A Healthy Smile Is Important for a Great Overall Appearance
There are many parts in your head that are connected through your sinuses. As such, if you have a problem with one part in your head, you may feel the pain in other areas of your face. For example, if you have an ear infection, your ear, jaw and even teeth can begin to hurt. Or, if you have a sinus infection, your head, nose, ears and jaw can become achy.
If you feel your teeth look oversized because your gums are receding, and you want to make cosmetic changes, a cosmetic dentist can fix the gums and save the teeth. If you don't want to file down the teeth, since they are going to wear over time, you don't have to.
There are a lot of cosmetic-dentistry options that you can look into to protect the teeth in your mouth. Ask a cosmetic dental professional about the following.
Very few people actually enjoy going to the dentist. Unfortunately, this causes many people to avoid going to the dentist for longer than they should. It is important that you take care of your oral health and that you do what you can to keep your teeth as healthy as possible. Here are some signs that you should be going to the dentist.
1. You Feel A Hole Or Groove In Your Teeth
Tooth infections can be extremely painful. Usually, the only way to really deal with them is to have a root canal performed. This is a procedure in which the dentist removes the infected pulp from the middle of your tooth before filling it and sometimes covering it with a crown. Root canals have quite a bad reputation, but really it's the tooth infection that's painful – the procedure actually alleviates that pain.
Dental veneers have become a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure due to versatility. Veneers can be used to cover up a variety of cosmetic flaws including chips and intrinsic dental staining. But not every patient, or patient's teeth, is a good match for a dental veneer.
Here are a few important personal and dental qualities that make a patient a good match for dental veneers.
Wiling to Lose Enamel, Gain Sensitivity
I have always loved fashion and beauty and have always taken great pride in my appearance. As a young adult, I never missed a hair coloring appointment or hesitated to run out to the mall to grab the latest trendy clothing item, but unfortunately, I didn't care for my teeth as well as I should. While I never used to be one to "shy away" from photos, I started fearing the camera after I saw how bad my teeth looked in one. That photo was a wake-up call, and I then dedicated myself to taking better care of my teeth at home, visiting the dentist regularly, and getting the dental work I needed. I learned a lot during this time, so I decided to start a blog to help others make smart dental decisions. Come back and check out my posts!
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