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Signs You Have a Really Healthy Smile
Posted on 8/15/2019 by Dr. VanBrunt
Besides asking us whether you have a healthy smile, there are some signs you can look for when you're at home. This is great information to have so you'll know when you need an appointment with our office because something is wrong. So, here's what you should be watching for. Healthy GumsYour gums should be pink, not red, and shouldn't bleed when you brush or floss them. They should cover your teeth's roots so there's plenty of support for these teeth. When there isn't enough support you're at risk of your teeth falling out. Good BreathWhen you have bad breath, it's usually a good indication that you have an underlying oral health problem. This problem could be as simple as you're not cleaning your tongue properly. However, it could also indicate that you're suffering from gum disease or tooth decay. Strong Tooth EnamelYour teeth need enamel to protect them so they're not sensitive. You can tell when you don't have enough enamel because your teeth will look jagged or rough. (This could also be a sign that you've been grinding your teeth though.) Another way of knowing that you've worn out your enamel is that it'll look yellow because the dentin is showing through. Make sure discoloring isn't caused by stains from some of the foods and drinks you consume. A Properly Aligned BiteFor your mouth to function properly and get cleaned well your bite must be properly aligned. When your teeth are misaligned, you won't only have problems chewing, but you're also at risk of developing tooth decay, gum disease, or TMD. Even if you have a healthy smile you should still be visiting our office for routine checkups and cleanings. If you don't have an appointment scheduled for this, pick up your phone, give us a call, and let us schedule an appointment for you....
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All Posts:
Signs You Have a Really Healthy Smile
8/15/2019
How Your Smoking Could Give Others Cavities
7/20/2019
Importance of Brushing Your Tongue on a Daily Basis
7/10/2019
Reasons to Wait After Eating Before You Brush
6/25/2019
How Long Does a Composite Last if Properly Cared For?
6/15/2019
What Can Be Done If A Filling Is Uneven?
5/25/2019
Ways Oral Sedation Can Help You Improve Your Oral Health
5/15/2019
Does Mouthwash Improve the Health of Your Mouth?
4/20/2019
Do Your Teeth Struggle When You Have Insomnia?
4/10/2019
How Long Tooth Whitening Should Last When You Get It Done with Us
3/25/2019
Snacks That Keep Your Teeth Cleaner In Between Brushings
3/15/2019
Uses of Lasers in a Dental Setting
2/25/2019
Ways of Enriching Your Saliva
2/15/2019
Is One Tooth Out of Alignment a Big Deal?
1/25/2019
How to Manage Dental Anxiety Once You Arrive at Our Office
1/15/2019
Why Some People Go Years Between Dental Appointments
12/25/2018
Why Might One Want Longer Dental Crowns?
12/15/2018
Giving Your Teeth Enough Vitamin D is Essential, But Do You Know Why?
11/20/2018
Gifts That Improve Someone's Oral Health to Consider Giving This Year
11/10/2018

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