Exploring The World Of DentistryExploring The World Of Dentistry

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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.



What to Expect During Your First Dental Visit

If you have never visited a dentist for a routine dental examination, you may wonder what to expect during your first appointment. Here are a few things that will likely happen during your first dental office visit. You will be asked questions about your medical and dental history. During your first visit, your dentist will likely have you complete a brief questionnaire about your medical and dental history. This information will aid him or her in determining the best course of treatment for your specific needs. Read More 

How To Maintain White Teeth After Getting Professional Teeth-Whitening Services

Going to a cosmetic dentist is the best way to find ways to improve the looks of your smile, and one common service people choose in cosmetic dentistry is teeth whitening. If you want to have whiter teeth, this is the best way to get it; however, even professional teeth-whitening services will fade over time. If you decide to get your teeth whitened, you may want to take the following steps to maintain the white, bright teeth you have after professional whitening services. Read More 

5 Tips For Teaching Your Child Good Dental Habits

Teaching your child good dental habits from a young age will serve them well their whole life. By teaching your young child to properly care for their teeth and visit the dentist regularly, you will help prevent cavities, boost their overall health, and instill great long-term dental care habits all at the same time. Here are five tips for teaching your child good dental habits: Start Dentist Visits Early Most experts agree that children should see the dentist once a year, beginning around their first birthday. Read More 

Finally Turned 60? 4 Ways To Protect Your Teeth Now That You’re Older

If you reached your 60th birthday, only to start getting more cavities, you're not alone. Many people reach their golden years and realize they've got a problem with cavities. That's because the older you get, the more susceptible to tooth damage you become. Dry mouth is a common ailment for people over the age of 60. Unfortunately, dry mouth can increase your risk of cavities and gum disease. Luckily, there are some things you can do to reduce the occurrence of these dental problems. Read More 

Learn About Dental Bridges

If you have a few bad teeth then you want to do what you can to preserve them. If you are also missing teeth then they should be replaced. One way the dentist can go about repairing damaged teeth while they replace any that are missing is by putting a bridge in place. A bridge will provide crowns for some of your teeth while it gives you replacement teeth for ones that are missing. Read More