A dental implant can improve your quality of life, but the procedure itself can sound more than a little scary, especially to those who already fear going to the dentist. If you're missing a tooth or multiple teeth, you really do need to get dental implants because those will protect the rest of your mouth by holding teeth in place (without the implant, the rest of your teeth could move and create bite problems).
- Many people got the chance to have braces put on their teeth when they were little. If you didn't, for one reason or another, now might be your chance to finally straighten your teeth. Maybe you were scared of the dentist as a child or you were afraid of what those metal braces would look and feel like. Well, now you are an adult and there is a better option for you than those metal braces, and that is Invisalign.
- If your dentist has recently covered a few of your teeth with permanent dental crowns to help protect the teeth, you may be worried that you may do something to damage them, especially during the time it takes for the adhesive to fully set up. If so, use the following tips to help prevent damage to your new permanent crowns. 1. Eat Hard or Chewy Foods Sparingly One preventative measure you can take to help keep from cracking or chipping your new crowns is to avoid hard or chewy foods during the first week or so after you get them.
- Do you have a single tooth that is discolored and causing you to feel embarrassed about your smile? If so, you're likely looking for ways that you can fix it. Visit your dentist for a consultation and learn about the following options to improve the color of your tooth. Teeth Whitening One option that your dentist will consider is teeth whitening. This can be done in a few ways, but the most powerful whitening method will involve having the dentist handle the procedure.
- As a food lover and a fanatic for only the best meals that money can buy, you're prepared for a lengthy career as a food critic. However, bad breath and dental problems can be an issue if you don't know how to handle them properly. Food Critics Face Many Unique Challenges As a food critic, you're going to run into a surprising array of challenges. For example, you may gain weight if you don't properly manage your diet or exercise.