Richardson Dentistry Blog

Chipped Denture: What are my options?

Unless your denture is fixed (permanently cemented in place), daily handling can lead to accidental drops. You can take safeguards like always working with your denture over a soft surface, but if the unthinkable should happen, you may be faced with a needed repair. Several [&hellip
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How can I help prevent my child from getting cavities?

the womb. Taking prescribed prenatal vitamins as well as eating a healthy diet while pregnant are things you can do before bringing your child into the world to promote healthy teeth. A visit to a pediatric dentist around twelve months of age will be the [&hellip
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Tips for Adjusting to New Dentures

undergone tooth loss. Any time you introduce something new into your lifestyle, there is an adjustment period. Dentures are no different. You may have to make adjustments to what you eat at first … what you can eat and how will become evident over time. [&hellip
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When should my child start using toothpaste?

sure they see their pediatric dentist. Teeth begin forming in the womb. Expectant mothers can help their child’s teeth formation by observing a diet rich with the proper vitamins and nutrients that will nourish both mom and child. Your child’s teeth will begin to erupt [&hellip
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Food Friends and Foes for Your Teeth

your smile, although we don’t often think of healthy diets as a tool to promote our oral health. Some foods can give your smile a boost, while others have the potential to damage your teeth. Patients should know what items to eat for a healthy [&hellip
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If my tooth doesn’t hurt, why do I need a root canal?

they’re not experiencing any pain, especially if they believe in the (largely inaccurate) negative reception surrounding this procedure. However, it’s not uncommon for a dentist to suggest that a patient consider a root canal in certain circumstances of damage to the teeth, even if the [&hellip
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