Having a beautiful set of teeth after drug addiction

  • 4 Reasons Adults Should Use Fixed Braces Instead of Clear Braces

    17 February 2017

    During the last few years, clear braces, which can be removed at will by the wearer have become a lot more popular, especially among adult wearers. That shouldn't really come as a surprise; the ability to have your teeth straightened without wearing visible, irremovable braces is clearly going to be a tempting prospect for most adults who need orthodontic treatment. That said, clear removable braces are not always the best option.

  • Dental Trauma: Understanding Different Forms of Tooth Damage

    15 February 2017

    The teeth can sustain physical damage due to accidental injury, particularly from mechanical impact or stress. This is known as dental trauma, and it can affect anyone, though the problem is more common in younger, active individuals. If you have this type of dental damage, you should consult your dentist for restoration. The common treatments include extraction of teeth, installation of a new crown and application of veneer. The specific recommended solution will depend on the extent of damage.

  • Why Dental Implants Should Hold No Fear for You

    15 February 2017

    Many people have long memories, especially when it comes to a painful experience from their childhood. They may especially remember a visit to a dental surgery that didn't go so well, and that type of reflection is in the back of the mind up until the present day. The good news is that both procedures and materials have improved exponentially over the last decade or more. The dental surgery today is a very different place.

  • Doubts about Dentures: The Truth about Your Upcoming Life with Dentures Revealed

    15 February 2017

    Getting dentures is not the end of anything; on the contrary, it's the start of a life in which you will be able to enjoy many benefits that up till now you have missed out on. For starters, with either full or partial dentures, you can smile with more confidence knowing that your smile is no longer tainted by broken, decayed, or missing teeth. What's more, you'll never have to worry about painful, not to mention dangerous, abscesses keeping you up through the night.

  • A Matter of Retention: The Ins and Outs of the Dental Retainers Available to You

    14 February 2017

    When the day comes for you to finally remove your braces, you'll likely be ecstatic about your newly straightened teeth. You can now smile with confidence. However, it is natural for teeth to shift back to their former positions over time. Because of this, it is important that you follow the advice of your dentist or orthodontist and wear your retainer as often as possible. Although it isn't a very appealing prospect, especially after having worn braces for so long, you can at least be comforted by the fact that your smile will benefit as a result.

  • Periodontal Gum Disease - Causes and Solutions

    14 February 2017

    If you have pain, reddening, and localised swelling in your gum, and you find that one of your teeth is painful to bite on, you may have an acute periodontal abscess. But what causes this problem and how can your dentist help to get rid of it? Read on for more information. Periodontal gum abscesses Periodontal disease is caused by bacteria in the mouth that attack the gums. The cause is can be hereditary but is more often due to poor oral hygiene.

  • What You Need to Know If You're Considering Braces to Straighten Your Teeth

    14 February 2017

    It's good to know that you have options if you're not happy with your general appearance. You may be particularly self-conscious about your smile, especially if you are younger and very keen to make a good impression. At any age, braces could be a saviour in your case, but you may not be very familiar with them or the way that they work. How have braces become such a huge part of the dental business today?