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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

Child Dental Injuries and How to Go About Them

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Children are prone to accidents as they play either in your house or outside. You need to be informed on how to effectively handle these injuries especially dental injuries to prevent long-lasting damage. Note common mouth injuries your child may get and how to remedy them. Cracked, Chipped, Broken, Loosened or Knocked-Out Tooth When you hear your child cry out after hitting himself or herself, you may panic and run to check on the problem.

8 December 2018

Can You Have Braces With a Tongue Piercing?

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If you've decided to have your tongue pierced, then you'll be keen to get this done as soon as you can. You can't wait to get the piercing and show it off. However, there are times when tongue piercings don't work as well as others. For example, if you're about to have braces fitted, then your orthodontist may have asked you to put the piercing on hold. Do you really have to wait until your orthodontic treatment is finished?

2 November 2018

Is it better to purchase an existing orthodontics practice or start your practice?

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The orthodontics practice has gained significant prominence more so since it is serving a variety of customers; from children, teens, to parents. What's more, it is likely to continue to expand. After training, you are likely to join an existing practice as an associate. However, what if you are ready to become independent in your career? Would it be more rewarding for you to buy an existing practice, or would you instead start your practice?

5 September 2018