Gone Through The Change? 4 Ways To Prevent Gum Disease After Menopause
19 June 2015
If you've gone through menopause in the past ten years, you need to spend more time keeping your teeth clean. Studies show that you're at an increased risk of developing gum disease due to the decrease in hormone levels.
Periodontal gum disease can lead to bone loss and premature tooth loss. It can also lead to more serious health issues such as heart disease and strokes. Luckily, there are some simple steps you can take that will reduce your chances of developing gum disease.
Factors That Affect The Success Of Teeth Whitening Treatment As You Get Older
3 June 2015
Although whiter, brighter teeth are a hot commodity these days, tobacco and chemicals in the foods and beverages you eat and drink can leave behind unsightly stains. But these aren't the only things that can discolor and darken your teeth. Aging affects tooth color too. When you get older, the outer layer of your tooth enamel gets thinner. This allows the darker, more yellow dentin (tooth tissue) underneath to show through.
3 Reasons Why A Root Canal Is A Good Idea
14 May 2015
For most people, the mere mention of getting a root canal is enough to make them rub their jaw in pain. Rumored to be one of the more painful dental procedures a root canal is really anything but. In fact, a root canal can be a crucial procedure that can save your teeth. So, if you're nervous about scheduling the procedure, here are a few things you should know:
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Halloween Candy To Avoid To Keep Teeth Healthy
20 April 2015
Eating a pile of trick-or-treat candy around Halloween obviously can have negative effects, but some candy is worse than others for dental health. When you buy candy to hand out to youngsters and as you look through the stash your own children bring home, consider the treats that are best avoided.
Sugary sticky materials are difficult to get off teeth. If your children have to try to remove a substance from their teeth by using fingers, that's a problem.