27 March 2015
If you have just put in your first set of dentures, it will take some time to get used to them. One of the biggest challenges you may face as a new dentures wearer is eating and drinking food and beverages. However, a good diet is vital to your health, so you need to master eating with dentures as soon as you can. Here are some easy tips that will help make eating a better experience for you.
9 March 2015
If you are a dentist or work in a dental office, it is no secret that keeping up on the latest dental technology and trends is a worthy investment of your time. Here are three ways you can stay abreast of the latest and the greatest of what's out there in the world of dentistry. IDS Every two years in Cologne, Germany, an international convention for dentistry is held. This year, in 2015, the International Dental Show (IDS), will be March 10-14th.
10 February 2015
No one wants to be the worrywart when relaxing and enjoying a few luxurious glasses at a nice wine bar, but that doesn't mean that you should forget about taking good care of your teeth. Wine can leave stains, break down your enamel and otherwise wreak havoc on your teeth, but fortunately, following these tips can help prevent the damage while you still have a good time. Ask for Cheese, Please
22 January 2015
After you get the happy news that you are pregnant, you have a laundry list of things to do. However, one aspect of daily life that you can forget about is your oral care. Even though most dental procedures are not an option while you are pregnant, you do have a few ways to maintain your teeth and gums during this time. Get Routine Examinations During your pregnancy, the dentist cannot do certain procedures such as deep cleanings or extractions.
17 December 2014
One of the side effects of cancer treatments is a dry mouth. This can occur whether you have radiation or chemotherapy treatments. The symptoms could last for several months. Therefore it's a good idea to prepare for the possibility of developing this condition before you begin treatments. One thing you can do is see your dentist before you undergo cancer treatment and have dental work completed if possible. You may also need to see your dentist more often during this time since a dry mouth puts you at a higher risk of developing oral infections and problems with your teeth and gums.
9 December 2014
Sometimes, people brush their teeth twice a day, but don't floss regularly. It might be obvious when they go in for an appointment with the dentist for a checkup and their gums bleed once the dentist flosses their teeth. It's really easy to promise to be better next time, but unless flossing is a habit, it could be hard to remember and keep those promises. So what should you know about flossing besides the fact that you should do it?