Taking medication that your doctor prescribes is a must, but prescribed medications can have unwanted side effects. One of the most common problems that people face, when taking medications, is the side effect of dry mouth. If you've noticed that your mouth seems like it's chronically dry, it could be causing issues with your oral health. Here's what you should know about your condition and what it could spell out for your dental health future.
When you first get your dental implants, you may worry that you will have to make major changes to the way you take care of your teeth that will take up a lot of time. Fortunately, since implants are strong and durable, you only need to make a couple of minor changes to your oral hygiene regimen to ensure that they last a long time while staying in optimal condition.
You wear braces and you want your teeth to be improved. Your braces feel good for the most part, but you want to know that it's okay to go to the dentist if you have some issues with your braces. Here are reasons you need to go to the orthodontist when your braces are bothering you.
Your braces are making your gums bleed
Are your gums bleeding a lot? Do you have sores around your gums that make it hard to chew or talk?
Has it been a while since you had your teeth cleaned or otherwise looked at? Do you have concerns or phobias about visiting a dental office? For many people, getting a dental exam can be even scarier and more anxiety-inducing than going skydiving or handling a venomous snake. If you also feel this way, you're not alone. Of course, it doesn't matter how many other people are dealing with the situation; it isn't going to make it any easier for you to overcome your fears and get the care your teeth need.
Dental veneers are a major investment in the aesthetic appearance of your teeth. And, in your attempt to keep the tooth coverings as white, bright, and healthy looking as possible, you may actually be doing some things to damage the veneers. Keep reading to learn about a few aggressive tactics that may be causing veneer damage.
Dental veneers absolutely need to be brushed every day, and you should be working hard to keep your veneers clean.