When You Can’t Control Your Blood Pressure But You Desperately Need A Dentist

The whole world of dentistry was turned upside down and on its head when it became mandatory to check patients' blood pressures before doing any restorative work on their teeth. Thousands of patients suddenly discovered that they had hypertension and that they would not have their cavities filled or their broken teeth fixed unless they could get their blood pressures under control. If you have hypertension, you cannot seem to get it under control through medication, diet, and exercise, and you desperately need to see a dentist, here is what you can do next. Read More 

Foods That You Can Continue To Enjoy With Invisalign

Getting braces can make a huge difference in the look of your smile, but the months that it takes to transform a crooked smile into a straight one can be challenging when it comes to the food that you eat. When you visit an orthodontist to get braces, he or she will provide you with a list of the foods that you'll no longer be able to eat. For many people, missing out on what might be a number of favorite foods can be one of the biggest challenges about having braces. Read More 

Home Remedies For Painful Flossing Injuries

While it is essential that you floss your teeth on a regular basis, overzealous flossing can cause serious injuries to your gum tissue. If not treated quickly, severe pain, inflammation, and infection can develop. If you injure your gums while flossing, make an appointment with your dentist. In the meantime, here are some home remedies that may help keep you comfortable while waiting for your dental appointment:  Rinse With Salt Water Read More 

Fix Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem And Overbite With Metal Braces

Many teen girls suffer from self-esteem issues that can make their lives difficult. Even worse, they may develop an overbite that makes them even more self-conscious than ever. Thankfully, high-quality metal braces can help avoid this problem and provide your daughter with a better self-image. Overbites Can Be Embarrassing To Many Overbites typically develop in children as they age and reach a peak during their teen years. Unfortunately, this period is typically when many teens experience their worst bouts of self-esteem issues, including sensitive girls who already think they are unattractive due to other perceived flaws. Read More 

Wear Dentures? 4 Signs It’s Time For A New Set

If you wear dentures, it might be time for a new set. Many people don't realize that dentures aren't designed to last forever. In fact, they tend to wear start wearing out at about the five year mark. If your dentures are more than 10 years old, it's definitely time for a new set. In addition, there are some other factors that might indicate that you need a new set. Here are four hints that it's time to talk to your dentist about a new set of dentures. Read More