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

  • 3 Ways To Get Rid Of Tetracycline Stains

    30 July 2020

    If you have ever taken a tetracycline antibiotic, you may have stained teeth. The severity of the stains varies from person to person. Stained teeth caused by exposure to this antibiotic may appear gray, black, brown, or a bluish purple. Unfortunately, traditional teeth whitening options are not effective in completely eliminating tetracycline staining. Many of them will not render any noticeable reports. The following points will help you to understand some options a dentist might recommend to correct permanent stains on teeth.

  • 5 Ways That A Dental Cleaning Benefits Your Child

    29 July 2020

    No matter how old a child is, they can benefit from dental cleaning. Just one or two dental cleanings per year can help to protect your child's teeth against a range of issues that might have long-term effects on their dental health. Here are some of the ways that dental cleaning can benefit your child's oral health. 1. Protects Against Staining Between brushing, plaque builds up on teeth, especially near the gum line.

  • Will Brushing My Teeth After Coffee Help To Prevent Staining?

    28 July 2020

    A strong cup of coffee in the morning is a good way to start your day. Coffee improves concentration and boosts your alertness so is great before a day at the office. But one downside of coffee is that it can stain your teeth. The tannins in coffee are extremely sticky. As you drink coffee, tannins stick to your teeth and tongue, leaving a furry-feeling film. Unfortunately, tannins trap staining molecules.

  • What's A Nonsurgical Facelift, Anyway?

    24 July 2020

    When you hear the word "facelift," you almost certainly think of a procedure that involves making a few incisions along your hairline, removing skin, and suturing the tissue back together for a tighter, lifted experience. So when you hear the term "nonsurgical facelift," you may instantly wonder how anyone might remove and lift the skin without making any cuts. Well, here's the thing: a nonsurgical facelift is not an actual facelift, per se.

  • 6 Things You Shouldn't Do After A Tooth Extraction

    17 July 2020

    If your tooth is badly decayed or damaged, your dentist may recommend extracting it. Tooth extraction is one of the most common dental procedures and typically takes less than an hour to complete. It is important to take good care of yourself to ensure a smooth recovery. Here are six things you should not do after a tooth extraction. Eating Hard Foods Although you might have a taste for a steak after your tooth extraction procedure, you should avoid eating hard foods for at least a few days.