Two Denture Cleaning Mistakes To Avoid

31 August 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If your dentist or prosthodontist has informed you that you need dentures, then you probably think that you know all about the false teeth. However, there are many things you probably do not know. In fact, you likely know very little about cleaning your dentures and this can lead you to make a variety of mistakes that can actually destroy your false teeth. To avoid damage, keep reading to learn about some of the more common denture cleaning mistakes. Read More 

HIV And Tooth Loss: What You Need To Know

14 August 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Experts estimate that around 12 million people in America have HIV. While treatment methods for the disease are now more successful, people living with the condition must carefully consider every aspect of their health – including their teeth and gums. If you are HIV positive, learn how the disease affects your teeth and gums, and find out if you face a higher risk of tooth loss than anyone else. How HIV affects the body Read More 

Busting The Myths Surrounding Root Canal Therapy

3 August 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

You're at the dentist, and you're having your bi-yearly exam. Suddenly, you hear the words you dread the most: you need a root canal. While no one really enjoys the experience, much of the fear and angst surrounding this vital procedure is based on myth. Understanding the truth helps to calm your nerves, ensuring that you go into the procedure in a positive state of mind. In this article, you'll learn the truth about three major root canal myths, how they developed, and the real story surrounding them. Read More 

Four Pediatric Dental Numbers And Statistics That Will Inspire Your To Take Great Care Of Your Child’s Teeth

16 July 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

As a parent, you have the best of intentions when it comes to raising your child in as healthy a manner as possible. Unfortunately, life can get busy, and often when parents get busy, proper dental care is something that gets skipped. You might forget to remind you child to brush his or her teeth, plan on rescheduling a dental cleaning but never get around to it, or let your child get away with not flossing because you're tired of hearing the complaining. Read More 

4 Ways to Help Your Child Feel Good About Their New Braces

6 July 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

The American Association of Orthodontics recommends an orthodontic screening for children by the age of seven when adult teeth start to form, yet gum tissue and bones are still pliable enough to perform corrective manipulation if it's needed. If braces end up becoming a necessity due to dental problems, you may find that your little one is apprehensive to wear them in fear of being different than their peers. Here are a few ways you can help your child feel good about their braces and reap the rewards of bright, healthy teeth when all is said and done. Read More