What You Should Know About Getting A Dental Implant For Your Teen

If your teen loses a front tooth participating in sports or playing around, he or she will want to replace it as soon as possible since teens are usually self-conscious about their appearance. The best way to replace a missing tooth is with a dental implant. However, your teen may have to wait for this procedure until the growth of the skull and jaw stops. Here are a few things to know about teens and dental implants. Read More 

Foods That Create Healthy Teeth In Children

You want your children to have healthy teeth, and what you put on the table during meals can help make them stronger and less susceptible to cavities. Learn the best (and worst) foods and beverages for your kids' teeth, so when they visit a family dentist (such as one from Kappenman Family Dental) for checkups they can get a clean bill of health.     The good foods A well-balanced diet is not only good for your kids' bodies, it's ideal for healthy tooth enamel growth as well. Read More 

Addressing a Couple of Routine Dental Questions

A person's smile is a defining feature of their face, and it is one of the first things that others around them will notice. One of the most important things that you can do to help maintain the beauty of your smile is to have our teeth cleaned on a regular basis. Unfortunately, there are many people that may avoid this type of care for a variety of reasons, and this can result in substantial problems developing with your teeth. Read More 

3 Tips For Treating Sore Or Bleeding Gums At Home

Sensitive, sore, or bleeding gums can be a sign of serious dental health problems, like abscesses, tooth infections, gingivitis or periodontitis. It's important for you to see your dentist if you notice symptoms like this, so that you can get to the root of the problem. However, in the short term, you need to soothe your sore gums and stop the bleeding so that you can eat and speak normally. Here are a few home remedies that you can use to treat your gums until you can get to the dentist. Read More 

Keeping Your Smile White And Bright In Between Professional Whitening Treatments

A professional whitening treatment is the absolute best option available if you desire a whiter, brighter smile. Unfortunately, while these professional treatments can help to whiten your teeth by several shades, they cannot prevent the development of future stains. Add to this they fact that you can only safely bleach your teeth a few times a year, and it becomes easy to see why it is so important to make use of safe whitening alternatives in between your professional treatments. Read More