Dental Work and Holidays: A Guide for Travellers
Just because you go on holiday, doesn't mean that the bacteria on your mouth does. Hi! My name is Mandi, and as a lover of travelling, I have taken a lot of trips. Unfortunately, I have also had the misfortune to suffer from dental issues on those trips. This blog focuses on everything related to travelling and dental work. I plan to have posts on picking the right travel insurance for your teeth, dealing with a broken tooth when abroad, dental tourism and more. I hope that you find the information that you need and that your next holiday goes well. Now, let's smile together from wherever we are in the world! Happy travels!
How well do you take care of your teeth? It's easy to think that all that is required for proper oral hygiene is a quick brush in the evening before bed and perhaps again the morning if you have time before work. While many people may deem this level of care sufficient, your dentist would disagree. Here are three things that your dentist would like to tell you about your teeth.
Dental pain is a sign that you need to schedule an appointment with an emergency dentist. Before your appointment, you can use the following methods to manage your dental pain.
1. Take Paracetamol
Paracetamol is a good choice of pain medication for managing dental pain. It is an excellent alternative to aspirin or ibuprofen, both of which can reduce the rate at which your blood clots, increasing the risk that you could experience excessive blood loss during emergency dentistry.
Healthy teeth make a good smile. As such, your family's dental health should be a priority. Below are some family dental health tips.
Brush and Floss
Brushing is the most vital aspect of dental health. Other than giving you fresh breath, it helps remove food particles that are stuck between your teeth. Toothpaste and mouthwashes contain foaming agents and detergents such as fluoride that wash away these particles, keeping your teeth and gums healthy.
There is no better accessory compared to your teeth. Losing a tooth will affect not only your appearance, but also your self-confidence as well. Even worse, tooth wear or tear can affect your daily activities such as talking and chewing in a great way.
Thanks to dental implants, walking around with broken or missing teeth is now a choice. Millions of satisfied patients can attest that dental implants can be used to correct several oral problems successfully.
To sit back and inhale something that's going to relax you, something that might even make you feel kind of nice⸺it might sound like you're about to do something illegal. Even the name laughing gas sounds like a recreational drug. But laughing gas is simply the common name for nitrous oxide, a gas which is often used as an anesthetic for some dental procedures. If your dentist tells you that they will need to sedate you with nitrous oxide for an upcoming procedure, what can you expect?