Sometimes, even with the best dental care possible, we lose one of our teeth. If it is a front tooth, it will probably be a high priority to replace. But if the tooth that’s missing is one that’s not too noticeable, why bother rushing to replace it? Let’s take a look at the reasons why prompt replacement with a dental implant is a good idea,
Has your significant other, or possibly neighbor been complaining about your excessive snoring? Well, did you know that in addition to causing potential relationship issues, snoring can actually pose a risk to your oral health? It’s very possible that a dental issue is actually behind your obnoxious nighttime snoring. Our team of expert sleep dentists in Alexandria VA can help uncover the reason behind your excessive snoring.
So, you have likely arrived here because your dentist informed you that you need your wisdom teeth removed. You’re also probably thinking to yourself: Do I really need to remove my wisdom teeth? Is it required of everyone to do, regardless if they aren’t causing any pain? Although each case is different, we are here to help explain why most dentists recommend removing your wisdom teeth and for what reasons they do so.
I’m sure you have visited your dentist in the past, had your cleaning done, and been told during the exam that you have a cavity in your mouth. You brush twice a day, floss regularly, and visit your dentist twice a year. Yet here you are, surprised by the fact you have a cavity. Sure you occasionally skip flossing,
You are probably like most people these days: A hectic work schedule, possibly a few children at home (or animal) who requires your attention, and very little free time to yourself. That often leads to very little free time when it comes to scheduling appointments to take care of yourself. One of the common appointments people neglect are their routine dental appointments,
Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is found in our water and many of the foods that we consume. Every day we are awake, minerals are added to and lost from the enamel of our teeth simply by eating and living! One of these minerals, called fluoride, is very important when it comes to defending the teeth from bacteria.
I’m sure you’ve arrived on this post for one of two reasons. The first is because you have been told by your dentist or a close acquaintance that you need to wear a night guard. The second is because you know you are grinding your teeth at night and you’re curious as to if a night guard can save your teeth before they become problematic.
Dental implants are one of the newest alternative in tooth replacement. The implant procedure consists of two stages: The placement of the artificial tooth root at our dental office, followed by the dental implant restoration performed by your family dentist. A benefit of visiting us here at Kingstowne Dentistry is that we have a specialist in-house who can place the implant so there’s no need for additional outside office visits.
If 2018 brought along with it New Year’s Resolutions to trim some pounds off your waistline, you’re not alone. In fact, losing extra weight is one of the most common resolutions people make each year.
On top of regularly exercising, weight loss is primarily attributed to making smart food choices in the kitchen.
What is activated charcoal?
Activated charcoal is very similar to the regular charcoal you can fire up your barbeque with, however it is specifically used for medical applications. It’s created by heating up charcoal using a gas that creates large pores in the mineral which trap chemicals. Activated charcoal is more traditionally used to treat intestinal gas,