Are you embarrassed by your bad breath? It’s a common fear most people have, that they are speaking to people with smelly breath, and there’s nothing more embarrassing than having to cover your mouth while you speak - or sneak a smell of your own breath, but what is causing it? There are many culprits to bad breath, you just need to figure out which is your cause. Going to your dentist is always an option, but here are some things to think about if you’re suffering.
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When it comes to understanding jaw pain it’s important to note that this could be related to an oral health issue. A numerous number of people suffer from facial and jaw pain. However, because this pain is can come and go it often is noticed when it’s sporadic and is then forgotten when it’s fleeting. This leads to a delay in treatment or an avoidance of seeking treatment all together. Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is one condition that a patient can get diagnosed with if they are experiencing jaw pain. Your dentist is the only one who can provide you with a full and comprehensive exam to determine if you in fact are suffering from TMJ related jaw pain.
Contrary to popular belief sugar doesn’t necessarily create a cavity, it actually conditions your mouth to create the cavity. As unpleasant as this sounds, your mouth is filled with hundreds of bacteria. These are actually very beneficial to sustaining a healthy oral ecosystem. Unfortunately, those helpful bacteria will start to feed off the sugar in your mouth.
If you have a sensitive teeth problem, you might want to schedule an appointment to examine your gums. At Shenandoah Valley Implant Institute our expert dental team can help you if you're in need of treatment for gum recession in the Harrisonburg and Winchester, VA area.Dr. Saunders has decades of experience helping patients recover their smiles and improving their gum's wellbeing.
Dental Implants are the best solution for missing teeth, but how do you know when it’s the right time to get dental implants. If you are unsatisfied with your smile and you are suffering from missing teeth, then dental implants would be the best option for you. This is partly because dental implants is a permanent tooth loss replacement. Also, the structure and design of dental implants causes them to feel and also function just like your natural teeth. Meaning you won’t have restrictions and you’ll have a better smile.
Receding gums should not be ignored because they are the most major warning sign of gum disease. If you notice that your gums are receding it would be best advised that you make an appointment with a periodontist to get your mouth fully examined by a trained professional. Also, if you have noticed that your gums are receding it’s important to know the reasons why this receding gums issue is occurring:
Gum disease can cause severe irritation of the gums, and to get rid of gum disease, the process was painful. Now, with new dental advances, patients no longer have to worry about painful gum disease procedures and long healing time.
Doctors now are turning to laser gum therapy. Laser therapy now kills the diseased gum without knives and sutures. The laser penetrates the area, killing off any of the infected spot, in a minimally invasive way, so healing time goes down and so does gum bleeding.
Every time you visit your dentist, you may receive a new toothbrush from them. While you may take it as a token for the ‘trauma’ you think you’ve just faced, but reality is it’s because of how frequently you should be changing your toothbrush. It is recommended by the American Dental Association, or the ADA that you should change your toothbrush every three to four months, or when your bristles become frayed. Why is it so important to change your toothbrush so often?
It is common knowledge that dental implants can be quite expensive, but it can also be said that the ends justify the means. In other words, the benefits that a person would receive after having dental implant surgery would outweigh the cost. Starter implants cost about $1,000 if one tooth is being replaced. However, on the other hand more advanced dental implants can cost as much as $30,000 for a full set of teeth. Your insurance may not cover the cost of dental implants because they might consider it to be a cosmetic procedure but reach out to your dentist to inquire about a finance plan.
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