Build Stronger Teeth

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Build Stronger Teeth

Everyone knows the basics of good dental care. Brush your teeth after every meal, floss every day, see your dentist at least twice a year. It sounds simple. But what if you still don’t have strong, healthy teeth? Weak enamel can be a genetic weakness, or it can be caused by other conditions, like Celiac disease. I’ve always had weak enamel, so I started looking into ways that I could increase the strength of my teeth, and found that dietary changes could make a big difference. I started this blog to share my experience, and to talk about other ways you can make your teeth stronger and healthier. There are lots of things that you can do to improve your dental health. You just have to find them.

3 Potential Dental Treatments For A Chipped Tooth With Pulpitis

A tooth can become chipped due to trauma or dentin weakening due to bacterial decay. The chipping can lower your self-esteem and potentially cause discomfort if the pulp inside the root canal is now exposed. Pain can increase if that pulp becomes inflamed with infection, which results in a condition called pulpitis. A visit to the dentist's office can help treat both your chipped tooth and the underlying pulpitis. Here are a few of the potential treatments your dentist might use. Read More 

3 Tips For Preventing Your Arch Wires From Irritating Your Cheeks

Archwires are one of the many components that are installed in your mouth when you get braces. They are used to connect the brackets that are glued to the front of your teeth. The archwires control the movement of your mouth and teeth. When your teeth begin to move and fall into alignment the ends of the archwires will begin to poke out from the sides of your teeth. The more your teeth move, the more the wires will stick out. Read More 

Will Thumb And Pacifier Sucking Really Ruin My Child’s Bite?

Many parents have heard that their child's thumb sucking and pacifier sucking can actually affect the shape of their child's mouth, thus impacting the future positioning of the teeth. Given the cost of orthodontic care, these concerns weigh heavily on the minds of many parents. Knowing the truth about the sucking habit and whether or not it will impact your child can help you keep your child's teeth in proper alignment. Read More 

Just Diagnosed With Gum Disease? 2 Lifestyle Changes To Make Once You Amp Up Your Oral Hygiene

As many as 56-percent of men and 38-percent of women have gum disease today. If you have just been told by your dentist that you are beginning to develop it, then use this information wisely to help you reverse it before you suffer from the irreversible damage it can cause in its advanced stages. Along with following dental hygiene advice that your dentist has given you, here are three lifestyle changes you can make to get your oral health back on track. Read More 

How The Dentist Puts A Crown On Your Tooth

If you need to have a crown put on one of your teeth, you want to learn what to expect. This way, you will be prepared for the appointment and you'll have an easier time with it. The process of having a crown put in is fairly simple and it will give you a permanent replacement for your broken or damaged tooth. This article will offer you a step-by-step guide regarding the process of getting a crown so you can go to your appointment ready for the experience. Read More