How Adults Wearing Dental Braces Can Maintain Good Oral Hygiene and Keep Their Appliances in Good Shape
1 August 2017
Like many other adult dental patients, you may not fancy the idea of having to wear braces, but that might be the only effective way to move your teeth into proper alignment. If your dentist has determined that you are eligible for dental braces, you might be wondering about how you can maintain proper dental hygiene while wearing braces and keep the orthodontic appliances in tiptop condition.
Here are some useful tips you should follow to achieve these goals.
4 Medications Which Can Damage Your Oral Health
14 March 2017
Many people do not realise that common medications could be harming their dental health. Below is a guide to 4 drugs which could be causing damage to your teeth and gums.
Antacids often contain high levels of sugar. The sugar is added so that the chewable tablets taste pleasant. However, this sugar will coat your teeth and provide an ideal food source for bacteria. Antacids can also cause your mouth to become dry, which creates the perfect environment for bacteria growth and can result in tooth decay.
Dental Health Issues That You Should Protect Yourself From As You Age
24 February 2017
As people age, the body goes through various changes which can sometimes give rise to new health problems. Among the issues that you may experience as you get older is deterioration in your overall oral health. However, unlike most health problems, you may not be aware of oral issues until they have become drastic. Read on to find out some of the oral problems that you may be exposed so that you can take the right measures to protect yourself from them.
Avoid These Foods If You Have Sensitive Teeth
20 December 2016
The holiday season is here with us. Most households prepare the biggest meals of the year at this time. If you have sensitive teeth, you need to keep off certain foods. Holiday buffets make it easy to trigger teeth sensitivity or even make it worse.
Here are some of the foods you need to either avoid or limit your intake of:
Vinaigrette salad dressings
Eating salads is healthy after filling up on holiday sides such as stuffing, ham, and turkey.