Learning to Manage Your Dental Problems

Learning to Manage Your Dental Problems

  • Pearly White Delights: Tips And Tricks For Your Child's Next Dentist Visit

    When it comes to visiting the dentist, many adults may see it as a tedious chore. But for children, this can actually turn into a fun and educational experience about oral health! Here are just a few pointers you can go over with your child prior to their dentist visit! Introducing Your Child to the Dentist If your child is visiting their dentist for the first time, you'll want to provide an easy-to-understand explanation of what a dentist does.

  • Replacing Your Missing Tooth With A Dental Implant

    In addition to the pain that it can cause, losing a tooth can be a very problematic issue as it can lead to long-term cosmetic issues. Replacing a tooth may be a high priority for patients that have experienced this type of loss. For a person that is wanting a discrete and durable tooth replacement solution, dental implants can be the best option to pursue.   What Makes Dental Implants Different From Bridges Or Other Treatment Options?

  • How Do Post-Procedure Medications Help Patients After Scaling And Root Planing?

    Scaling and root planing (SRP) is the gold standard for people with periodontitis, or gum disease. During SRP, your dentist will remove tartar and any infection below the gum line; he or she will also smooth tooth roots so that gum tissue can more easily reattach around the bases of your teeth. While SRP can help many patients, it's not always successful on its own. Sometimes gum tissue doesn't heal enough, so a patient may need adjunctive treatments or surgery to prevent bacteria from re-infecting gum pockets.

  • What Dentists Do About These Three Common Complaints

    When do you go see the dentist? When you have a tooth problem, of course. But the thing is, most people go to the dentist with a more specific complaint. How the dentist diagnoses and treats you will depend on what that specific complaint is. Here are three common complaints that bring people into the dentist's office and what a dentist tends to do about each one. Sensitive Teeth  Do your teeth feel sensitive and painful when you drink something cold or bite into something hot?

  • What Can Dental Implant Patients Expect with Recovery?

    If you are looking for a new reason to smile, dental implants could be the right move for you. Read on for what to expect in terms of recovery after your dental implant procedure. The Dental Implant Procedure Talk with your dentist about implants. Your jawbone should be strong enough to support the implanted post. Some people have deterioration in their jawbones and must undergo a bone graft before they can have implant surgery.

  • About Me

    Learning to Manage Your Dental Problems

    As a homeschool parent and independent contractor, I don't always have time to practice good dental care. I often find myself in a rush just to meet my daily tasks and goals. My lack of good dental care eventually caught up with me. After experiencing severe pain in my back tooth, I made an appointment with my dentist. My dentist found a large hole in the center of the tooth. Root canal treatment couldn't save the tooth, so my dentist extracted it. I learned a very painful and valuable lesson that day. No matter how hectic my life is, I should still make time to brush and floss my teeth properly. I'm here to help you and other people avoid painful dental problems with my blog. I offer tips on how to keep your teeth clean and how to spot dental problems before they get out of control. Good luck.