Raul Banks

Serious Denture Damage: Will You Have to Be Toothless While Repairs Take Place?

Dentist Blog

If you break a tooth, you obviously have to be there when your dentist performs the necessary repairs. It's not as though you can drop the tooth off and then pop back a few days later to pick it up. It's different when your teeth are detachable. When your dentures are seriously damaged and need urgent repairs, what are your options? It's not as though you can live without your dentures for too long.

23 December 2020

Emergency Dentistry: 3 Reasons Why It Is Advisable to Visit an Emergency Dental Expert

Dentist Blog

A dental emergency can happen at any time. For instance, you may experience issues with your gums and teeth after office hours. It is important to visit a dentist when dental problems occur. That is why many dental experts who currently practice emergency dentistry so you can overcome unexpected and painful events. There are multiple reasons why it is important to visit an emergency dentist in Australia, including the following: 1. To Understand the Severity of Your Dental Problem

13 November 2020

What You Need to Know About ClearCorrect Dental Treatments

Dentist Blog

ClearCorrect is a dental treatment option for misaligned teeth. By the time you get to research ClearCorrect dental treatment, you might have already come across other types of braces (traditional metal braces, lingual braces, ceramic/porcelain braces and Invisalign).   The most likely reason you might not choose traditional metal, lingual or ceramic/porcelain braces is the fact that you cannot take them out of your mouth freely. These can only be installed and removed by your dentist.

10 September 2020

Is It Safe to Whiten Your Teenage Child's Teeth?

Dentist Blog

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures today. With everyone wanting to show off a set of perfectly white teeth, it is not a wonder if your teenage child approaches you about getting their teeth whitened. Before you say yes or no, check out this piece to learn whether teeth whitening is safe for teens and how you should go about it. Kids and Teeth Whitening

17 December 2019

Why Cold Air Hurts Your Teeth and What to Do About It

Dentist Blog

Do your teeth hurt whenever you step outside on a cold morning? Does breathing in cold air leave you wincing in pain? Then you likely have a dental issue that needs urgent treatment. Though the pain itself is irritating, you should be more worried about the implications of the pain for your future dental health. Tooth sensitivity when breathing in cold air is a sign of something more serious. You Could Have Gum Recession

19 November 2019

What Happens When a Filling Fails?

Dentist Blog

Needing a filling in a tooth is rather common, and it's something a general dentist can take care of in a jiffy. You develop a cavity, you go to the dentist, the cavity is filled using resin composite or metal amalgam, and that is the end of that—probably. A filling should offer a permanent solution to the structural damage affecting your tooth due to decay, but have you ever wondered if a filling can fail?

14 October 2019

The Perfect Oral Health Package for Father's Day

Dentist Blog

With Father's Day coming up, you may be looking for the perfect present for your father. Finding what men like can be complicated, as you may end up choosing something that's too cliché. However, a unique present that you may not consider is an oral health package. Dental hygiene is becoming increasingly important in men of all ages. Fathers, both young and old, are looking to have a bright smile that will boost their self-confidence and even enhance their careers.

26 June 2019

Debunking Common Myths About Dental Implants

Dentist Blog

While dental implants have been around for years, many people still don't understand what goes into each implant procedure. Unfortunately, this has led to common misconceptions about what dental implants are and how they work. Dentists have heard it all, from rumours that implants are painful to myths surrounding their durability. Here are 5 of the most common dental implant myths and why they aren't accurate. 1. They're painful to insert

26 June 2019

Why Do Dentists Recommend Mouth Guards?

Dentist Blog

Mouth guards are devices which help to look after your teeth and gums. As such, they represent something of a misnomer in that they don't always provide overall mouth protection. That said, they can be extremely useful in a wide variety of situations and your dentist may recommend the use of one depending on your lifestyle and any treatment that you might be undergoing. If your dentist says you ought to be using one, then what are the most likely reasons?

13 May 2019

Important Things to Know About Dentures

Dentist Blog

Your smile is an important part of your personality. In an ideal world, your smile would be eternal. The reality is that over time, due to accidents and even illness, your smile will change. When these things happen, it may be time to look into dentures to restore your vibrant smile. The following are some important things to know about dentures.  Types There are three main types of dentures that you may be able to choose for your needs.

20 January 2019