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

Why Is Your Dentist Recommending an Implant Supported Bridge?

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If you're missing a couple of teeth, then you may have decided to have the gap bridged. While you may have initially thought that your dentist would use a traditional bridge, they may suggest that you have an implant-supported bridge instead. How does this kind of bridge work, and what are its merits? What Is an Implant-Supported Bridge? Dental bridgework uses a small partial denture to cover gaps in the teeth.

17 August 2018