Dental Implants: Pros and Cons

  • 4 Factors to Consider When Choosing Toothpaste

    21 September 2016

    Are you using the right toothpaste for your oral health needs? Although everybody uses toothpaste, many people stick with the same brand out of habit, without understanding how the various toothpastes in the grocery store differ from each other. By considering the following factors when you shop for toothpaste, you can be sure that you are giving your teeth and gums the protection they need. 1. Does Your Toothpaste Contain Fluoride?

  • Concerns Everyone Should Share With Their Dentist

    9 September 2016

    When you visit your dentist, don't assume that you should just sit in the dental chair and let him or her do their job, without telling them about certain health concerns you have; they may find some problems on their own, but it's up to you to alert them to things that may not be so obvious. Note a few concerns you should share with your dentist and why he or she should know about these problems when it comes to your oral health.

  • Child Chipped a Tooth? What To Expect When Visiting The Dentist

    3 August 2016

    Chipping a tooth can be a painful and upsetting experience for a child, and a big worry for the parent. If the tooth damage is the result of an accident, then a chipped tooth can remain a painful reminder long after the initial injury has healed. Difficulty eating, teasing from classmates or peers, and a lack of confidence in physical appearance are all possible consequences of a chipped tooth that is not dealt with.

  • Tooth Replacement Options: Partial Denture or Bridge?

    3 August 2016

    If you are missing some teeth, but not all of them, you might be looking for ways to replace those teeth. It is important that you do find a replacement, as this ensures the natural teeth don't move around too much, not to mention restoring your smile and your bite. Two popular options for replacing more than one tooth is with either a fixed bridge or a partial denture. Here are some things to think about when deciding which option is good for you.

  • How to Find the Toothpaste That's Right For You

    19 July 2016

    Toothpastes today claim to offer a wide range of benefits, ranging from sensitivity relief to tartar control. However, many people are unsure which of these benefits they really need. If you're overwhelmed by the selection of toothpastes currently available, use this guide to cut through the marketing and understand what you really need to look for in a toothpaste. Cavity Protection The most basic benefit that a toothpaste should provide is protection against cavities.

  • 3 Weird Teeth Whitening Tricks You Should Never Try at Home

    30 June 2016

    If you search online for teeth whitening home remedies, you'll find a variety of methods that claim to naturally brighten your smile. Unfortunately, many of these remedies are completely useless and some could even put your dental health at risk. Here are three of the most popular teeth whitening tips that circulate online, along with explanations of why you shouldn't try them at home. 1. Lemon Juice and Baking Soda

  • Is Brushing Your Teeth With Coconut Oil a Good Idea?

    14 June 2016

    Coconut oil is considered to be one of the most beneficial alternative health remedies. This oil has properties that are very useful in oral hygiene terms, and people often pull coconut oil to improve their oral hygiene and whiten their teeth. If you don't fancy swishing a spoon of oil around your mouth every day, you may be considering the easier option of brushing your teeth with coconut oil. What are the pros and cons?