Getting Braces: Which Type Is Right For You?
17 February 2015
In the past, there was one option for braces, but today there are many different solutions to correct crooked teeth. If you are considering braces, check out these four common options and determine which is best for you.
Traditional braces, or metal braces, are the original. They have stainless steel metal brackets and wires that, when tightened, push teeth into the correct position. Although newer metal braces are smaller than braces of the past, they are still the most noticeable type of braces, making many people feel self-conscious.
3 Reasons To Choose A Pediatric Dentist
3 February 2015
Far too many people avoid going to the dentist because of horrible childhood memories of painful fillings and agonizing root canals. For kids today, there's a solution to this problem: pediatric dentistry. Pediatric dentists specials in treating children, so they are equipped to keep kids smiling and happy. There are three big reasons to choose a pediatric dentist for your kids.
Catch Dental Problems Early
Oral disease is incredibly common in children, occurring five times more frequently than asthma.
Four Excellent Resources For People Who Cannot Afford Dental Care
17 December 2014
People that cannot afford dental care or do not have insurance often feel helpless if an emergency or mandatory dental procedure arises. Yet, there are many low- and no-cost options for people that cannot afford dental services. Here are four excellent resources.
Nearly all states have dental schools connected to public or private universities. Traditionally, these dental schools have four-year-long curricula and award graduating students with doctorates in either dental surgery or dental medicine.
5 Steps To Take When Your Child Has A Tooth Knocked Out
17 December 2014
You never expect to see your child knock their tooth out but now that it's happened, you need to know what to do. What you do in the next few minutes may determine whether or not your child loses their tooth permanently. Here are the steps you'll need to take to try and save your child's tooth.
Stop The Bleeding
If your child's mouth is bleeding, you'll need to stop it.