2 Tips To Avoid Soft Tissue Irritation Around Dental Implants When Using An At Home Whitening Kit

While an at-home whitening kit is available to all individuals, there is a bit of a learning curve. A dentist can perform a whitening procedure in the dental office with ease due to experience. In your case, you may find he entire procedure challenging and messy. The messiness can result in whitening gel that makes it on the gum tissue around your dental implants and results in soft tissue irritation. The tissue around your dental implants is already sensitive due to the implant placement. Read More 

Why Dental Implants Are So Good At Keeping Your Jaw Strong

If your dentist is discussing the idea of dental implants with you, they may have mentioned that dental implants are extremely helpful in keeping your jaw bones strong. This is true, but you might if you want to know the specifics as to why that is, you've come to the right place. Read on to learn more about how dental implants can keep your jaw strong. Why Dentures Are Inferior Read More 

4 Ways To Properly Care For Your Child’s Teeth

As most children grow older, they enjoy becoming more autonomous especially when it comes to personal hygiene. If you have shown your child the correct way to brush his or her teeth, you might think that regular visits to the pediatric dentist is the only thing else that you have to do. On the other hand, if you use the following four tips to care for your child's teeth you can ensure that your child will have fewer cavities, stronger tooth enamel and a better understanding of the importance of oral care Read More 

Refused Dental Care: Untreated Disorders And Health Problems As The Cause

Most people expect to walk into a dentist's office and receive dental care. They do not expect to be turned away or refused care or restorative dental procedures based on health reasons. It is becoming more common to refuse general dental and restorative dental care based upon undiagnosed and untreated disorders and health problems. The dentist does have to tell you why he or she has refused care. Here are some of those disorders and health problems that will get you sent home without sitting in the dental exam chair. Read More 

Understanding Dental Implant Peri-Implantitis

If you decide to have a dental implant placed to replace a missing tooth, then you will need to pay close attention to the device. This is especially true when the implant is first inserted. However, you need to inspect the implant closely even once the device fully heals. You specifically want to look out for an infected implant. Keep learning to find out about the signs of an infection and to understand what your dentist will do about the problem. Read More