Keeping your teeth young
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Keeping your teeth young

As we get older suddenly we realised many things we didn't appreciate about being young - being fit, having smooth skin and having all your own teeth. As our loose teeth (and bridges) struggle to deal with chewier food we start eating bland mush and, there is no easy way to say this, OLD PEOPLE FOOD. I'm determined not to let that happen to me and I'm doing everything I can to keep my own teeth as long as possible, and when that's not possible to get the best possible teeth replacement. If you are like me and want to keep on eating whatever you want, I think you'll like my site. It's all about dental health and teeth replacement & maintenance.

Keeping your teeth young

  • Can You Have Veneers If You Have Bruxism?

    15 April 2016

    If you grind your teeth a lot, especially at night, you may be suffering from bruxism. While this condition may not adversely affect every person who grinds their teeth, excessive bruxism may affect your teeth over time. For example, the constant grinding you suffer from may wear down your teeth or affect their enamel coating. If you have had some cosmetic damage to your teeth, you may be thinking about having veneers fitted to cover up the wear and tear; however, your dentist may be less keen to use this treatment.

  • How to Manage Tooth Abscess Pain Until You Get to the Dentist

    30 March 2016

    If you get a regular toothache at night or during the weekend when your dentist's office is closed, you may be able to manage the pain with over-the-counter medications until your dentist is open for business again. This may not be so easy if you have an abscess on your tooth. Abscess pain can be very bad. Typically, your tooth will be extremely sensitive and may throb painfully or feel tense all of the time, making it hard for you to find relief.

  • How Fibromyalgia Sufferers Can Reduce The Discomfort Of A Dental Visit

    16 March 2016

    Fibromyalgia is not an easy condition to live with at the best of times, as any sufferer will tell you, and doctors have come up with various ways to reduce the pain and discomfort of living with this debilitating illness day to day. However, a trip to the dentist's chair is never a pleasant experience, even for people with perfect health -- combining the stresses of a dental procedure with the symptoms of fibromyalgia can quickly lead to an unbearable situation.

  • Options Available When Seeking Tooth Replacement

    23 February 2016

    When you lose one or multiple teeth, it is imperative to seek out restorative treatment options. Depending on the number of teeth lost, you could end up having your ability to chew impaired. Additionally, gaps in your jawbone could lead to crowding or tipping of your other teeth. Not to mention that tooth loss could also affect your overall appearance, hence, dealing a blow to your self-esteem. One of the most efficient ways of ensuring that your oral health is not compromised is by opting for false teeth.

  • How to Prepare For a Child's First Dental Appointment

    2 February 2016

    Visiting the dentist for the first time can be a little intimidating for some children, especially if they don't know what to expect. Often, they are thrown into a new environment where a stranger tries to poke around in their teeth. It's no wonder that some kids play up or refuse to open their mouths at all. To make things easier for you, your little one and your dentist, take some time to prepare them for the first visit.