Coaxing Children Into Dental Habits Can Be A Challenge
2 June 2015
There are a lot of dental care products on the market for children, but the bright colors and sweet tastes aren't a guaranteed way to get a child to like the product you choose. If the children under your care are resisting new or better dental habits and you need a new technique, consider a few ways to bring them closer to a clean mouth.
Flavor Is Their Choice
With so many dental options, a child may be overwhelmed with options and put off by brands that can't get the flavor right.
Thinking About Getting A Dental Implant? This Is How It Works
12 May 2015
A dental implant is a good option for replacing a lost tooth because it is strong and it looks natural. An implant consists of three pieces: implant screw, abutment, and crown. It takes several months to go through the entire process of getting an implant, as each part is added in stages. Here's how it works.
The Implant Screw
The dental implant itself is a small titanium screw. Titanium is used because it is accepted well by the body, which eliminates the fear of rejection and enhances the fusion with bone.
Can Dental Implants Cause Nerve Damage?
17 April 2015
Replacing teeth lost due to trauma or disease is now as easy as making an appointment with your dentist to get dental implants. Like any other type of surgery, however, there are certain risks involved with getting these replacement teeth, and nerve damage is one of them. Here's more information about this issue.
Causes of Nerve Damage from Dental Implants
According to some statistics, the risk of complications resulting from dental implants is less than 5 percent.
Pros And Cons Of Temporary Dentures: What To Expect
31 March 2015
People used to wait for about six months for their tooth extractions to heal before they could have dentures made. But thanks to temporary dentures, today, you don't have to wait for your permanent dentures. If your dentist has suggested temporary dentures, here are some of their benefits and disadvantages, besides what to expect.
Advantages of Temporary Dentures
There are several reasons for using temporary dentures, which are also known as intermediate dentures.