It’s a question dentists get more than you might think: Is coffee really bad for your teeth? The answer isn’t necessarily a “yes” or “no.” Like many things, it has a lot to do with quantity, quality and the ever-elusive pursuit for “moderation.” Don’t give up on your favorite cup of joe just yet. Instead, inform yourself on what steps you should take to enjoy coffee, while also maintaining the health integrity and appearance of your teeth.
Five Teen Dental Care Practices that Are On Fleek and Easy to Keep!
Did you know that according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial research, 20 percent of children between the ages of 12 and 19 have untreated tooth decay? Another report by the American Dental Association (ADA) reveals that teens have some of the highest rates in tooth decay overall, tend to have poor nutritional habits, and an increased chance of traumatic injury and periodontal disease. Teen Dental Care can go a long way in ensuring your teen is practicing best oral hygiene practices in a modern world with safety and success.
Teething. You might know it as that time in your infant’s life where they constantly cry in pain and chew on anything they can mash into their mouths. Of course teeth emerging means more than just weeping and gnashing of teeth, it means your have another thing to include in your regiment of child-rearing; brushing your child’s teeth.
A lot of people out are actually damaging their teeth every day either without knowing or without caring. We’ve compiled the 4 biggest offenders, and while we don’t think any of them will shock you, it’s good to be reminded of them and get into a habit of fixing the issue.
We’ve all been at the grocery store or CVS, staring at the toothpaste until we see the one we like. After grabbing it, we notice a large display to either side selling what appears to be hundreds of gallons of mouthwash. Some of us grab it on instinct and use it regularly, and others pass it by without a second thought. Think about it though, why is this clearly popular product something that so many are willing to walk by? Are the benefits as effective as the colorful labels would lead you to believe? The answer like all things, might not be exactly what you expect!
The fast-paced teen lifestyle that has been adopted into modern culture may be contributing to a lower overall oral hygiene than we have ever seen before. From to-go bars, soft drinks, and the fast food revolution, teens are at higher risk than ever of needing massive amounts of oral care, and in some cases oral surgery.
If you’ve ever suffered from an impacted Wisdom tooth, you know that it’s something that you want to avoid at all costs. In fact, a lot of experts will recommend early wisdom tooth removal over emergency extractions. Even so, it’s possible and in some cases even likely that you might have symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth before a removal can be recommended. If that happens, you need to know what to look for and how to react!
When you were a baby the last thing on your mind was having good oral hygiene. Between crying, pooping, and hair pulling you didn’t have the time to keep up with your oral hygiene! Did you know a majority of parents understand that oral habits are responsible for their child’s oral health, yet nearly 90% of parents say that their children’s oral health isn’t as good as it could be! This is a disconnect that needs to be addressed, and can be fixed very easily! We’ve got some great tips for you, so read on!
It’s finally starting to feel like winter outside. Soon we’ll have sledding, snowmen, and hot cocoa. It may be fun and games for most but for some the winter brings more brutal side effects. With the cold and buffeting winds a lot of people experience dried skin, chapped lips, and even tooth pain. Luckily there are ways to combat all of this, and we’re especially good with the tooth pain!