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Being a first time mom often feels like taking a road trip with no GPS. While there’s bound to be joys and excitement along the way, being a new mom also comes with a lot of questions and even fears. Chances are you’ve spoken with your child’s pediatrician about every health concern under the sun, but what about oral health? Your baby may not visit a dentist yet, but your child’s dental health is definitely something you should have on your radar. Read on for some helpful tips that will help you give your baby a head start on great dental health.
Baby’s first tooth! Now what?
Ever since you brought her home she’s been growing so fast and now a tooth has finally appeared! While it may be too early to buy her her own little toothbrush and other oral health products, it’s certainly (more…)
There’s nothing quite as nice as a warm, healthy smile. However, as with most things involving your body, it’s quite difficult to get it! Teeth are amazing, complex features of your body. They need constant care and professional attention to achieve the proverbial healthy smile most of everyone wants.
This is, however, easier said than done, and the statistics prove it. Nearly three million Americans have dental implants, and every year about half a million more Americans have dental implant procedures done on them. The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) has found that a whopping 69% of American adults between ages 35 and 44 ha (more…)
Maintaining proper oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do to keep your whole body healthy — but it’s about more than just brushing your teeth every night and going to the dentist for a cleaning every year or two.
There are plenty of great dental care products that you can buy in your local drugstore, or even online, that will help you keep your pearly whites clean and bright — but if you’re like most people, you probably don’t know much about what each of these products can do! Here’s a quick guide to a few of the most common and helpful oral hygiene products that you might not be familiar with yet:
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Dentists no longer just do dental cleanings. Lots of Americans are looking for ways to improve their teeth; Americans spend $1.4 billion on tooth whitening products and procedures each year, and the number of teeth whitening procedures, such as dental cleanings, has increased over 300% in the last five years. Dental technologies have developed to fill this need. Numerous techniques exist to treat damaged or discolored teeth, but dental veneers have emerged as a particularly effective treatment. In fact, in the last five years, the use of veneers has skyrocketed over 250%.
Dentists use dental veneers as a bright, strong a (more…)
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Statistics show that over 3 million people in the world have dental implants, an amount that continues to grow by nearly 500,000 individuals each year. Dentists regularly help their patients create the perfect smile through utilizing dental implants. These implants are designed to naturally fuse to bone within the mouth, creating a strong hold. Here [...]
How often do you visit your dentist? Do you go for your normal teeth cleanings or do you go for special procedures like teeth whitening? There are so many benefits to taking care of your teeth. Whether you do that by regularly visiting your dentist or using the best teeth cleaning products at home, a [...]
One of the most important parts of visiting the dentist is receiving a professional cleaning. Proper dental health for children can start as soon as a baby’s teeth first appear. Many parents find their children’s teeth start appearing at about four months. It’s imperative to keep children’s teeth lightly cleaned during these early stages. Eventually, [...]
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