Yes, Children Can Get Gum Disease: Prevention And Treatment Of This Painful Condition
13 August 2015
When most people think of gum disease, they don't picture children or even toddlers. While gum problems are more common in adults, children can and do develop gum disease. However, there are ways to prevent it, and if your child is showing signs of it, most types can be reversed with proper treatment. Every parent needs to know the types of gum disease children can develop, how to prevent them and how they are treated.
How To Safely Maintain Damaged Teeth
28 July 2015
Brushing and flossing daily is usually acceptable as a standard dental hygiene regimen, but if you have teeth that seem to have problems with decay or chips despite your best efforts, you may need to change or add to what you do every day.
Use A Gentle Brush
Use a brush that has soft bristles. Brushing should be gentle, and shouldn't feel like you're trying to scrape anything off the surface of your teeth.
4 Things You Can Do To Improve The Health Of Your Gums
8 July 2015
Whether you've recently been diagnosed with gum disease or are simply trying to avoid such a diagnosis, the fact remains that taking care of your gums is vital to your overall dental health. Unfortunately, the gums are often overlooked when it comes to dental hygiene. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to help improve the health of your gums and reduce your chances of getting gingivitis or gum disease down the road.
6 Types Of Foods That Can Harm Your Teeth
18 June 2015
Most people know that brushing and flossing regularly combined with semi-annual visits to the dentist are essential to good dental health and to keeping your teeth from decaying. However, were you aware that the food choices you make can also affect your dental health? You might be surprised. It's not just the sugary treats that can be harmful to your teeth. Below are six foods to avoid for good dental health.