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

  • 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.

  • Why You Should Get Your Teeth Whitened This Summer

    15 July 2020

    It is important to maintain your dental hygiene. If you want to take things a step further, you can always invest in cosmetic procedures, such as teeth whitening. There are some individuals that will undergo these types of procedures when they need to get ready for a special event like a wedding, but there are others who will schedule teeth whitening appointments every so often to maintain a pearly white smile.

  • Dental Implants Before And After Orthodontics

    10 July 2020

    If you want a dental implant but also want to have your teeth straightened, then you may be trying to decide on whether you should work with your dentist to have the implant secured before or after the orthodontic treatment. Well, there are cases where it is wise to get implants beforehand, while other situations should involve implant treatments after teeth straightening. After Orthodontics If your missing tooth is an obvious one that sits in the front of the mouth, then you may want to have it replaced as soon as possible.

  • 4 Common Myths About Teeth Whitening

    9 July 2020

    When a person's permanent teeth first emerge, they are pearly and white. Over time, those pearly white teeth can begin to look yellow due to age-related changes and lifestyle factors. Teeth whitening treatment is one of the easiest and most effective ways to remove stains from teeth. Unfortunately, there are many myths about teeth whitening floating around. Learning the truth about the procedure can put you at ease when considering teeth whitening services.