2 Reasons To See A Cosmetic Dentist For Teeth Whitening
8 December 2016
One of the biggest mistakes that many people make when attempting to whiten their teeth is to rely solely on home whitening kits they picked up at their local grocery or department store. The reason that this is a major mistake is that many of the home whitening kits are not able to provide the same level of treatment as a cosmetic dentist. Listed below are two reasons to see a cosmetic dentist for your teeth whitening needs.
You're Brushing Your Teeth—But Are You Cleaning Your Tongue?
22 November 2016
Your parents probably taught you to brush your teeth twice a day when you were younger. Most people do a pretty decent job of adhering to this standard—at least most of the time. But there is another aspect of maintaining oral health that you might be neglecting: brushing your tongue. Keeping your tongue clean is almost as important as cleaning your teeth themselves.
Why is it important to keep your tongue clean?
Pregnant And Need Dental Care? Know What Procedures Are Safe
31 October 2016
Women that are pregnant should still be visiting a dentist for their semi-annual checkups, since the changes their bodies undergo can lead to issues with their gums. Plaque can build up due to the gums not firmly gripping the teeth, which can cause issues with gum disease and decay. While checkups are important, know that not all dental procedures are safe for pregnant women, or should only be performed if necessary.
3 Common Dental Issues Associated With HIV/AIDS
13 October 2016
If you've recently been diagnosed with HIV/AIDs, then it's important to know that there are a number of dental conditions that patients with HIV and AIDS are more susceptible to. Below are three such dental issues and how your dentist will work with you to treat and manage them.
Oral thrush, also called oral candidiasis, is a fungal infection of the throat and mouth. Unfortunately, patients with HIV or AIDS can be more susceptible to this condition due to a weakened immune system.