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

  • 4 Ways To Take Care Of Your Dental Implants

    23 September 2020

    If you need to get dental implants, you are going to want to make sure that you know how to take care of your dental implants. Getting implants is an involved procedure, and with the right care, your implants can be long-lasting. #1: Be Aware of Behavior That Can Hurt Your Implants For example, eating sticky candies can be rough on your regular teeth, and can cause unnecessary wear and tear on your dental implants.

  • Understanding Oral Devices For Sleep Apnea

    21 September 2020

    If you have a relatively mild case of sleep apnea, then your doctor may suggest the use of an oral appliance device instead of a CPAP machine. In this situation, your dentist can help you with the device and there are a few different options that the professional may suggest. Keep reading to learn what these appliances are. Mandibular Positioning Device Sleep apnea is caused by the obstruction of the airway when you sleep.

  • How To Prepare For A Tooth Extraction

    15 September 2020

    It might seem like a scary process to go through but sometimes it's necessary to have your tooth pulled. If you have never experienced it before you might imagine that will be painful and worry about infection. You can minimize the risk of anything going wrong afterward by taking a few steps ahead of the tooth extraction. Here are some ways to prepare for a tooth extraction ahead of time.

  • Tips For Dental Patients Getting Cosmetic Dentistry For The First Time

    10 September 2020

    When you think of the dentist, you probably think of the guy that reminds you to brush twice a day and floss and rinse as well. But there's also another type of dental expert that you might have an opportunity to meet someday, especially if you need your smile repaired. An experienced cosmetic dentist can get your smile looking great again, but in order to accomplish this goal, you'll need to go into the process with an open mind and ready to ask questions.

  • Top 3 Reasons To Visit The Dentist

    2 September 2020

    Most people understand the importance of dental visits, yet many people never go to a local dentist. If you do not regularly go to the dentist, you might face more problems with your teeth later, as you will not receive the care your teeth need. If you have not visited a dentist recently, you might be interested in learning why people go to the dentist. Here are the top three reasons to visit a dental clinic.