2018

2 Cardiovascular Drugs To Discuss With Your Dentist

If you have high blood pressure or a cardiac arrhythmia, your physician may have prescribed one or more cardiovascular medications to control your symptoms and decrease your risk for heart attack and stroke. While these medications can cause side effects such as fatigue, dizziness, exercise intolerance, and gastrointestinal problems, they can also lead to oral problems. Here are two cardiovascular drugs to discuss with your dentist: Beta Blockers Beta blocker medications such as propranolol are used in the management of chest pain, a fast heart rate, and to lower blood pressure. Read More 

Typical Applications Of Dental No-Prep Veneers

Conventional veneers require moderate teeth preparation, for example, by removing some parts of the enamel to improve veneer. The preparation sometimes creates further problems, such as by introducing or increasing teeth sensitivity. Fortunately, there are no-prep veneers that require minimal or no teeth preparation. Here are some of the typical applications for these no-prep veneers. Bulking Up Teeth Many people consider it aesthetically unappealing to have unusually short or small teeth. Read More 

Factors That Encourage Dental Implants To Heal Fast

Some dental implants heal fast, some take a relatively long time to heal, and a small number even fail. Multiple factors determine which route your dental implant takes. Here are some of the factors that will encourage your dental implant to heal quickly. You Have Adequate Jawbone There needs to be adequate jawbone mass and density. This is because the implant is inserted into your jawbone where it integrates with the bone tissues and strengthens as it heals. Read More 

Tips for Choosing Bonding Materials

If you have small imperfections in your teeth, then you may want to speak with a cosmetic dentist to have chips and other issues repaired. The dental professional may suggest the use of a bonding material to make the repair. Bonding does have some advantages, like the low cost of the procedure, but you should know that there are also some disadvantages. Keep reading to learn about a few so you are able to make an informed choice when it comes to bonding. Read More 

Does Your Child Have An Oral Infection?

Depending on how old your child is, he or she may be unable to let you know that something is wrong. Or your child may not even realize that the pain that he or she is feeling is a sign that there is something negatively going on with their body. For example, when your child is eating, and he or she feels pain in one of his or her teeth, your child may think nothing of it. Read More