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5 Types of Dentists

Photo by Michael Browning from Unsplash Everyone knows what a dentist does. People see dentists from the time they are little children. But do you know what a periodontist or endodontist does? There are more professionals who specialize in working on your mouth than you might think. Dentist The dentist is a very common professional we all should be seeing at least twice a year. These... ❯❯❯

7 Cosmetic Dental Procedures for a Better Smile

Cosmetic dentistry is a broad field that encompasses all of the techniques that can improve the appearance of your teeth as well as your smile overall. It is as much an art as it is a science because each person’s smile and face are unique. The American Dental Association does not recognize cosmetic dentistry specifically as a dentistry specialty. The ADA does, however, recognize specialties... ❯❯❯

How to Find a Local Qualified Oral Surgeons

Intro Your oral health plays a vital role in your overall health.  Not taking care of your teeth, cavities, jaw and such can also impact your body’s immune system and lead to additional problems down the road.  Thus, it’s critical to make sure your oral health is routinely checked and taken care of. Who are Oral Surgeons? Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are... ❯❯❯

5 Reasons for Biannual Dentist Visits

Photo by Michael Browning on Unsplash Does it ever seem as though visiting the dentist’s office every six months is a bit overkill? We’re told to schedule checkups twice a year, but it may start to feel unnecessary at times—especially if your teeth rarely have cavities in need of filling. So what’s the point? Before skipping your next appointment due to cost,... ❯❯❯

A Brief History of Teosyal

Stereotypes are not the most reliable source of information but who would deny that Swiss quality is a constant? We buy Swiss watches to emphasize our social statuses, we admire Swiss lows as the highest standards of country government, we buy Swiss chocolate for our nearest and dearest, and prefer many more things made in Swiss only because we know that this country has high product quality... ❯❯❯

Do You Suffer From TMJ?

Photo by Christopher Campbell from Unsplash Jaw pain is not an uncommon thing. Over 10 million Americans suffer from a condition called temporomandibular joint dysfunction, more commonly known as TMJ disorders. Many people shorten TMJ disorders to just TMJ. So what exactly is TMJ? And is it treatable? Keep reading for more basic information about TMJ. What is it? The temporomandibular joint... ❯❯❯

8 Ways to Improve Your Kids Dental Health

Helping your children learn how to take care of their teeth enables them to enjoy a beautiful, healthy smile for the rest of their lives. There are many ways to ensure your children’s teeth remain bright and cavity-free. One way to keep your kids’ teeth healthy is to make sure their toothpaste contains fluoride. Fluoride has been proven to be the most effective way to prevent... ❯❯❯

Common Questions About Gum Disease

Photo by Quang Tri NGUYEN on Unsplash Gum disease, gingivitis, or periodontitis, is a common disorder affecting millions of people. Here is what to look for and when to see a dentist or another specialist. What is gum disease? Gum disease is an infection. When the bacteria in plaque stays on your teeth, they can also infect the gums. Gingivitis, a mild form of gum disease, occurs when the... ❯❯❯

How Teeth Whiteners Work

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Teeth whitening has increasingly become more and more talked about between dental services, do-it-yourself kits, and at-home remedies. With all the varying results amongst individuals, it’s important to understand how teeth whiteners work and what to expect with them. Types of Tooth Discoloration There are two types of tooth discolorations (or stains)... ❯❯❯

The Quick Guide To Dental Implants

Dental implants make it possible for you to live on your terms. If you've ever struggled with temporary dental bridges, dentures, unattractive or damaged teeth, then a dental implant is just right for you. What are dental implants? Dental implants are a permanent teeth placement solution for damage, dead or missing teeth. Dental implants are attached to the jawbone. After this is done, a... ❯❯❯

When to Seek Emergency Dental Care

A dental emergency refers to any severe damage, injury or trauma to your gums or teeth that require you to seek immediate medical attention. This may lead to fractured, dislodged, cracked or broken teeth. Or, lacerated, bleeding or infected gums. It’s crucial to understand what type of oral trauma or injuries need emergency dental care. This way, you’ll minimize the risk of... ❯❯❯

Proper Flossing For Perfect Teeth

Anyone who wants to maintain good dental hygiene has to ensure there are no hidden particles between their teeth. Effective flossing helps you achieve this by removing deposited residue in those hard-to-reach areas. Below is a step-wise guide to flossing effectively. What is flossing? Food particles and dental plaque get trapped between areas of your teeth your toothbrush is unable to reach. ... ❯❯❯