Yes it can be embarrassing to have your either partially or fully replaced, but dentures have come a long way with most looking- and feeling- natural with proper daily care and allowing yourself time to adjust. Remember, like any other change in life, this adjustment takes a little time, but by no means do dentures mean limiting your life! Given time and adjustment, you will … [Read more...] about Daily Denture Care
Over time we all of us make some poor dental decisions. That's life. Maybe it's having a bit too much sugar (or a lot in my case), or maybe your fond of red wine and/or coffee that stains your teeth. You could be an ice chewer, or maybe you never had the patience for hard candy. In any case, the damage that has been done can be repaired with some (mostly) simple solutions! If … [Read more...] about Smile Solutions! Helpful Tips For Restoring Your Smile
You've probably never given much thought to how you control your jaw, as most of it is subconscious- your body just knows what to do. But imagine eating a chocolate covered almond, you could bite right into it, sure, but you could just bite through the chocolate, like a kid playing with their candy. The fact is there is an amazing musculature at work there- and a complex system … [Read more...] about Jaw-dropping Study Reveals How Jaw Works
A new policy that changes Medicaid for the better introduced in Florida and Texas recently showed great gains for children's dental care. The plan gives money back to pediatricians and other medical care providers for doing basic preventative care for kids. The increase is substantial, and given Florida's particularly poor health record, and Texas's particularly strong record, … [Read more...] about New Policy A Plus For Teeth
Toothpaste ought to be something you can trust to keep your teeth and gums clean- that's its job after all, but it seems a alarming trend in the hygiene industry is causing some mouth maladies. Microbeads, found in some Crest toothpastes, are leaving tiny, polyurethane balls between teeth and in gums. If polyurethane sounds familiar, it should, it's plastic. These plastic balls … [Read more...] about Microbead Madness
Dr. Ben Young has written the book on flossing. No, seriously, he wrote an entire book dedicated to the benefits of flossing. Most people in the dentist's chair get reminded to floss, because, really, who among us who aren't dentists floss like we should? Dr. Young decided that a little literature on the subject might shed some light on how important the topic really is. “The … [Read more...] about Flossing Fixation
Teeth Ground Down to Stubs You go to your cosmetic dentist in or near Beverly Hills and decide on getting a better smile. This dentist has been your dentist for several years and he or she finally talked you into porcelain veneers. The dentist said that he or she will need to grind down your teeth “just a little”. The very nice cosmetic dentist numbs your mouth and without … [Read more...] about Porcelain Veneers Can Ruin Your Health
Anti-Aging Dentistry vs. Cosmetic Dentistry - It's the same thing! Anti-aging dentistry is the new hot item just as cosmetic dentistry used to be. The problem is that anyone can be an anti-aging dentist as nothing is required and just about any dental treatment qualifies as anti-aging dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry also requires no certification and any dentist could be … [Read more...] about What is Age Reversing Dentistry?
My answer to What are the best ways to minimize a "gummy" smile? Answer by Sam Muslin: Each person that has a gummy smile has individual circumstances that require different solutions. First, let's take a look at the woman's face and teeth in the photo posted by Scott Frey. What I see is that she grinds her teeth and her upper teeth look like little squares. Her lower … [Read more...] about What are the best ways to minimize a “gummy” smile?
If you watched The Doctors TV show this morning you go and eat no doubt wondering if your gum recessions could be the result of brushing too hard? Obviously there is a fine line between having healthy and clean teeth and over brushing with hard bristles. So how do you know what is causing your gum recessions or gum loss? Can you really eliminate receding gums over your … [Read more...] about Gum Recessions from Brushing too Hard?