No two denturists are the same. If you have been wearing dentures for a while, you know that no two sets of dentures are the same. Finding a quality, experienced denturist can seriously impact the comfort of your dentures. You do not have to deal with loose plates, gums that are rubbed raw, distorted speech, and the inability to eat your favorite foods. If you have any of these problems, there are a few things that you can try before replacing your dentures. Use what I have learned over my 15 years of wearing dentures to find a perfect fit and optimum comfort in your dentures.
29 November 2016
Gum disease is a common oral health condition that is characterized by gum inflammation, sensitivity, and recession that can lead to the loss of teeth. Gum disease is highly treatable, but your dentist will need to use different types of treatments depending on the severity of the condition. Here is an overview of three methods that dentists use to treat gum disease. Tartar Removal The earliest stage of gum disease is known as gingivitis.
9 November 2016
The year is drawing to a close, and that means it's time to start thinking of New Years' resolutions. Instead of rehashing the same resolutions you've made year after year, why not try a new theme this year? Make this the year that your resolutions benefit your teeth and oral health. Here are four resolutions that will please your dentist. Switch to artificial sweeteners in your coffee. If you're still reaching for the sugar or the sweetened coffee creamer, make this the year you finally switch to Splenda or stevia.
21 October 2016
If you suffer from chronic migraines and nothing you do, try, or take eases the pain, you may want to improve your oral health and diet. According to Medical News Today, people who suffer from migraine headaches experience high levels of oral bacteria. What you eat may also influence the bacterial content in your mouth. You can take steps to ease your head pain and protect your oral health with the right information and tips.
3 October 2016
It's impossible to predict when the need for a tooth extraction will arise, but it is a safe bet that there will be some discomfort associated with any situation that requires the removal of a tooth. While you are waiting for a dentist to treat your condition, you can turn to your supply of essential oils for help in finding relief. Here are three types of essential oils to keep on-hand for use during a dental emergency in the future.
14 September 2016
If you need to have one of your front teeth pulled, you probably want to fill the gap with a crown so your smile isn't affected. Plus, having the space filled with a crown keeps your other teeth in place so they don't shift. There are a couple of ways to go about filling the gap. One is to get a bridge, and the other is to get a dental implant.