Archive for February, 2014

12
Feb

Three Effective Ways to Improve Your Smile

Written by Dental Magazine. Posted in Adult braces cost, Eau claire bleach teeth, Eau claire cosmetic family dentist

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Did you know that tooth enamel is the hardest surface in the body? However, tooth decay, which is primarily caused by a strain of bacteria called Streptococcus Mutans, can negatively affect the appearance of teeth. Tooth decay not only causes teeth to lose their aesthetic appeal, but it also sometimes leads to tooth loss, as well. Fortunately, there are several ways to improve the appearance of teeth, and each one is beneficial in its own way.

1. Dentures. Dentures have been one of the most common ways to treat tooth loss since the 18th century. Early types of dentures were made of animal teeth, ivory, human teeth, or porcelain, and many dentures today are made of acrylic resin. It is also possible to get one day dentures, which allow you to treat tooth loss more quickly.

2. Dental implants. Dental

07
Feb

Dental Picks The Untold Story

Written by Dental Magazine. Posted in Dental care products, Oral health products, Tongue cleaners

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Bill Cosby said, “Dentists tell you not to clean your teeth with any sharp, metal objects. But when you go there, the first thing they grab is a metal hook…”

Those hooks are actually called “dental picks”, and they’re one of the most common tools in the dentistry trade. But Mr. Cosby has a great point: how can it possibly be safe to scrape your teeth with a pointy piece of metal? On paper, it can seem like a scary prospect, but factors such as metal type, shape, and thickness that absolutely make dental picks the right tool for maintaining your dental health.

The metal used is most often a rust-resistant stainless steel. Steel is strong and flexible, and rust-resistance is a must, given the naturally humid working environment of dental picks. Stainless steel can also be a light and agile metal in the righ

06
Feb

What Can a Cosmetic Dentist Do For You?

Written by Dental Magazine. Posted in Same day dental implants, Veneers new jersey

Old bridge dental care

Did you know that toothbrush bristles can harbor bacteria? Therefore, it is incredibly wise to rinse your brush in hot water after each use, and it is also wise to replace it if you have been sick, or every three months regardless. Good oral hygiene habits are the key to avoiding paying cosmetic dental costs, although for some people, cosmetic dental treatments are necessary.

One of the most common treatments for dental problems is dental implant surgery. Dental implants have a success rate of up to 98 percent and actually generally last a lifetime with proper care. However, they are a form of dental surgery, so the treatment is often painful and expensive, although most people agree tha