear, signs of tooth decay or gum disease and if there are any pits that need filling. However, there's more to dental check-ups than you may know.