Don't Let Dieting Impact Your Oral Health

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Don't Let Dieting Impact Your Oral Health

Like many people who need to lose a few pounds, I try diet after diet in an attempt to find one that finally works for me. I learned the hard way that I need to make sure any diet will not harm my teeth, even if it does help me lose a few pounds. I learned this lesson when following a grapefruit diet. There are many versions of this, but the version I tried had me eat a grapefruit alone several times each day. It was supposed to suppress my appetite. I helped keep me from munching on unhealthy snacks, but the acid in the fruit took a toll on my tooth enamel and I quickly started getting lots of cavities. I created this blog to remind people that change up their diets often to make sure the foods they are eating are not harming their teeth.

4 Tips For Using Clear Dental Aligners

Not satisfied with the alignment of your teeth, but never wanted to do anything about it because you don't like the look of braces? If so, the solution you're looking for is clear dental aligners. These custom-made aligners move your teeth into the right position, all while using trays that are practically invisible to others. Here are a few tips for using clear aligners. Keep Them In As Much As Possible Read More 

Should You Get Full-Arch Dental Implants? 4 Signs They Might Be Right For You

Many patients are familiar with single dental implants that replace a missing tooth. Patients with missing teeth often get replacement solutions, such as bridges and dentures, to cover many dental gaps. But what if someone told you that you could get full-arch implants? They are made up of an entire row of artificial teeth, like dentures, but are supported using implants. Your next concern will probably be if you are an ideal candidate for whole-arch implants. Read More 

What To Expect With Your First Dental Implant Procedure Appointment

Getting a dental implant usually involves a few visits to a dentist, so you can expect the process to possibly take months from your first visit until you get the permanent crown. The first dental implant procedure appointment may be just an evaluation and discussion about what will happen in future appointments. Here are some things you might expect during your first dental implant appointment. An Evaluation Of Your Bone Read More 

Do You Have Dental Crowns? 4 Instances You Should Visit A Family Dentist

After undergoing a root canal procedure, dental filling, or implant placement, your family dentist might install a crown as the last step in the restoration treatment. Although the cap is usually hard and doesn't decay, it might still be susceptible to damage. Some patients encounter dental crown issues that need attention. Therefore, if you have dental crowns, the following are signs that it is time to see a family dentist for help. Read More 

Three Different Ways To Treat Gum Disease At Home

Gum disease, also known as gingivitis in its early stage and periodontal disease, affects about 47 percent of adults aged 30 or higher. The most common symptoms of gum disease include inflammation in your gums, red gums, bleeding from your gums when you brush your teeth, or receding gums. If you are suffering from gum disease, there are a few at-home treatments that you can use to treat gum disease. Here are a few of those at-home treatments. Read More