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.
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.