Managing Discomfort Associated With Getting Braces
10 January 2018
If your child is having braces put on for the first time, it's likely that he or she will go through a week or so of discomfort. In addition, each adjustment will be somewhat uncomfortable for a day or two. The benefits of having proper orthodontic treatment far outweigh the potential mild and temporary discomfort that accompanies them. Still, there are some things you can do to help your child get through the uncomfortable hours and days following each appointment.
Three Ways To Ensure Your Toddler's First Dental Visit Goes Smoothly
5 December 2017
Getting a toddler to do anything they don't want to do can be a real struggle. So if your toddler has his or her first dentist appointment coming up, you may worry that it will turn into a squirmy, tear-laden event. It's normal for anyone, including a toddler, to feel nervous and uncomfortable about visiting the dentist. Thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to make the experience go more smoothly.
Dental Applications That Replace Lost Teeth
9 November 2017
People who have lost a large number of teeth may find it difficult to meet their nutritional needs. In addition, they may suffer from undesirable changes in their appearance, such as hollow cheeks and gapped smiles. Nevertheless, there are dental applications available to replace lost teeth, restoring the functionality and appearance of the mouth. Here are a few of those applications.
Fixed Dental Bridges
Fixed dental bridges can be used to replace one tooth or multiple teeth.
Why Your Dentist Wants You To Brush For Two Minutes Twice Daily
10 October 2017
If you have visited a dentist regularly since your childhood, you have probably been advised more than once to brush your teeth for two minutes twice daily. Your dentist may have even specified the importance of brushing at night before bedtime and in the morning.
Although these instructions may be familiar to you, you may not know why they are often advised. Here are a few reasons why your dentist wants you to brush for two minutes twice daily.