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

  • Considering Dental Implants To Replace Missing Teeth

    24 February 2020

    Teeth that are missing or have a lot of damage and need to be extracted can be a source of concern for some people. If you are missing a significant number of teeth, eating some foods can be difficult, and many people don't feel confident in how they look. Dental implants can replace the missing teeth and offer a better solution for long-term replacement than traditional solutions.  How Implants Work

  • It's Not Worth The Wait: Why You Shouldn't Postpone Emergency Dental Care

    24 February 2020

    If you've suffered a dental emergency, you may think it's safe to wait a few days for treatment. Unfortunately, that's not always the case. What may seem like a minor problem can escalate quite quickly, especially where dental issues are concerned. Before you postpone your emergency dental care, here are four reasons why you shouldn't.  Alleviate Pain If your dental problem is causing you pain, don't wait until normal business hours to call the dentist.

  • Braces: Foods You Can't Eat And Some Potential Substitutes

    24 February 2020

    If you are looking for a straighter, healthier smile, you may be considering getting braces. However, you may be worried about the foods that you won't be able to eat while you are undergoing your orthodontic treatment. While it is true that there are certain foods that are not recommended for you to eat, there are plenty of foods that you can replace them with so that you can still get your fix.

  • Tips For Hiring Family Dentistry Services

    23 February 2020

    When you're trying to get the best from your family's dentistry, you'll need to handle every appointment, question and care to the fullest. When hiring family dentistry services that will help both you and your loved ones, it's important that you find the help of an oral healthcare professional that is great at what they do. There are several professionals you can turn to that will provide excellent oral healthcare to you and your kids, so follow the tips below and do your due diligence so that you can stay healthy and cavity-free.

  • Did Your Child Just Get Approved For Medicaid? 4 Children's Dental Care Services They Are Eligible To Receive

    21 February 2020

    Finally getting that approval letter for your child's Medicaid feels good, and you are naturally eager to start arranging for appointments that take care of their health. Children under the age of 21 are eligible for dental care services that are covered by their health plan. Now, you will need to start looking for a Medicaid dentist who can perform these vital services for your child. Schedule Regular Exams and Cleanings