Whatever you try to do to look after your mouth in Kirby, you could be on the same beach as King Canute and trying to push back and inevitable tide, in your case it is ageing. And over time you will start to notice things slipping a bit and so you will have to work just that bit harder if you want to keep up appearances- without getting too graphic about your body in general, your teeth will feel the pinch too. One of the major problems as you get older is that your teeth can start to discolor. Fortunately for you though, you are living in the golden days of dentistry and superb products and having yellowing teeth need not be a problem anymore- cheap to rectify too. For a £100 you can get the latest laser whitening treatments at your dentists and within the hour, the yellow will be gone. Of course, if you look around in your chemists or local supermarket, you may well find yourself delighted at what’s on offer. Home teeth whitening kits, beginning at about £15 are sensational and you can do it whilst getting on with your chores at home. Some whitening toothpastes are delightful as well and for around £6 you will start to notice how pretty your teeth look again within a week of using them. So come on, pretty your teeth up again.
Archive for October, 2011
By keeping up a vigil of looking after your teeth and gums in Toxteth is extremely important if you want to avoid some of the worst problems arising in the mouth and heavy dental bills in the future. The idea of keeping your teeth clean, along with the help of your dentist, is to ensure you avoid plaque developing because if fail here, you will leaving yourself vulnerable to tooth decay and gum disease and if you are stupid enough to let things get to this point the decay will cause nothing but pain and threaten the life of your teeth- you could then be putting your life at risk from heart disease and one of the most venomous things that can ever set up shop in your mouth- a tooth abscess, which can floor you in next to no time and see you ending up in a bed at the hospital. It is so essential that you learn and understand about the dangers that can erupt quickly in the mouth, how to react to them and then how to deal with them fast. There is so much information on the internet today that can advise you on how to look after your mouth and how to recognize a crisis. Best of all of course, is your dentist- it’s what they do and what they trained for- they will also patch you up in your time of need, so just talk to them, go to them and then, such threats can be avoided.
If you have been a bit erratic of late on Merseyside and been a little bit vacant in the way you have been looking after the health of your teeth and gums, then you may well have left your mouth well and truly wide open to the dangers of tooth decay. And if you have you have also been lapsing on dental visits, you’ll find out soon enough if you are suffering from tooth decay when your tooth starts to ache badly when you drink a coffee in the morning or eat ice-cream. Getting rid of tooth decay at this stage of the game involves a root canal followed by a dental crown to ensure that you save the tooth. Generally, crowns come in three forms- porcelain, porcelain on metal or gold. They can also be used in conjunction with a dental implant for extra support. But having one fitted to keep up the health of your mouth means you are going to have to put your hands into your pocket if you want to get out of this pickle and save your teeth. They basic crowns start at around £150, and then they rise accordingly depending on what you need doing. But the prices do fluctuate from place to place, so it is good to shop around first- it is also available on the NHS that will bring the treatment in at a lot lower price.
We could all do with a cuddle at times in the Wirral, for a little TLC at times can go a long way to getting us back on our feet. The same can be said of our teeth and gums too, as they need a general nursing from time to time. Getting to grips with a good oral hygiene program can be only beneficial for you in the future, if only that you make sure you try to avoid very nasty things such as gum disease, tooth decay, tooth loss and very expensive treatments to put things right down the line. So take a few days off from what you are doing and invest in some of the best oral products that are on the shelves, go in and have a good gander at what’s on offer. You can start by setting yourself up with a decent toothbrush and if you take your time, this is the best way to kick things off. Then you’re into what toothpaste would be best for your mouth to go with your fancy new brush. Once you are at this stage, it is great to have a plan B to fall back on- this comes in the shape of dental floss and mouthwashes because your goal is to ensure that you are removing every bit of food you possibly can after eating. Doing this two to three times a day and you will be doing the best you can to look after your teeth and gums. There are also some very cute herbal remedies out there that are great when massaged into the gums, but plan C is also one of the best- visiting your dentist regularly for back-up.
Anxiety works in mysterious way in Birkenhead, and for some people, there is nothing more anxious than going to the dentist. We get preconceived ideas about things-from films and stuff, suffer from old tales of dentistry from our parents and this doesn’t help when it comes to going for a simple check-up which adds to the anxiety. The point is though- whatever makes us anxious about a visit to dentist can easily be dispelled by doing a little bit of research and by talking to your dentist. The old ‘hammer and nails’ techniques that you may have in your head of dentistry are long gone- we live in a modern world and one that recognises the need of individuals. For a start, most dentists today are well versed in the requirements of their patients and are quite aware of dental anxieties. Throw into the equation all the modern procedures of sedation techniques to remove any chance of pain arising and you are in safe hands with your dentist. The use of lasers has virtually made the use of local anaesthetics redundant so there is no reason whatsoever to avoid getting a check-up. Anxiety is born out of grim fairytales from history and things you concoct in your head at night, and this is where you arrive at a crossroads- deal with it because the mouth is the gateway to your body, overcome your dental anxieties and the rest of your body will follow suit and you will live a happy and healthy life.