Regular Dental Checkups: They May Decrease The Risk Of Strokes
27 October 2015
Most people have heard the song and dance about the value of getting regular dental checkups since elementary school. Many associate the checkups with an effective way to prevent cavities. They can rot your teeth and wind up costing you some expensive dental work. Many people don't realize that twice-yearly checkups can also decrease the risk of your suffering from other serious and often life threatening health problems, such as a stroke.
Uneven Teeth: Why You Should Opt For Getting Them Contoured
13 October 2015
Are you frustrated with your uneven teeth ruining a smile that could be beautiful? You can get your uneven teeth corrected by undergoing tooth contouring. Here is what you should know about tooth contouring and what it is estimated to cost.
What Makes Tooth Contouring Good for Fixing Uneven Teeth?
Tooth contouring is only good for evening out teeth if you are a good candidate. Basically, you must undergo an X-ray so the dentist can get a look at the pulp chamber of the teeth that will be contoured.
Dental Charities Help Save Smiles
29 September 2015
Cosmetic dentistry refers to any dental work that improves how a person's teeth look. But not everyone has access to the dental treatments they need to enhance their smiles. Fortunately, there are a number of dental charities across the nation that help make dental services available to adults and children who otherwise would not be able to get the dental care they need.
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation
What To Expect During A Root Canal
4 September 2015
Root canals can be a scary procedure if you're not sure what's going to happen. Here are some steps to follow along with during your root canal.
Anesthesia can be administered in a few ways. Your dentist will first use a cotton swab to place a local anesthesia on the surface of your gums. Next, the dentist will inject anesthesia into the tissue to numb the surrounding tissues. Your dentist will check to make sure that you're fully numb before proceeding with the root canal.