How Can Your Dentist Fix The Gap Between Your Two Front Teeth?

Celebrities like Anna Paquin and Lara Stone have made tooth gaps more acceptable, but if you still can't stand that gap between your two front teeth, you don't have to go on living with it. Your best bet is to visit a cosmetic dentist. He or she may recommend one of these treatments to close or camouflage your tooth gap. Braces or Invisible Aligners Sometimes the space between your two front teeth exists because all of your teeth are located just a little further " Read More 

Common Oversights in Caring for Baby Teeth—And Why You Should Avoid Them

Babies begin teething around 6 months of age, and they start losing these teeth when they're about 5 or 6 years old. Though the baby teeth are temporary, they are of utmost importance for a child's overall health and future dental health. For this reason, it is essential that you, as a parent, do all that you can to keep your child's baby teeth in good shape. Here's a closer look at why baby teeth are so important, a few common oversights parents make when it comes to caring for them. Read More 

Denture Stomatitis—What it Is & What You Can Do

Getting adjusted to dentures can take some time, and mild discomfort is to be expected during the first stages for wearers. However, infection is not a normal outcome for denture wearers, and one such infection, denture stomatitis, can be partially-debilitating. As a result, some denture wearers suffering from denture stomatitis will avoid using their dentures and be unable to enjoy the full use of their appliance. Fortunately, there are treatment options for individuals with denture stomatitis, including some new herbal options, and you can read more about them below. Read More 

Naturally Maintain Bright Teeth Between Professional Whitening Treatments

Scheduling regular whitening treatments with your dentist is an effective way to enjoy a bright smile year-round as you age, but some of your lifestyle habits – such as drinking coffee, enjoying chocolate, and chewing on sugary gum – may make it tough to maintain that bright smile between your professional treatments. Luckily, there are a few easy recipes you can use to naturally maintain your white teeth between dentist visits. Read More 

Parkinson’s Disease And Dental Health: What You Need To Know

Doctors diagnose 60,000 Americans with Parkinson's disease every year, and experts estimate that around one million people in the United States now have this condition. Parkinson's disease causes problems with vital nerve cells in the brain, and the condition leads to a variety of serious and increasingly debilitating side effects. If you or someone you love has Parkinson's disease, learn how the disease can affect dental health, and find out what you can do to look after your teeth and gums. Read More