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Exploring The World Of Dentistry

Going to the dentist was always a bit of a thrill for me. I'm not quite sure if it was my mother's promise to pay me $5 for each cavity free visit or the awesome toys my dentist kept in the waiting room that led to my initial love of dentistry, but one thing is for sure. My early love of dentistry has helped me to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile throughout my entire life. I am convinced that the more we know about dentistry and how it can impact our lives, the more likely we will be to develop good oral hygiene habits. That is why I have decided to start this blog so that everyone can have access to the latest information in the world of dentistry.

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3 Dental Treatments To Consider For Your Child

When it comes to your child's oral health, simply brushing their teeth regularly is not enough. While proper oral hygiene does go a long way toward preventing cavities, dental decay, and gum disease, there are a few other dental treatments that you may want to consider. Regular visits to the dentist, usually one every six months, are recommended once the first tooth has erupted. Here are three dental treatments that you should consider discussing with your child's dentist before their next appointment. Read More 

Why A Lost Dental Crown Demands Immediate Treatment

Losing a dental crown may just seem like a nuisance, but it's a much bigger deal than that. If you've had a former dental crown fall off and haven't had it replaced, you should change that right away. Read on to discover why a missing dental crown can vastly impact your dental health and what you should do about it. What a Crown Does Dental crowns provide a level surface for you to eat with that looks and functions like a real tooth. Read More 

Dealing With Short-Term Complications Of Dental Implants

Many things affect the success rates of dental implants; some of them are things you cannot control. For example, you cannot control the technique used by your dentist or the density of your jawbone. However, there are also things you can do to encourage your dental implant to heal, and they include: Keeping Your Mouth Clean Maintaining a high standard of oral hygiene is probably the greatest role you can play in helping your dental implant to heal. Read More 

Helping Your Teenager Get The Most Out Of Their Orthodontic Treatment

Many teenagers undergo orthodontic treatment to correct bite abnormalities. While your teen may be grateful for the improvements later in life, he or she may be dragging his or her feet now. Since orthodontic treatment is an investment, you'll want to help your teen get the most out of this process. Here are some tips to help you out. Help Them to Remember Elastics Once your teen's braces are on, it's easy for them to assume that the wires and brackets will do all the work. Read More 

4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Whitening Treatment

If you are not happy with the color of your teeth, visiting the dentist for a cosmetic whitening treatment is a great move. You will get better results from professional whitening than you would with an over-the-counter treatment or with whitening strips. However, there are still a few things you should do to ensure you get the most out of your whitening treatment. 1. Tell your dentist what type of results you are looking for Read More