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Picking the Right Dentist

Picking the Right Dentist

by Shearly (SU)
Do you know what to look for when choosing a dentist? Going to a dentist is more than a yearly consult, it is a long-term relationship designed to achieve the best oral health possible. Dentists are more than someone who cleans your teeth and knows dental terminology, they are your guide to a healthy mouth. Oral health is just as important as general health.

Advice from the Dentist's Desk

Advice from the Dentist's Desk

by Shearly (SU)
Even if you take tremendous care of your teeth and overall oral health, bacterial plaque is always present and constantly trying to damage your teeth and cause oral diseases. We all make mistakes, and when it comes to healthy teeth only a few of us know how to avoid them and the consequences thereafter. Dentists have many advices when it comes to healthy mouths. Here are a few of those things that they wish for you to know.

What EXACTLY are Tooth Fillings?

What EXACTLY are Tooth Fillings?

by Shearly (SU)
Tooth fillings or restorations help restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function. Your dentist may recommend a filling when tooth decay has caused a hole to form on a tooth surface.

Preparing for a Root Canal

Preparing for a Root Canal

by Shearly (SU)
We’ve all heard the rumors – root canals are scary and painful procedures, but sometimes they are necessary. A root canal is a procedure whereby the pulp of the tooth, or the soft tissue under the enamel, becomes inflamed or infected. These may be caused by a chip in the tooth, a crack, or even trauma to the tooth. If left untreated, inflamed pulp can lead to the loss of the tooth. More than 15 million root canals are performed annually, so while your dentist is very experienced in the procedure, it is often difficult to keep calm. But what can you do to prepare to make it easier?

What Your Dentist Wants You to Know

What Your Dentist Wants You to Know

by Shearly (SU)
If you are reading this, you probably know how important your oral health is towards your overall wellbeing. Many people do not realize how important oral health truly is. It is important to be aware of having a healthy mouth in order to have a healthy body. People who are health-conscious realize that they must follow a good diet and exercise routine on a regular basis. The same goes for oral hygiene, as it can help us live a longer life.

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