Category: Dental Health

  • 3 Ways To Reduce Dental Trauma If A Child Develops Toothache

    It’s highly likely that you’ve experienced the agonizing pain of a toothache at some point in your life. But what might surprise you s that estimates show that approximately 8% of children suffer from toothache every month! It can be difficult to deal with the severe pain caused by a toothache as an adult, but […]

  • Five Secrets on How to Manage Anxiety before a Dental Procedure

    It’s fairly normal to be apprehensive before undergoing any dental procedure. It could be treatment, surgery, implant placement or even a regular check up. What is more worrisome is if you become so anxious that your oral health is also affected and you begin to dread any dentist’s appointment. It means that you either have […]

  • What Are Dental Veneers and Why Are They Important?

    Although it’s vital that your teeth are kept in good condition from a health perspective, it’s also important that they look appealing as well. Unfortunately, many people find that even if their teeth are free from decay, they still may not look very attractive. Problems such as an uneven surface, pitting, yellowing or other discolouration […]

  • Choosing the Right Dentist – 3 Top Tips

    When was the last time you scheduled an appointment to see the dentist? Do you think you are good for another couple of years just because you aren’t in pain? You might want to rethink that strategy. According to this Wasilla dental office, “Too many people make the mistake of waiting to visit a dentist […]

  • 5 Ways to Teach Your Kids Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits

    Good oral health practices begin in childhood, so you need to teach your little one how to take care of their teeth. Even temporary teeth need to be taken care of; if the child doesn’t learn how to care about their teeth when they are small, they won’t be able to care for their permanent […]

  • Simple Steps for Repairing Your Smile

    In a American Dental Association poll, dentists reported that counseling was the number one service they provided patients following a procedure that required the loss of a tooth. Dentist reported that over 40 percent of their patients suffered from severe anxiety stemming from the perceived social stigma that accompanies tooth loss. Patients claimed they feared […]

  • The Complete Guide to Dental Implants

    For many people, the thought of losing a tooth is scary. If you’ve ever lost a tooth before, you will agree that the first few days of losing a tooth are usually very tough, partly because of the pains or aches you would feel. Again, the psychological effect of a missing tooth and the fear […]

  • Is It TMJ

    Temporomandibular joint disorder, usually abbreviated as TMJ, is a common inflammation associated with the muscles and tendons of the head and neck area. It usually presents itself as the result of continuous jaw clenching. It is often misdiagnosed because many of its symptoms mimic other illnesses. These include, but are not limited to, congestion, ear […]

  • Is Dental Implant Surgery Right for You?

    Although American dentistry has made great strides in the last twenty years, there are still millions of sufferers today who have to deal with the loss of a tooth, or several teeth. The main culprits remain the same as always — periodontal diseases, external injuries, and plain old tooth decay. The standard treatment in the […]