9 Results for month: 02/2017

BACTERIA IN THE MOUTH

PORTAL TO THE REST OF THE BODY.Another reason to maintain good oral health routine is to prevent gum bacteria that cause dental plaque to escape from the mouth into the bloodstream.This can trigger blood clots that increase a risk of heart attack and heart disease. Bacteria in the mouth is normal and contributes ... More

TEETH CLEANING

Teeth cleaning is sometimes dreaded. Because of the prodding, noises, and discomfort, it’s normal to feel apprehension. Yet most people find teeth cleaning simple and painless.ImportanceA dental prophylaxis is a cleaning procedure performed to clean the teeth. It helps halt the progression of ... More

SMILE

Your smile is your greeting as well as the first impression when you enter a room. A bright smile is more welcoming and gives the impression of youth. As well as vitality, health, happiness, and warmth. A white smile a healthy smile.There are many treatments that work to improve your smile. Yet teeth ... More

TOOTH REPAIR

A chip in a tooth is when a small piece of tooth has broken off. For proper tooth repair, your dentist may use a filling. If the repair is to a front tooth visible when you smile, your dentist will likely use a bonding procedure. Which uses a tooth-colored composite resin.Bonding is a simple procedure that ... More

FRUIT JUICES

FRUIT JUICES contain a range of vitamins that are good for our general health. Yet they are also often high in natural sugars, which cause tooth decay. In fact, dental erosion is irreversible. This is caused by acid attacking the surface of teeth. Citrus fruit juices, in particular, are very acidic.Other forms of eating ... More

TOOTH EROSION

Do you have gum sensitivity every time you eat or drink anything acidic? Does the enamel on your teeth become softer for a short while? Tooth erosion is a common and often painful condition. Tooth erosion is the wearing away of tooth enamel by acid. Enamel loss often starts as a simple annoyance that can grow into ... More

SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDICATION

All medication, whether taken by mouth or injected, come with a risk of side effects. In fact, hundreds of drugs cause mouth problems.Both over-the-counter drugs and prescription treatments have side effects that affect oral health. Clinical studies show that more than 600 medications cause dry mouth alone. In fact, this is ... More

CAVITIES

Cavities are a result of tooth decay. Tooth decay is damage to teeth and can affect both the outer coating of a tooth and the inner layer. Causes of Decay Bacteria in our mouths turn food into acids. Acid, food debris and saliva combine to form plaque that sticks to our teeth. Acids in plaque dissolve the enamel, creating ... More

TALK THERAPY

From children to adults visiting the dentist's office can be a reason for anxiety. This fear can even develop into a phobia of the dentist the dentist tools and even the dentist chair. Here you will find how talk therapy can help with anxiety and prevent it from becoming a phobia.Cognitive behavioral therapy ... More