The Benefits of Chewing Xylitol Dental Gum
1 March 2016
If you're looking for tips on how to improve the condition of your teeth, your dentist may recommend that you chew sugar-free gum after meals and snacks. Adding this kind of gum to your oral health routine may help protect your teeth from decay; using a gum that contains xylitol may give your teeth an additional level of protection.
How Chewing Gum Helps Keep Teeth Healthy
Chewing a piece of sugar-free gum after a meal or a snack has a couple of benefits for your teeth and overall oral health.
4 Things to Know About Tooth Abscesses
11 February 2016
If you are experiencing severe pain and have an odd taste in your mouth, you might be suffering from a tooth abscess. This is a type of tooth infection that requires treatment from your dentist. Here are some things to know about tooth abscesses.
There Are Different Types of Dental Abscesses
You may have one of two types of dental abscesses, which vary based on their location and cause. The first type is the more common one, which is a periapical abscess.
Why You're Never Too Old for Braces
25 January 2016
Dental braces and other related orthodontic treatments are most commonly associated with teenagers, and for good reason—this is the period when most people choose to straighten their teeth. However, if you've passed your teenage years, yet are still bothered by crooked teeth, it is worth investigating whether you should have braces. After all, you're never too old for braces, and in fact, there are significant benefits to having braces later in life.
How to Prepare for Your Oral Surgery Procedure
6 January 2016
If you are planning on getting oral surgery, such as having your wisdom teeth removed, there are certain things you need to do beforehand. Don't leave things until the last minute, or the stress and anxiety of trying to nail down plans will only make things worse during surgery. Here are some different ways to prepare for the procedure.
Follow the Dentist's Pre-Procedural Instructions
The instructions your dentist or oral surgeon gives you prior to the procedure are not recommendations.