Dental crowns are often referred to as caps and are often placed onto damaged teeth in order to restore their size, shape, and even color. Crowns are often used on teeth that have been injured, for teeth that have a significant amount of decay that a filling is not able to restore, or for teeth that are unsightly. If you are looking into dental crowns, here are three things that you should know.
22 August 2019
If you're like most people, you may truly dread going to the dentist. Whether you're getting a dental cleaning or having a more invasive type of treatment, this trip can induce anxiety. Fortunately, there are many ways to help you feel better and allow you to arrive at your appointment on time. Knowing ways to make this time one easier for any dental patient is ideal. 1. Avoid changing dentists
22 July 2019
You may like your family dentist, but they may not offer emergency dental services. If you get a toothache and need to see a dentist right away, you may need to find a dentist who takes walk-in patients and who treats emergencies the same day. When you're in pain, you don't want to wait longer than you have to for relief. Here are some tips for dealing with a toothache.
21 May 2019
If your child sees the dentist at least twice a year, you may think that's enough. However, there are times when an extra trip to the dentist will become necessary. Here are five times when your child should be taken to the dentist right away. Your Child Is Complaining of Pain Toothache pain is nothing to ignore. If your child is complaining of a toothache, the first thing you should do is look in their mouth for visible signs of decay.
21 May 2019
If your smile has started to look dull and dingy, you may be thinking about whitening your teeth to brighten them up. You also may be considering using a whitening kit that you can pick up at the store, thinking it will be just as effective as having it done at your dentist's office while saving you money and time. However, before you buy an at-home kit, consider the potential problems that come with whitening your teeth yourself.
26 April 2019
If you're caring for a parent who has dementia, you'll likely oversee his or her frequent medical appointments. This list may include visiting doctors and specialists, but you shouldn't overlook regular dental appointments for your loved one as well. These appointments are especially critical because the dementia patient may not take the careful approach to brushing and overall dental care that he or she once did, and you don't want your family member to suffer unnecessary dental pain.
22 March 2019
Inhalers can be life-saving tools for a variety of conditions, but they do come with some downsides. If you've begrudgingly noticed that your teeth have changed colors during the time that you've been using an inhaler, you're not alone. Tooth discoloration due to inhalers is quite common. If you want your white teeth back and don't want them to go away as quickly again, here's what you can do about it.
5 March 2019