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 It’s Never too Late to Straighten Your Smile

Braces as an adult? No way. At least, that was what I thought when my dentist told me that I was going to have to see an orthodontist about my crooked teeth. But my teeth were so misaligned that they were causing me pain when I chewed, so I decided to at least look into it. Turns out braces today are nothing like the ones my friends had when I was a kid. Mine were practically invisible, and I didn't need to wear them that long. I started this blog to encourage other people like me who are nervous about the prospect of wearing braces as an adult. My straight smile is so worth the trips to the orthodontist, and wearing braces was nowhere near as bad as I thought. Read on to find out more about how you can straighten your smile.

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It’s Never too Late to Straighten Your Smile

    Answers To Common Wisdom Teeth Extraction Questions

    Needing to have wisdom teeth extracted is a fairly routine procedure that many people will need to go through. However, it can be common for patients that need this procedure to be fairly uninformed about it. If this applies to you, it might be advantageous for you to learn the answers to these commonly asked questions regarding wisdom teeth removals. Why Do You Need To Have The Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

    How To Prepare And Maintain Your New Dental Implant

    Experts suggest that there are over 3 million people in the United States who currently have dental implants and believe that number is growing by about 500,000 a year. With so many dental patients choosing dental implants as an option to correct a problem with their teeth and mouth, the need to understand how to care for that implant is important. Not only is important to care for the dental implant after it is placed in your mouth, but you want to care for the area before and during the restoration process as well.

    Broadening Your View: What You Need To Know About Your Palate Expander

    So you've just learned during a routine visit to the orthodontist that you're going to have to have a device called a "palate expander" glued into your mouth before your adventure in orthodontia is complete, and you're a little lost at sea. If you're looking for simple but in-depth information on how your expander will work, how it will feel, and how long you'll have it, then here's what you need to know.

    Reasons To Prevent Your Child From Sucking A Bottle During Bedtime And Naps

    If you are having trouble weaning your child from a bottle, you may have concerns about his or her oral health. Baby bottle decay is a condition that occurs due to the exposure of a child's teeth to decay-causing sugars from the use of a bottle, especially during times of rest. Here are a few reasons to prevent your child from using a bottle during naps and other periods of rest.

    From The Past To The Future: High-Tech Cavity Prevention Tools You Should Know About

    The usual way you go about preventing cavities in your mouth is to follow a few simple rules: brush twice a day, floss once, and use mouthwash if you're trying to be the cleanest you can be. But for some people who are more prone to cavities than others, all the brushing and flossing and swishing of mouthwash in the world can still end with the dentist proclaiming those dreaded words – "

    Toothache Treatments For Home Care

    If you are getting toothaches, the best thing you can do is to get in to see the dentist as soon as possible. However, you may be left dealing with the pain for a day or so before you are able to be seen. Toothaches can happen for a lot of reasons, a few examples being cavities, exposed nerves, broken teeth, infections and gum disease. There are things you can do to help your tooth feel better while you wait to be seen.

    The Process Of Getting A Dental Implant

    Having a dental implant is a drawn out process. It takes a few return visits to the dentist that are spread out over the span of several months. Tom many patients this is a stressful process. However, if you know what to expect, it is not too bad. You can be prepared and have less stress leading up to each visit. Removal of the Existing Tooth An implant becomes necessary when so much of the tooth has decayed that it is basically beyond repair.

    How To Care For Your New Dental Veneers

    The process for getting dental veneers involves shaving off a layer of the enamel on your teeth. This means that you must keep your dental veneers for the rest of your life, because having them removed will expose the surface of your teeth due to the missing enamel. Not taking care of your dental veneers can lead to them prematurely failing, becoming discolored, or tooth loss that will cause veneers to fail.