Archive for November, 2013

Benefits of Interdental Brushing

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Interdental brushes are small wires tops with bristles (resembling a pipe cleaner), attached to plastic handles, that clean between teeth. The tops are usually disposable. The brushes come in a variety of sizes to fit between spaces in different people’s teeth. Some people need more than one size because their tooth spacing varies.

What is Conscious Dental Sedation?

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

There are people that aren’t as nervous as others when it comes to dental treatment. Others find it difficult to even enter the dental clinic. If you are nervous, anxious, or afraid of dental treatment then sedation can keep you relaxed. It makes your visits more effortless and much more pleasant.Dentists who sedate their patients must be trained. For oral and maxillofacial surgeons, it is included in their training at the hospital.You should talk to your dentist about your anxiety because they may not be aware of your fears. If your dentist does not know that you are anxious then they may not give you any sedation at all.

No Excuse for Flossing

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Flossing removes plaque and bacteria that you cannot reach with your toothbrush. If you don’t floss, you are missing more than one-third of your tooth surface. Plaque is the main cause of gum disease. It is an invisible bacterial film that develops on your teeth every day.People have all sorts of excuses for not flossing their teeth. But dentists say there are easy ways to floss that address every excuse.

Alternatives to False Teeth

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Tooth loss is a common incident that affects an individual in several ways. More than the functional discrepancy, a person with a missing tooth loses self-confidence and often faces embarrassing moments. The three As age, accident, and addiction (tobacco, essentially) are criminalized to wreak havoc with one’s facial esthetics. Moreover, the embarrassment is far profound in the youth when they face tooth loss or irreversible damage.