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Dental Hygienists: Expert Tips for Homecare

In between regular cleanings with a dental hygienist, many people wonder what they can do to clean, protect and strengthen their teeth. If you are one of the many people with questions, this blog is designed to help you keep your teeth sparkling in between professional cleanings. It shows you how to adapt professional dental hygiene methods for your home, it explores home whitening techniques, it discuses the best flossing strategies and more. If you want to protect your smile, stick around. You will love the tips, tricks and ideas about dental hygiene that you learn from this blog. Although professional cleanings are necessary, these is a lot you can do in between your appointments, and you can learn about that here. Thanks!

Dental Emergencies and Pregnancy: Can You Have an X-ray?

If you have to make an after-hours appointment at a dentist because you have a problem with your teeth, the dentist you see may have to quickly assess the nature of your emergency. In some cases, this may obvious; however, in other cases, the dentist may feel that an X-ray is needed to work out the exact source of the problem. For most people, this isn't an issue, but, if you're pregnant, you may worry about any adverse effects the X-ray may have on your baby. Read More 

Three steps to take when your young one has a fused or germinated tooth

Tooth fusion and germination is one of the rarest abnormalities that occur during a child's dental development. With fusion, two tooth buds fuse to create a wider crown while with germination, one bud tries to sub-divide itself into two separate teeth. When an X-ray of the tooth is taken, it will have two separate pulp chamber and even different root canals. However, the fusion will be from the top of the tooth all the way down to the root apex. Read More 

Three Simple Guidelines for Alleviating Teeth Sensitivity

If you have been experiencing teeth sensitivity, you should understand the cause of the problem. Understanding the factors contributing to the condition can help you manage the dental degradation from the root, ensuring long-term oral health. There are numerous issues which can contribute to the sensitivity. The common ones include tooth decay, dental cracking, tooth grinding, over-brushing, gum disease and the use of harsh whiteners. You should evaluate your habits and eliminate the causative factors. Read More 

How To Care For Your Child’s Braces

Children often get braces around the time that they gain a set of permanent teeth, with Metamorphosis Orthodontics explaining that braces can benefit children as young as eight. This fact, combined with the difficulties of caring for braces efficiently, means that parents often want to do all they can to make the orthodontic work a success. This article explains a few simple things you can do to help care for your child's braces. Read More 

4 Reasons to Consider Dentures Over Dental Implants

Dental implants are becoming an increasingly popular way to replace natural teeth, and they do hold a number of compelling advantages over the traditional set of dentures. However, there are some reasons you might want to consider dentures instead, so read through the following list of four before making a decision. 1. Dentures Are Less Expensive Probably the most commonly cited reason to choose dentures over dental implants is that doing so will save you a lot of money. Read More