Did you know that the average toothbrush has over 250 bristles, in 40 groupings of tufts? What you might not know is that the first toothbrushes were produced thousands of years ago by early humans, who used small sticks to brush and clean their teeth. Today, dentistry is quite advanced and can solve many of the problems people have, both medical and aesthetic.
If you visit a Salem dental clinic, there are many different procedures you might decide to opt for. Cosmetic dentistry Salem Oregon is one popular option. Cosmetic surgery refers to any type of surgery that is done largely in order to improve the appearance of the mouth, although sometimes these procedures still help guard against decay and other issues anyway. Common examples of cosmetic surgery are veneers and teeth whitening salem oregon.
A Salem dental clinic can also help you with preventing and removing decayed teeth. Prevention will usually involve fluoride treatments and tooth cleanings, as well as advice on keeping your mouth healthier. Salem Oregon dentists recommend flossing once a day, and limiting consumption of sugary beverages and foods. People who drink soda three or more times a day have 60 percent more tooth decay and associated problems.
If you are interested in getting dental implants salem oregon, that is a more intensive procedure since the fake tooth needs to be screwed into the tooth socket in your jaw, and then heal over the course of several weeks. When installed correctly by a Salem dental clinic, however, implants can last a lifetime.