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.


The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog

  • 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.

  • 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.