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.

How To Get Through Your First Year Of Braces

In the first few weeks, braces can be difficult to deal with. They can also still cause some annoyances in the months that follow. The good news is that your first year of braces does not have to completely torturous. In fact, there are many times you will not even notice that you have braces. Are you looking for ways to deal with braces? These tips will help you adjust so your first year can be as comfortable as possible. Read More 

Why It’s Helpful For The Whole Family To See The Dentist At Once

When you make appointments with the dentist, do you schedule one person's appointment one week, and another family member's appointment a few weeks after that? If so, you might want to rethink your approach. Many family dentists will work with you to schedule the whole family's appointments back-to-back. And there are a lot of advantages of doing things this way. 1. You save yourself some driving. Presumably some of the members of your family are too young to drive themselves to the dentist, so as a parent, you can end up taking a lot of trips to and from the dental office if your appointments are scattered all through the year. Read More 

3 Reasons People Replace Their Old Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam fillings are the silver ones that dentists always used years ago, and while some dentists still use them, composite fillings are now the new norm when it comes to cavity fillings. If you have old amalgam ones, you can leave them in your mouth if you want, or you could consider replacing them. Here are three reasons why some people decide to have them replaced. Health risks One of the reasons some people choose to have their old fillings replaced is for health reasons. Read More