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  • Can Vitamin Supplements Help Prevent Cavities In Your Child?

    18 November 2015

    If you're like most parents, you dread going to the dentist and hearing the words, "Your child has a cavity." While you do your best to help your child brush, floss and eat a healthy diet, sometimes even your best efforts fail to prevent tooth decay. So if you're looking for more ways to prevent cavities, you may have thought about -- or even done some research on -- vitamins and the role they play in preventing decay in kids' primary teeth.

  • Questions Concerning Routine Problems Denture Patients May Encounter

    15 September 2015

    Dentures can be among the best ways of replacing many missing teeth, but it is a fact of life that these dentures may be susceptible to some forms of damage. Considering the cost of your dentist, damage to them can be very unsettling. Luckily, you will have a better idea of how dentures can be repaired when they suffer these damages after learning the following few questions and their answers.

  • 2 Types Of Implant Dentures And Their Pros And Cons

    12 August 2015

    If you are looking into implant dentures to help you finally have dentures that don't slip and slide around in your mouth when wearing them, then you may have noticed that there are two types. The options are bar-retained and ball-retained dentures, and both are similar but also have some differences. Read on to find out how these two types of implant dentures differ and which may be best for you.

  • The Dangers Of Tongue Piercings

    20 July 2015

    Tongue piercing is extremely popular amongst today's youth. In fact, even many people from the more mature generations are deciding to get their tongues pierced. The jewelry ranges from basic to flashy and even glow in the dark. If you have been thinking about having your tongue pierced, you should look into the possible dangers and potential problems that come with having your tongue pierced. This article will cover some of the more common problems that can come from getting your tongue pierced so you can decide whether or not you should go through with it.

  • 3 Tips For Keeping Your Plastic Aligners Clean

    24 June 2015

    One of the biggest problems that people run into when they have Invisalign plastic aligners is that it can be difficult to make sure that they stay clean and don't smell. Luckily, there are a few actions that you can take to make sure that your invisible braces continue to feel as clean as when you first received them. 1. Brush and Floss After Each Meal The first steps is to make sure that your teeth are clean every time that you put your plastic aligners back in.

  • 4 Tips For Choosing A Family Dentist

    4 June 2015

    If you're moving to a new area or just want to consider exploring options for a new dentist, you may be overwhelmed about making this decision. With so many dentists to choose from, you may not know where to start. The good news is that with careful consideration, you can choose a quality dentist who will be a perfect fit for your entire family. Take a look at the following information for some helpful tips on how to choose a new family dentist.

  • Reasons Why Dentures Can Change Your Speech

    8 May 2015

    One of the biggest issues people have with dentures is how they can change your speech. It's true that they can interfere with speech, but do you know how your speech could change? More importantly, do you know why or what you can do to correct it? Once you know the truth about how dentures interfere with speech and what you can do about it, you will feel much more comfortable getting or wearing dentures.

  • 3 Tips For Excellent Adult Dental Care

    9 April 2015

    When it comes to health and well-being, it is very important for people to not neglect their teeth and gums. It's easy to remember that heart health is important or that getting a physical is necessary in order to catch any potential diseases, but many people often allow dental health to get lost in the shuffle. The ramifications of this have begun to be clear, as the average person between the ages of 20 and 64 already has three teeth that are decayed or missing.

  • Convincing Your Teenager To Go To The Dentist - Four Things To Try

    18 March 2015

    If you have a teenager, you know that there are things that you just can't force them to do. As a parent you have to pick your battles, but some things like visiting the dentist are non-negotiable. If your teenager is refusing to go to the dentist, here are four things that you can do to get them in for an appointment. 1. Practice What You Preach Make sure that you and your spouse visit the dentist regularly.

  • Eating Disorders And How They Affect Your Oral Health

    4 March 2015

    Anorexia nervosa and bulimia are two common eating disorders that can be life threatening if not diagnosed and treated in time.  According to the National Organization for Women Foundation, in the United States alone, there are 5-10 million women and 1 million men and boys who suffer from bulimia or anorexia. These disorders are bad for general health and can also severely harm your teeth. If you or someone you know suffers from anorexia or bulimia, it is important to get medical and psychological help before the tooth damage is irreversible.