You probably already know how important regular flossing is to your dental health. But have you ever thought of decorating for Christmas with dental floss? Here are a few fun ideas for kids of all ages.
Create a Festive Garland
Dental floss is the perfect material for making garlands. It is strong, and the waxed varieties glide easily through almost any material. Try one of these garland ideas:
Choosing a new dentist can be a challenge for many individuals. You want to be sure that you're making the right choice for yourself and your family. Going through questions to ask your new dentist will help make you more confident about the choice you're making.
Getting older is never easy. Between wrinkles and age spots, looking your best gets more difficult with each passing year. What you may not realize is that you can take years off your look with a younger smile. Healthy, strong teeth are a perfect way to look and feel better about your appearance. Here are three tricks that Stratman Family Dentistry can help you with to keep you smiling for years to come.
There are plenty of situations and circumstances to feel nervous about in this world. But dental implants isn't one of them. With a simple explanation, plus these 3 reasons why you shouldn't feel nervous about getting dental implants, you'll be the most confident patient in the Stratman Family Dental waiting room... Perhaps in all Tuscon!
Simple Explanation: What are dental implants?
While "starting school" is an expected, annual renewal, a child's dental habits are not. How do we encourage good dental habits in addition to good behavior, responsibility, and the ABC's? Thankfully, Stratman Family Dental in Tuscon has offered three clever tips for sending kids to school with good dental habits. Even better, they won't suspect a thing!
Tooth erosion is a result of acid wearing away your enamel. Your enamel is the dense mineral substance that protects your teeth. Even though it is the hardest substance in your body, it can wear down from acid as a result of too many sugary foods and drinks.
You cannot grow your enamel back. This is why it is so important to protect it and to try to mineralize your teeth through fluoride.
Nature provides us with many substances that whiten teeth naturally and harmlessly, with no extra steps beyond eating and drinking necessary to achieve the often long-lost, naturally white state of our teeth! Some foods contribute to overall dental health by providing minerals necessary for strength, and encouraging production of anti-inflammatory agents that fight infection; strong, healthy teeth tend to be naturally whiter than teeth with damaged enamel or surrounded by diseased gums.
Oral Cancer Awareness Month is dedicated to raising awareness about a type of cancer that is often overlooked. Dentists are often the first to notice the signs of oral cancer. This disease affects the tongue and other parts of the mouth, and is typically found in smokers. If caught early, it is very treatable, but since it’s a type of cancer that is not usually noticed by the patient, it is often not discovered until later stages.
There are many different parts to the individual tooth, from the top layer down into the inner pulp. We have many different teeth of all shapes and sizes, too. Molars, canines, incisors, and premolars are the different type of teeth, but each tooth contains the same inner workings! Here is a brief overview of all the different layers of the tooth.