Why Common Courtesy Is So Important When It Comes To Dentist Appointments
20 February 2015
When you make a dental appointment, you are saying to your dentist and his or her office that you plan on being there at the time and date specified. If you blow off the appointment or forget, and then do not make a phone call to explain, you put your dentist in a tight spot. Some people think very little of calling after the fact, but the point is that your dentist was expecting you and a little common courtesy goes a long way.
What To Do With Sensitive Gag Reflex
10 February 2015
A sensitive gag reflex is one of the most annoying and frustrating things in the world, especially when it comes to receiving any kind of dental procedures. When you have sensitive gag reflexes, your tongue often disowns food that it feels is unsafe for your body. This can be irritating when you're trying to undergo a dental procedure peacefully. Since a sensitive gag reflex often gets in the way of you getting a properly done dental treatment, it's then safe to say that it also gets in the way of you trying to develop a bright, beautiful, and healthy smile.
What Is The Difference Between An Overbite, Underbite, And Crossbite?
28 January 2015
When it comes to jaw alignment issues, you have one of three problems: an overbite, an underbite, or a crossbite. The way your teeth are aligned in conjunction with your jaw will determine which of these you have. All of them can be treated by orthodontic treatment, though the exact treatment you need might vary slightly. Here is more information about these jaw and bite issues:
What is an underbite?
How To Handle Dental Emergencies Until You Can See Your Dentist
21 January 2015
A dental emergency is something you need to see your dentist for right away instead of making an appointment. Sometimes it's necessary to see your dentist (or any available emergency dentist) within the hour so you have the best chance of repairing any damage. Regardless of your emergency, there are things you can do in between an accident and the time you can see your dentist to help relieve pain, reduce the risk of infections and increase the chance your teeth can be restored.