Preventing cavities and gum disease is easiest to do if you are able to reduce and eliminate the plaque and tartar buildup from your teeth. To do this, you must understand how plaque and tartar form on your teeth in the first place, and you will then need to take steps to remove it.
What are plaque and tartar?
Plaque is a film that is almost always present on teeth. It develops daily, yet you can remove it daily too.
You like to think of your parents as something close to superheroes. Throughout your life, they have been the ones you could count on to take care of you or make sure you were taking care of yourself. However, before you know it, your superhero parent will have aged, and the roles will begin to reverse. Now you are suddenly in the position of making sure they are okay. You may be the one who is making sure they get to their doctor's appointments, take their medications, eat the way they are supposed to according to their doctor, and have their house clean and tidy.
Have a smile that you feel self conscious about due to how much of your gums show? If so, this is not a problem that you need to live with forever. There is a dental procedure known as crown lengthening, which will make your smile look natural and improve your confidence. Here is what you need to know about having a crown lengthening procedure done.
What Is Crown Lengthening?
The crown lengthening procedure is done in a single day, and requires anesthesia to be used so that you do not feel any pain.
Have you ever wondered what is going on inside your mouth when your dentist is performing a dental cleaning? While you know that he or she is carefully cleaning the teeth and gums, you may have no idea what is actually going on with all the different tools that the dentist is using in your mouth. Although you may not know what is going on, there are several steps that a dentist must take to remove plaque, remove surface stains, and polish the teeth to leave them cleaner and even healthier than they were before.
Are your teeth past the point where they can be saved? Have you taken relatively good care of your mouth but it simply wasn't enough? For a lot of people, there comes a time when there is no longer any point in trying to keep the teeth you have. Although there may be a stigma attached to this for some people, the reality is that it's often an inevitability due simply to genetics.