The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog
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The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog

You only have one set of adult teeth, and they need to last until you are 80, 90, or beyond. The actions you take towards your teeth today will either benefit you or harm you in the future. Of course, good dental care starts with seeing a dentist regularly. You should go in for cleanings and checkups, and any other time you think something might be amiss with your teeth. Education is important when it comes to any aspect of your health, so start reading the articles on this website to educate yourself about dentists and dental care. We promise that when you're 80 and you still have your teeth, you won't regret the time spent.

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The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog

  • Why See Your Dentist Every Six Months?

    3 November 2020

    If you only go to the dentist when you experience a dental problem, you're missing out on quality care. While it's true that dentists are happy to help patients who are experiencing toothaches, prevention is always best. Proper routine care can help you avoid many dental emergencies. For best results, some patients should get check-ups about every six months. Here are four reasons to follow this schedule: 1. Monitor your gum health.

  • How Can Botox Help With Your Teeth?

    6 October 2020

    Botox has long been a product associated with getting rid of wrinkles, and although this is try, it can be effective in helping to smooth your skin and offer you a more youthful appearance, it can be helpful in other ways as well. Botox can be used in treatments for a number of other things, including medical treatments. One of them is TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder. If you have TMJ, Botox may be able to help.

  • Having A Hard Time Flossing? You May Need To See A Dentist

    2 October 2020

    Taking care of your teeth and gums requires flossing. But whether you've been flossing all along or have only recently started, it can be discouraging to experience difficulty while trying to pull the floss through. If you end up with shredded floss or accidentally hit your gums while flossing because it's so hard to get it between your teeth, it may mean that it's time to call a dentist. Here's what you should know.

  • Cosmetic Dentistry Choices To Enhance Your Smile

    28 September 2020

    If your confidence level is lacking as a result of chipped, stained, misshapen, or crooked teeth, then talk to your dentist about cosmetic dentistry options. There are many cosmetic dentistry choices from which to choose to suit your dental needs, long-term goals, and budget. Here are some ways a cosmetic dentist can enhance your smile. Dental Implants Dental implants may be the right treatment option for you if your teeth are broken, if you have missing teeth, or if your teeth have been damaged by extensive decay.

  • Benefits of Dental Implants for Full-Set Dentures

    25 September 2020

    Making the choice to go with a full set of dentures can be a difficult one. If you have decided on the dentures, you may have a number of pre-existing conditions that are leading you to that option. One of the options you can consider is dental implants. There are many misconceptions about this option that may keep you from saying yes to the implants, so read on to learn some of the real benefits you should consider.