Wisdom teeth, or third molars, were given their colloquial name because they appear later in life, usually between the ages of 12 and 25. The late appearance of these teeth is what led people to believe that they appeared because of a person’s maturation and wisdom. While they do not have anything to do with how smart the patient is, but they do need to be removed often due to impaction. Impaction is when there is not enough room for the new teeth in the mouth. To extract a patient’s third molars requires surgery, and like any other procedure, a patient wants the best, and in this case the best is a top dentist.
Many of the people today’s population have chosen to go through some kind of procedure to straighten their teeth, and with the advancement in technology many more or opting for the opportunity to make their smile more aesthetically pleasing. With all these different options it is important to make a decision on which one is the best fit for you, and to do this you need as much information about each as possible. The three most common types of treatments today are: 1) Braces; 2) Invisalign; 3) The Six Month Smile. Each of these options has their own pros and cons, and we want you to know them all to help make an educated decision on the best course of action.
Everyone wants the bright and pearly white smile in their mouth, and these days you can get it without a dentist. Go to your nearest drugstore and you will find many different brands of teeth whitening strips and products. Many people have tried these products and have experienced great results, but are these products worth the money you think you are saving when you use them instead of getting a professional dental teeth whitening treatment?
Using mouthwash is very important for keeping your teeth and gums healthy and your breath minty fresh. But when choosing a brand of mouthwash, which one are you supposed to buy? Buying the correct mouthwash may save your life. Some studies show that it is better, and safer to buy an alcohol-free mouthwash. These studies have shown that those who use an alcohol-based mouthwash twice a day are six times more likely to develop a form of oral cancer. Other studies have found no such relation between the two.