Solutions to Dental Problems that Come with Age

dental problems coming with ageIf by now you were blessed with healthy teeth and suddenly you have started developing cavities, you may wonder why it is so. The fact is, with age we enter the next round of cavity prone period of our life. One of the commonest causes of cavities in older individuals is dry mouth. Dry mouth is actually not an essential part of aging. But it is one of the side-effects of over 500 medications, including those for allergies and asthma, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, depression or anxiety, pain, Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease. So, you will now understand the importance of telling your dentist about all your current medications. …

Get Your Life’s Joys Back with Snap On Dentures

snap on denturesIf you have lost your teeth and so, are wearing dentures, you might have considered it as your destiny to bear with the problems they bring. You have lost the joy of eating, you can’t chew properly, you can’t enjoy the real taste of food! And all these problems are your destiny according to you. But what if I tell you that this can be changed? Will you believe it? But it’s true. And this wonderful thing that will change your destiny is Snap On Dentures!…

4 Awesome Tips to Make Your Child Comfortable with the Dentist

pediatric dentist rancho bernardoIf you are repenting over your own teeth because you were not taken to a dentist regularly, you will ensure to take your kids to a dentist for a regular checkup so that their teeth stay in good shape. However, children are not very happy to go to a dentist (and probably to any doctor) which is natural. If an unknown person wearing a mask pokes many unusual, hard and bad-tasting instruments in her/his mouth, the child is bound to be scared. Here are some tips that will help you out to make your child comfortable while visiting your dentist.…

Importance of Regular Dental Checkups

Twin Peaks Dentist 1Most people don’t understand the importance of regular visits to dentists. They visit a dentist only when their teeth start aching, gums start bleeding or any such problem occurs. Actually the whole set of our teeth is so important that it deserves to keep in proper shape. Mouth is one of the major entry gates for whatever goes into our body and teeth do the important job of making it suitable for entering our body. We forget that our teeth work hard and we just ignore them. Result? Cavities, bleeding gums, bad breath, gingivitis and so many tooth problems! In such a condition, don’t you think that a regular dental …

Sinus Lift – Great Help in Dental Implants

sinus-lift and bone graftingThe maxillary sinus always has to be considered primarily while placing dental implants in the posterior part of upper jaw. Many times maxillary sinus floor escallops around the roots of maxillary premolar and molar teeth. This happens particularly with maxillary first and second molars. Because of this, during extraction of these teeth, there may not be sufficient bone height available for supporting dental implants in posterior maxilla and here sinus lift procedure to the maxillary sinus floor is required.…

Importance of Early Orthodontic Checkup

braces and smilesMost people wrongly think that orthodontic treatment is to be done at the age of adolescence and not before that. The fact is if orthodontic checkup is done while the primary teeth are still present, the orthodontist can discover problems with teeth and jaw growth much earlier. But parents decide to wait till their child has all her or his permanent teeth. However it is recommended by the AAO (American Association of Orthodontists) that every child should get orthodontic checkup before the age of 7 years. Dr. Brian Lee from Braces and Smiles – Forest Hills Queens Top Orthodontist for Invisalign and Braces emphasizes this very fact.…