We Don’t Associate Loss of Tooth Structure with the aging we see in them mirror. We should. Our thoughts on teeth and aging typically begin and end at color. A white smile is youthful, so we bleach our teeth. But there’s a wide world of so-called anti-aging dental interventions out there. With orthodontics and restorations, […]
Taking care of our teeth is probably one of the first things we learn about health, and for many of us, a strict oral health regime is something we take seriously. Of course, we’re all familiar with the classic advise – avoid too many sugary snacks and drinks, steer clear of coffee and red wine, […]
As we age many factors contribute to our overall health. Taking care of our teeth by brushing, flossing and routine checkups are the easiest ways to maintain a lifetime of healthy smiles. So why do we lose teeth during our lifetime? Tooth enamel tends to wear away with aging, making the teeth vulnerable to damage […]
You Don’t Have Cavities Or Gum Disease, But You Will Still Lose Your Teeth. Find Out How: Dr. Zadeh Explains.
The type of cavities that we are seeing in older people who are cavity free with healthy periodontal tissue are o the root surfaces of the teeth and are called root caries. As the name implies, root caries occur on the roots and not the enamel of the teeth. There is an entire different microbiology […]
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According to the Beverly Hills dentist group, a person’s smile says a lot about them. It is a window into a person’s hygiene as well as a person’s health. Beyond that, a nice smile can keep a person looking younger and more vigorous. A white smile can be very inviting, while a crooked, stained teeth smile can be a major turn-off. Maintaining a healthy smile is not that hard to do.
According to the Beverly Hills dentist group, any food that would discolor your white t-shirt will also stain your teeth. Also, certain foods can damage your enamel, which is the white layer on the surface of your teeth that gives them their sheen. The layer below the enamel is called dentin, which is considerably less brilliant than the enamel. Certain foods and drinks can destroy the enamel and leave only the dentin, which gives your teeth yellow color.
No one likes to have cavities. The time spent in the dentist’s chair, and the discomforts of having the cavity drilled are serious arguments for good oral hygiene. In addition to the hassle and pain, no one wants a mouth full of silver fillings. Dr. Zadeh, a Beverly Hills dentist, does not use these silver amalgam fillings for several reasons.
Popular drinks like soda and juice can accelerate tooth erosion. I have written before regarding what you should drink and eat to maintain tooth health, but it always bears repeating. Soft drinks and many popular fruit juices and drinks have excessive amounts of sugar, which influences the acidity of your mouth and gives the bacteria which cause tooth erosion plenty of food to reproduce, grow, and erode your teeth.