Proper oral hygiene can ensure a bright smile, but you also need to watch what you eat and drink; certain foods and beverages can discolor your teeth. If you want to protect your pearly whites, read on for some common food items and drinks that stain your teeth.
If you have a family history of gum disease, then you are more likely to have problems with your gums. According to the American Dental Association, genetics is a risk factor for developing gum disease. This disease usually starts out as gingivitis, which is characterized by swollen, tender gums that may bleed during brushing. If left untreated, it can develop into periodontitis and eventually lead to tooth loss. Unlike other controllable risk factors such as smoking or poor oral hygiene, your genetic makeup is out of your control.
Have you ever noticed that after eating a bucket of popcorn or a few pieces of candy, you almost always end up with something stuck between your teeth you just can’t seem to get out? At Snow Family Dentistry, we know it can be frustrating to feel that extra pressure on your teeth.
Dentures are a dental appliance used to replace missing teeth. They are held in place by remaining gum tissue and jaw bone along the dental arch, occasionally with help from denture creams and adhesives.
While dentures can help both men and women regain a beautiful, confident smile, they are not suitable for all dental patients.Continue reading