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Exploring The World Of Dentistry

Going to the dentist was always a bit of a thrill for me. I'm not quite sure if it was my mother's promise to pay me $5 for each cavity free visit or the awesome toys my dentist kept in the waiting room that led to my initial love of dentistry, but one thing is for sure. My early love of dentistry has helped me to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile throughout my entire life. I am convinced that the more we know about dentistry and how it can impact our lives, the more likely we will be to develop good oral hygiene habits. That is why I have decided to start this blog so that everyone can have access to the latest information in the world of dentistry.


Minimizing Bad Breath With Natural Methods

If you are one of the 50-65% of people who suffer from chronic halitosis, you are most likely interested in finding ways to minimize or eliminate odor in the mouth effectively. There are several natural breath freshening enhancements that are able to be administered naturally. Here are some ways to minimize bad breath with items you can find in your home or buy in a grocery store.  Check The Spice Cabinet There are several spices that are known to help alleviate the pungency of breath. Read More 

Concerned About Taking Dental X-Rays? This Should Put Your Mind At Ease

When you go to the dentist with a toothache, you'll probably have an X-ray done to check the condition of your tooth, root, and bone. An X-ray is a valuable tool that lets your dentist diagnose root infections, bone loss, cavities, and misaligned teeth. However, you may be concerned about the number of dental X-rays you get over the years since the effect of radiation is cumulative. Here are a few things to know that may put your mind at ease. Read More 

Dental Bridge: Choosing The Right Attachment Method For Your Needs

A dental bridge is a good option for replacing a few teeth. However, before you can get one, it is important to know more about the attachment methods. With this information, you can pick the right type of dental bridge for your personal needs. Fixed Bridge The first option you have is a fixed bridge, which generally has two crowns on each end and the new false teeth in the middle. Read More 

How To Eat After Getting A Tooth Filled

Are you about to get your first tooth filling? If so, you know that you'll have to be careful about how and what you eat for a short time. However, the actual requirements can be a little more involved than just avoiding chewing on one side of your mouth. Many fillings take time to fully set -- and anesthesia takes time to wear off -- so you have to watch out regarding both the types of foods you eat and when you eat them. Read More 

Four Things You Should Know About Insurance And Cosmetic Dentistry

Are you interested in cosmetic dentistry but afraid that your insurance won't cover it? Most people know that cosmetic dentistry isn't usually covered under an insurance plan, but there can be exceptions. Here are a few of the things that you can discuss with either your insurance carrier or your dentist. 1. Your Insurance May Cover Some Cosmetic Dentistry If you have insurance through an employer, you might not be aware that some cosmetic services are already covered. Read More