If you have an immune condition, such as HIV or leukemia, and you develop oral thrush, you should contact your doctor right away since this may be a sign that your immune system is suffering. However, if you are otherwise healthy, and you develop an overgrowth of yeast in your mouth, you can start by trying to treat the condition at home. Here's a look at three home remedies that may help you get rid of the white, coated tongue and cheeks that go along with oral thrush. [Read More]
Properly Using Your Teeth Whitening Gel Tray
Out of all the methods you can use to whiten your teeth, the most effective strategy is to use a tray to bleach your teeth. The tray holds the beach against your teeth so they can be bleached as effectively as possible while also preventing the bleach from coming in contact with other parts of your mouth. If you haven't had your teeth whitened professionally yet, you should ask your dentist to perform a teeth whitening treatment. [Read More]
What Are The Different Types Of Invisible Braces?
Many adults who have dealt with crooked teeth all their lives have now chosen to have them corrected with braces. However, invisible or clear braces are often preferred for those adults who do not wish to make it obvious that they have braces when they smile. There are different types of invisible braces and the severity of your dental condition determine which style will work best. These are the types of invisible braces that are commonly used for adults. [Read More]
Dental Overlays Cover Cosmetic Imperfections In Your Back Teeth
If you want perfect looking teeth, then you face a dilemma when you develop a cavity. Even if the filling is in a back molar, it could still be seen when you yawn, laugh, or open your mouth wide. While white resin fillings are far less noticeable than silver amalgam, resin has a flat quality that doesn't reflect light like normal enamel, so they can still be noticed. If you want a filling that is nearly invisible, you should consider getting a porcelain overlay from a cosmetic dentist. [Read More]