Monthly Archives March 2019

Take Back Your Social Life With A New Smile!

It is normal to feel incredibly self-conscious about your teeth. Adults day in and day out feel embarrassed of the condition of their teeth, whether warranted or not. Many individuals go as far as to avoid social gatherings, even feeling great amounts of anxiety. And it is completely normal! Your smile is one of the first features an individual may notice so it is only natural to feel like changing that for a better first impression. Luckily, there are a surprising number of options an individual can invest in for the smile they feel the most comfortable and confident with.

Let us start with the less severe method for the least amount of work wanted: teeth whitening. Teeth whitening has been popular for as long as its been used. Stains on your teeth fall under two categories: extrinsic or intrinsic. Have stains that are rooted deep in your teeth? Those are intrinsic stains. Have stains that are only on the surfa

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When to Visit the Dentist

Most Americans care greatly about the health of their teeth, and many of them visit the dentist regularly for checkups or other procedures. After all, a person may take great pride in his or her teeth, and discolored, crooked, or missing teeth may be embarrassing and harm a porson’s social prowess. Besides that, major tooth problems may be very painful and distressing, and no one wants to loose their teeth. Sometimes, however, it may be necessary to remove a tooth if it is infected. A dentist may remove a tooth if it is what’s known as a “wisdom tooth.” Dental implants are another common reason to visit the dentist’s office, and dental implant surgery may be done. When is it time to remove a tooth?

Major Surgery for Teeth

Sometimes, a patient at the dentist’s may need only a checkup and routine cleaning. Other times, a patient may need more invasive procedures done. A root canal is one such procedure, but a root canal is not the painful and scary procedure that some Ameri

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Take Care of Your Teeth or You’ll Have To Replace Them

Taking care of your teeth isn’t that hard, but it’s something a fair amount of people fail to do. Even though it’s recommended that you visit a dentist at least once a year — preferably twice, the average time people go between dental visits is three years. There are a number of reasons for this. Some people have no dental insurance and have trouble affording dental care. Others have an irrational fear of the dentist and avoid visiting unless absolutely necessary. And still others simply let it slip their mind.

The consequences of failing to see the dentist can be many. It’s estimated that 20% of the U.S. population has untreated cavities, which can lead to even bigger problems of they do not get taken care of. Cavities and other dental issues that don’t get treated can lose to tooth loss. Most people don’t just lose one tooth. People who don’t take care of their teeth often winding up l

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