Tips For Deciding Between Dentures And Dental Implants

Have you lost some or all of your teeth? Are you trying to decide whether getting dentures or dental implants will work better for you? Here are some of the advantages of each choice: Cost: With dentures, it's simply a matter of your dentist making a mold of your gums and then creating dentures that will fit that mold. On the other hand, dental implants do require surgery. Because of the cost of anesthesia, the surgery itself, and various other associated fees, the cost to have dental implants added can be higher than your first set of dentures would be. [Read More]

Crafts To Do With Your Removed Wisdom Teeth

When you get your wisdom teeth out, unless they were impacted and splintered, your oral surgeon will likely give them to you in a small container to take home as a souvenir. If you have these souvenirs of wisdom teeth removal, you might be wondering what on earth you are going to do with them. Fear not, because there are some really cool craft ideas that you can do with up to four wisdom teeth. [Read More]

Three Types Of Food To Skip To Improve Your Oral Health

Although many people link the diet they follow with their physical health, it's also important to think about how the foods and drinks you put in your body impact the health of your teeth. By avoiding certain foods, it's possible to lessen your risk of certain oral health issues and impress your dentist during your next checkup. You already know that eating too many sugary products can be detrimental to your oral health, but by making a handful of other simple changes, you'll have an extra reason to smile. [Read More]

Problems That Cause Bad Breath: Guidelines For Controlling Halitosis

There's nothing quite more humiliating than being told you have bad breath. This condition, known medically as halitosis, is a common issue, affecting about 60 million American adults. Often, bad breath is caused by poor dental hygiene. If you're worried about having bad breath, here are a few of the main culprits, along with some ways to control the problem. Inadequate and Improper Brushing Bad breath can be caused by not brushing your teeth properly or not brushing long enough. [Read More]