What To Expect During Your First Week With Dental Braces
27 December 2016
If you are apprehensive about getting your new set of braces installed on your teeth later this week, then you are not alone. Teenagers everywhere have been in your same situation previously and all have lived to tell the tale! Thankfully, since dental braces have been used to correct smiles for many decades, there is a lot of information available about how your new braces will feel during the week after they are installed.
Tips For Cleaning The Arch Wires Of Your Braces
7 December 2016
If you have recently had traditional metal braces secured on your teeth, then your orthodontist or cosmetic dentist has likely informed you that you need to clean the teeth carefully. If you do not, then food and bacteria can gather around metal brackets and create pits around each brace. This can create a serious and unappealing decay problem. If you want to prevent this, then you will need to learn how to clean underneath the arch wires.
2 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Teeth Cleaning
18 November 2016
When you go in for a regular dental checkup, you are going to have the opportunity to get your teeth professionally cleaned by a dental hygienist or dental assistant. This is something that can be very beneficial for the health of your teeth, and can help you out a great deal in terms of having healthy teeth between dental visits. However, if you really want to get the most out of your teeth cleaning, there are a few things that you can do.
Sealing The Deal: What You Need To Know About Dental Sealants
28 October 2016
There are many, many ways of protecting your teeth against potentially harmful bacteria and habits. However, even if you brush four times a day, floss twice, use mouthwash after every meal, religiously avoid sugar and carbs, and only (and constantly) drink water, there's still a chance that you'll be vulnerable to a cavity or two in your lifetime. So what if there was a way to further protect your teeth against bacteria that aims to infect and destroy them?