Raul Banks

What to Consider When Choosing Between a Hard and Soft Denture Reline

Dentist Blog

Dentures usually last about seven to ten years. But during that time, denture wearers usually need to have their dentures relined. While dentures fit well in the beginning, over time, as the shape of your mouth changes due to gum loss, that fit will gradually change. Eventually, your dentures will become too loose to wear comfortably. At this point, you'll need a denture reline. But you may have heard that there are two types of denture reline: a soft reline and a hard reline.

20 July 2021

Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Is Removal the Only Option?

Dentist Blog

Ignoring a problem and hoping it goes away is not especially wise when it comes to your teeth. Are you ignoring the discomfort associated with your impacted wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth management is something that your dental services provider can certainly assist you with, although management is often achieved by eliminating the problem (extracting the teeth in question). However, this is not the only option available to you. Pericoronitis and Your Wisdom Teeth

4 June 2021

5 Tips For Managing Morning Sickness and Dental Care

Dentist Blog

Dental care during pregnancy is important to ensure that your teeth and gums stay healthy. However, many women struggle to tolerate dental appointments because of pregnancy-related nausea, which is sometimes called morning sickness. Here are some tips to manage nausea and dental appointments during pregnancy. 1. Schedule Appointments in the Second Trimester Many women experience nausea most strongly during the first three months of pregnancy, with symptoms improving as they pass into the second trimester.

21 April 2021

Your Oral Health and Giving Up Smoking: What to Expect

Dentist Blog

Maintaining an acceptable standard of dental care is difficult for smokers. No matter how diligent you are when it comes to brushing and flossing, as well as your diet, you're still regularly consuming a carcinogenic substance that actively harms your oral health, and smoking will often gain the upper hand. When you stop smoking, your teeth and gums will begin to heal themselves, although you will require some professional dental assistance.

12 March 2021

Root Canal Treatment: 3 Tips to Prevent Root Canal Failure in Molars

Dentist Blog

Proper restoration of molars through root canal therapy offers excellent long-term prognosis. However, poor restoration coupled with poor oral hygiene can lead to root canal failure. Tooth chipping, oral infections and chronic pain are some symptoms associated with a failed root canal, and they can occur shortly after the treatment or years later. Thus, to increase the success of the treatment, here are a few measures to observe. Find a good endodontist

3 February 2021

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