4 Things You Need to Know About Your Healing Period for Dental Implants

If you are getting a dental implant, your dentist should speak to you about what you can expect before the procedure, during, and after. Unfortunately, dentists and patients do not always discuss aftercare fully, often because the patient is most concerned with the pre-procedure requirements and what will happen during the procedure. This means many aspects of the post-procedure healing process come as a surprise to some patients. Whether you are considering getting an implant or already have one and are at home recovering, below are some normal things you should be aware of. Read More 

What to Know When Getting Ready for a Dental Crown

You might be surprised how many of those perfect celebrity smiles you've admired are the result of dental crowns. A crown (or a cap) can take a damaged or discolored tooth and make it look like you've always had a gorgeous smile. For you need to know to get ready for your dental crown, read on. Getting ready for a crown is all about fit. If the crown doesn't fit tightly, decay can enter and wreak all kinds of havoc. Read More 

How To Protect Your Teeth On The Go

There are three things that you should be doing for your oral health: brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing your teeth once a day, and visiting your dentist twice a year for a cleaning. The tricky thing about oral health though, is that brushing and flossing your teeth isn't exactly easy if you work odd hours or long hours or if you travel a lot. To make sure that your dental care doesn't decline because you are on the go, there are a few things you can do when you just don't have the time to brush. Read More 

Should You Get Dental Implants If You Have Anxiety?

Cosmetic dentists carefully evaluate your physical health when determining whether you're a good fit for dental implants. However, your mental health can also impact implant success and should be taken into consideration. Case in point, if you suffer from anxiety, you need to think carefully about whether this procedure is right for you. Here are two questions to ask yourself to help you reach a conclusion. How Does Your Anxiety Manifest? Read More 

Discolored Teeth: Your Child Is Not Chewing Crayons

Are you a parent of a young child? If so, you should know that it is imperative that you take care of your child's teeth. This can help your child to develop good oral hygiene habits, which can result in your child having beautiful permanent teeth when they are older. Bad teeth can cause embarrassment, which can negatively impact social experiences. Bad teeth can also cause self-esteem issues and mental health issues such as depression or anxiety. Read More