4 Avoidable Habits That Could Be Ruining Your Teeth
20 August 2015
Caring for your teeth can sometimes be tricky. Even if you brush and floss several times a day, little habits may be inadvertently sabotaging your quest for perfect teeth. Here are a couple of habits that you should change to protect your oral health:
Most people are aware that the sugar in carbonated soft drinks is bad for your teeth. It feeds the oral bacteria in your mouth and promotes the development of plaque.
How Can You Get Better Mammogram Results If You Have Implants?
6 August 2015
When you have breast implants, there is a possibility that the images taken during a mammogram can be obscured. Unfortunately, this can hurt your chances of your doctor detecting the presence of breast cancer in its earliest stages. If you have breast implants and are planning on getting a mammogram, here is what you need to know beforehand.
Why Is It Difficult to Get Accurate Images?
Regardless of if you have silicone or saline implants, the images can be obscured.
The Advantages Of A Pediatric Cosmetic Dentist
28 July 2015
A cosmetic pediatric dentist is specifically qualified to work on your children's teeth as opposed to adult's teeth. After 4 years of regular dental school a pediatric dentist will go to school for 2 more years just so that they can specialize in the oral health of children. So is it worth taking your children to a pediatric dentist over a general or family dentist? You decide. Below are some of the differences of a pediatric cosmetic dentist.
3 Drugs That Can Contribute To Gingivitis
29 June 2015
A type of gum disease known as gingivitis can lead to inflammation and bleeding gum tissue, and if not treated, may lead to tooth loss. While inadequate dental hygiene and certain systemic illnesses can cause problems with your gums, both prescription and over-the-counter medications may also lead to gingivitis.
Prescription medications known as beta blockers are used in treating high blood pressure, chest pain, cardiac arrhythmia, and anxiety. While side effects commonly associated with these drugs include fatigue, exercise intolerance, dizziness, and gastrointestinal problems, gingivitis may also occur.