22 January 2019
Anyone who wears custom braces to straighten their teeth has to make small adjustments to their everyday lives. For example, you usually have to modify your diet and the way you eat during treatment. In some cases, wearing braces on the front of the teeth has more of an impact on your life than it does for other people. If you play a brass instrument like a trumpet, for instance, then your orthodontics may interfere with your ability to play.
11 December 2018
Invisalign braces may provide comfort, ease of use, oral hygiene and sufficient aesthetic during treatment. They treat mild cases of malaligned malocclusions (misalignment of teeth when the jaws are closed), some deep overbites, non-skeletal constricted arches and mild relapses after the use of fixed braces. There are, however, various circumstances where the use of Invisalign braces may be rendered ineffective. Some are avoidable; others aren't. Note such instances to know when Invisalign braces are right for you, and how to utilise them correctly.
24 September 2018
People choose to have cosmetic dental procedures carried out for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes, they are carried out for making a person feel more confident by improving the appearance of their smile, for example. There again, cosmetic dentistry might be recommended because of damage that has occurred from a blow or, perhaps, following asurgical procedure on the mouth. The fact is that what is termed 'cosmetic dentistry' often has more to do with improving a set of teeth than it has to do with pure cosmetics.
24 September 2018
Somebody who has an irrational fear of the dentist's chair may often put off any precautionary visit for months and years at a time. They may not develop any outward signs of a problem or feel any pain, per se, but behind-the-scenes they may be increasing their risk exponentially. If your dental hygiene has not been as good as it as it should have been, disease can slowly spread through the gum tissue and into the density of the bone itself.
15 August 2018
Whether they're full or partial, your new set of full acrylic dentures can be a big positive improvement to your life. An incomplete smile is now complete, and foods which were once ill advised can now be tackled with gusto (albeit within reason). Having said that, it can take some getting used to new acrylic dentures, particularly when cleaning them. What are some of the ways to make the process run more smoothly?
26 July 2018
Some parents will never have to take their child to the orthodontist at all. If they do, it will often be towards the teenage years when your dentist spots a possible problem and gives a referral. Instead of waiting until you're told to go, it's better to simply take your kids to the orthodontist early at around six or seven years. Here are just four reasons why. 1. Catch Problems Early
28 June 2018
Tooth whitening is a cosmetic dentistry procedure that allows you to regain those pearly whites after they have been discoloured. But without any prior tooth whitening experience, it's easy to feel concerned and question whether you want to get them whitened in the first place. Plenty of people have successful teeth whitening procedures with the dentist. You can clarify your concerns before you decide to get one. Here's how: How Do Teeth Get Discoloured In The First Place?
23 May 2018
There's no doubt that children can be hesitant, fearful, or even downright stubborn about visiting the kids dentist. Whilst your child's concerns are understandable—nobody really loves check-ups, after all!—those concerns can be dealt with quite effectively if you take the right steps. Choose a supportive, caring, and experienced kids dentist, and then prepare your child for their next check-up in the following ways. 1. Schedule Your Own Check-Up Just Before Theirs
24 April 2018
Everybody knows somebody who has a horror wisdom teeth story, or at least that's how it seems when you discuss the subject of these teeth with others. During adulthood, the third set of molars, known as wisdom teeth, erupt (sometimes). As someone with a child who is getting closer to the time when wisdom teeth make an impact, you're wondering about the pros and cons of preventative dentistry to get them removed.
2 April 2018
Most people are either guilty of or aware of someone who hides their teeth before taking a photo. Teeth are among the first things that people notice, and having a bright smile certainly makes people think positively about you as a first impression. Yellowing of the teeth is a common problem that most people experience. Yellow teeth occur due to the normal aging process, poor dental hygiene, habits such as smoking and the consumption of various types of food (tea and coffee included).