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Dental Health and Food: Learning to Eat Better

My intense love for candy, cakes, and everything in between started as a child. I simply couldn't go one day without something sweet to eat. But my love for all things sweet took a toll on my teeth. My dentist diagnosed me with seven cavities, each one a different size and depth. After sitting through four long dental appointments, I decided to make a change. I now monitor my diet and only eat things that benefit my oral health. I'm here to help you take better care of your teeth. My blog offers tips on how to improve your diet, maintain good oral hygiene, and many other topics. Hopefully, you can learn to overcome your bad habits just as I did. Good luck with your future dental health.


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Dental Health and Food: Learning to Eat Better


What Are The Advantages Of Same Day Crowns?

When your teeth chip, crack, or decay, you can protect them against further damage by installing dental crowns. Before dental crown installation, the dentist prepares your tooth by filing it or treating the decay using procedures such as a root canal. Then, the dentist cements the crown on your tooth using an adhesive. Usually, traditional crowns take several weeks before they're ready for installation. Therefore, consider getting same-day crowns. So, what are the benefits of same-day dental crowns?

Causes And Treatments For Sensitive Teeth

Dental sensitivity can be uncomfortable. If you suffer from a sensitivity condition, you may feel discomfort or pain when you drink or eat something that is cold or hot. Additionally, the bite pressure associated with chewing hard foods may be uncomfortable. Nevertheless, there are dental applications that can help treat dental sensitivity, depending on the cause of the condition. Here are a few causes of sensitive teeth and how they can be treated.

Six Brushing Mistakes To Avoid After Dental Implant Surgery

Proper oral hygiene practices are essential for recovering from dental implant surgery. Brushing is perhaps the most important oral hygiene task you need to take care of to keep your mouth clean and your teeth healthy as you recover. Unfortunately, patients sometimes make brushing mistakes that complicate their recovery from dental implant surgery. The following are six brushing mistakes to avoid after dental implant surgery.  Waiting too long to start brushing after surgery

How To Prepare For A Dental Implant Procedure: 3 Important Tips To Consider

A dental implant procedure is a thorough process that takes several medical procedures, which can take several months. These medical procedures include mouth surgeries that demand adequate preparation if you intend to have a seamless dental implant process. The preparation steps you take will help you get ready for the whole procedure or help you recover quickly after the procedure. The following are three important preparation tips you should consider when going for a dental implant procedure.

What You Need To Know About Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Having your wisdom teeth removed is not uncommon. For many people, wisdom teeth extraction is necessary. Wisdom teeth are another set of molars, which you may or may not have enough room for in your mouth. While most people have a complete set of four wisdom teeth, it's not unusual to have one to three or even none at all. If you do have wisdom teeth, leaving them in may cause oral issues and discomfort, which is why an extraction may be the best option.

Parting Ways With Your Wisdom Teeth

Not all wisdom teeth are automatically trouble but they often are judged to too problematic to remain. Some are stubborn to emerge and cause pain while some may try to emerge on top of your molars. Even successfully emerged third molars can create crowding among your other teeth. Those and other reasons are why dentists usually recommend wisdom teeth removal. To find out what to expect as you part ways with your wisdom teeth, read on.

When Your Child's Wisdom Teeth Arrive Prematurely

About the best thing (or the wisest thing) a wisdom tooth can do is to never appear. Not everyone is that lucky, however. Between the ages of 17 and 21, those pesky third molars can make themselves known. This is the typical age range, but they can appear later. While it's rare, they can even appear earlier. What happens if your child's wisdom teeth begin to erupt years ahead of schedule, such as earlier in their teens?

What Should Patients Know About Dental Care?

Your teeth are a small part of your body that can be easily overlooked. However, teeth are very important for the daily tasks of speaking, eating, and smiling. Good dental care will allow you to protect your teeth from harm, and an excellent dentist will give you the dental care you need. Here are four things every patient should know about dental care. 1. One size does not fit all