While we often count on our teeth to create a beautiful smile, our gums sometimes seem to get less praise and attention. As a result, they can easily become inflamed or swollen and cause a great deal of discomfort. Healthy gums can make all the difference in the health of your teeth, so taking the time to learn about what causes inflamed gums is beneficial. More often than not, swollen gums are a signal to you that something may be [...]
One of the most common times for a toothache to occur is at night. When it does, it can interrupt your sleep, cause stress and anxiety to take over, and leave you groggy by morning. Even worse, the pain may persist throughout the day or several days in a row. Pain gets your attention and, unfortunately, will consume you until you can find a way to ease it. Knowing a few relief methods to try if that toothache happens at [...]
Who doesn’t love a good meal or delectable dessert? While these may taste good, many people experience some type of pain or discomfort resulting from an undetected cavity somewhere in their mouth. This can subside for a time, but eventually, it will reveal itself again and may even grow larger if not attended to as soon as possible. By the time you reach adulthood, you most likely have experienced at least one cavity. Maybe even more. Fortunately, methods for detecting [...]
Porcelain veneers are a great choice when seeking a smile makeover. Not only do they whiten teeth, but they also shape and size them for a better look overall. Those who choose veneers also tend to smile more confidently and worry less about their appearance. Yet, what if those veneers begin to dull in color or appear stained? Can they be whitened? In cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers offer a long-term solution to discolored natural teeth. Affixed to front tooth surfaces, [...]
Feeling confident in your smile can make all the difference in your day. And, these days you have numerous options to create a smile you enjoy sharing. Teeth whitening methods are perhaps the most popular way to do this and can help you achieve that smile makeover in less time. It’s true your teeth naturally darken some with age and often with specific diets and habits. Coffee, red wines, tobacco, and many other foods and drinks lead to staining. So [...]
Going to the dentist for many people is just another part of their healthcare regimen. For others, however, avoidance is all too common. If you constantly put off making a dentist appointment, you’re not alone. One in five people reports that they are afraid or don’t like going to the dentist. Even when you know that getting regular check-ups and teeth cleanings are essential, you may still dread scheduling an appointment. But, do you know why you dread this so [...]
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