Old age, trauma to your mouth, persistent dental complications – myriad factors can cause adult tooth loss – all of which a board-certified dentist should thoroughly examine as soon as they occur. The good news: You may not need to replace your tooth.
Most people know to brush their teeth for two minutes twice a day, but keeping your teeth and gums healthy requires more than just regular brushing. At Easter DDS, we want our clients to know how to take care of their teeth the right way to avoid painful cavities and abscesses and preserve their teeth and smiles for longer.
When you brush your teeth, you see traces of red. You know you haven’t been flossing as regularly as you should, so you wonder if the problem lies between your teeth. When you floss, you see even more blood in your saliva. Here’s what you need to know if your gums have started to bleed.
Are you afraid of being put to sleep during a dental procedure? Do you put off dental work that needs to be done because you’re frightened by the idea of sedation? If so, you’re not alone. While some people choose sedation dentistry because of their anxiety, one study showed 37 percent of participants were afraid to receive general anesthesia for oral surgery. Some people worry they’ll still feel pain during the procedure, while others are afraid they won’t wake up. Here’s the truth about general anesthesia.
You naturally want to take care of your teeth, but life gets in the way and you’ve put off rescheduling that dental appointment. You know it’s a good idea to go in for that regular cleaning, but if you think regular cleanings are only about keeping your breath fresh and having an attractive smile, you may prioritize other things over your dental health. It may come as a surprise to you that taking care of your teeth can do far more for your overall health than you had imagined. Here are four ways that regular teeth-cleaning benefits more than just your appearance.
Celebrities seem to look flawless no matter where they are. Whether you see them on the cover of a magazine, walking down the red carpet, or on the silver screen, their smiles always look perfect. They weren’t all born with award-winning looks. Many of them had help enhancing their smiles from their dentists. Here are some of the procedures celebrities use to make sure their smile lights up the stage.
Your little one’s first years are full of changes. You’ll be amazed by how much they change and develop as they learn how to roll, sit up, crawl, and even take their first unsure steps into toddlerhood. Before you know it, you’ll have a bonafide toddler on your hands, and it will be time to make their first dental appointment.
Although the summer weather may still be here, back-to-school time is just around the corner. Parents flock to the store with their school supply lists, and kids begin to anticipate the beginning of a new school year. While you ensure your kids have the new clothes, shoes, and tools they need for success, don’t forget about their teeth!