How To Be 50 And Even More Fabulous

You've hit the half-century mark, and you actually feel younger than the age on your driver's license. But for some reason, time hasn't been so kind to your face or body -- both of which look older than you really are. Although some people might just accept things the way they are, you've never been one of them. And while you aren't looking into making any drastic changes to look younger; you certainly wouldn't mind looking your correct age. Read More 

What To Do If You Lose A Dental Crown

Dental crowns create an almost perfect replacement for missing teeth. While they typically stay in place permanently after they are installed, they can on occasion fall out when you are eating hard or sticky foods, or if you experience unexpected dental trauma. Here are the steps you should take immediately after losing a crown. Inspect the Crown for Damage The first thing you should do is determine if the crown has been damaged. Read More 

Broken Teeth: Degrees Of Injury And Treatments

Most people today are familiar with the American Dental Association and their recommendation to brush your teeth two times a day, and floss at least once a day. While brushing and flossing are necessary for good oral heath, these practices don't make teeth indestructible. Dentists see countless chipped and broken teeth every year. Some are only cosmetic and some can be devastating. With the various degrees of tooth fractions and treatments, dentists have created names for the different degrees. Read More 

Are You A Good Candidate For Dental Implants? 3 Ways To Tell

Are you considering getting dental implants? They are popular among people from all walks of life these days, and are a booming area of cosmetic dentistry. The idea of getting a totally new smile in a day, as many dental implant clinics advertise, is really appealing. You're blissfully asleep for the whole procedure, and while you're in dreamland, your entire smile is redesigned. Your old teeth are removed, new ones that look pearly white and perfectly real are screwed into your jawbone, and the new teeth are placed in straight, aligned, and evenly sized. Read More 

Five Choices That May Cause Dental Issues During Adolescence

Dealing with the trials and tribulations of adolescence is difficult enough without having to be concerned about dental issues. Kids today are faced with entirely different lifestyle choices than those their parents dealt with, many of which can negatively affect a teenager's oral health. For instance, did you know that tongue piercing, smoking and drinking may cause problems that could require dental work later on? Playing sports without the use of a mouth guard, ignoring an eating disorder or neglecting impacted wisdom teeth may also cause dental problems. Read More