Archive for July 29, 2014
If you’re tired of sticky denture adhesives that don’t allow you to enjoy your smile the way you want to, it might be time to consider dental implants. Dental implants are tougher and more durable ways to attach replacement teeth, but which method is right for you?
Dental implants are placed in the bone sockets of missing teeth. The jawbone heals around the titanium root for six to 12 weeks, at which point surgery is performed to either attach a porcelain crown or a new set of dentures.
Though dental implants are permanent and act as replacement teeth, they require invasive surgery and
Not all dental care products have to do with brushing and flossing and various ingenious ways to dislodge that last, stubborn popcorn hull from behind your molar. When you think about it, those products really should be called dental “cleaning” products. And yes, I hear your thought forming: “But cleaning is care, isn’t it?” And you’re right, but a more basic kind of care has to do with protecting your enamel from a far more dangerous enemy.
Your teeth are covered by the single hardest substance in your body. Enamel is harder than fingernails and harder than bone. It’s designed to cut, slice, grind, and mash up a huge variety of materials with very little wear and tear. Ironically, the biggest mec