Most people assume that orthodontic treatment is something that only becomes necessary once all adult teeth have come through, but that isn't always the case. Many children will rather benefit from two-phase orthodontic treatment. While traditional single-phase treatment involves the use of a single orthodontic device once all adult teeth have erupted, two-stage treatment combines one treatment while some baby teeth are still present with another once all adult teeth have emerged.
11 April 2023
Grinding your teeth can obviously impact your oral health, potentially leading to anything from worn enamel to gum disease. However, the negative effects of grinding your teeth can go beyond your mouth to impact other parts of your body. Even if you don't think you're doing any damage to your mouth, you could be experiencing a wider set of symptoms, and these make it even more vital to discuss tooth grinding treatment options with your dentist.
11 April 2023
Root canal treatment, also known as endodontic therapy, is a dental procedure that can save a severely damaged or infected tooth. This article aims to provide an understanding of why you might need root canal treatment, the signs that indicate a need for the procedure and what to expect during the process. Why You Might Need Root Canal Treatment Root canal treatment is necessary when the soft tissue inside the tooth, also known as the dental pulp, containing nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue, becomes infected or inflamed.
24 March 2023
As time has passed, technology has transformed a dentist's office, and these experts are now even better equipped to deal with everyday problems. Some of these advances allow the dentist to treat gum disease and periodontal issues very effectively, and if you're worried about such problems, you will be interested in the latest news. So, what technologies can the dentist now apply to help you overcome your current challenges? How to Deal With Gum Disease
23 January 2023
If you wear dentures, you know that they require some special care and maintenance. One important thing you should consider is getting a denture reline. But what is a denture reline? Here's everything you need to know. Denture relines explained A denture reline is a procedure in which the fit of your existing dentures is improved by adding more material to the inside surface that rests against your gums. This new material can be either soft or hard.
5 December 2022
When people think of the dentist most of the time, they are remembering routine cleans and check-ups that they have had over the years, and for the large majority of Australians, this is how almost all interactions go with their dentist. However, on occasion, there will be a need for emergency dental treatment, and while it may be easy to know when you, yourself, need that treatment, it can be harder to tell when your children need it.
5 October 2022
It doesn't technically matter if your tooth has been missing for years, or even decades—it can still be replaced. Dental implants will duplicate the missing tooth, often looking and behaving exactly like the tooth it's replacing. The trouble is that when a tooth has been absent for some time, you might need an additional preparatory procedure called bone grafting. This might be enough to make you think that a dental implant is too much effort, too much bother.
18 August 2022
Of all the places where you might develop an itch, the inside of your mouth probably isn't the most obvious location. Your oral mucosa (the soft tissues that line the interior of your mouth) might have become slightly inflamed and irritated, and you need to fight the urge to actually scratch your gums (which is unwise). This may be a new, novel sensation—and the culprit might be something that was recently installed inside your mouth.
21 June 2022
Is your bad breath making it difficult for others to focus on what you are saying? Chronic bad breath, also referred to as halitosis in medical terms, is an oral health problem that can ruin your personal and professional life. Unlike morning breath, which typically goes away after brushing and flossing your teeth, bad breath tends to last longer, affecting your daily interactions with other people. The good news is that the problem can be defeated, but this requires identifying its underlying cause.
2 May 2022
Have you been dealing with a dental problem for years and have been looking for a "fix" without success? Sometimes, issues with your dentition can lead to everyday societal challenges over and above problems related to eating. But you may be able to take advantage of a discreet solution that can often remedy issues related to an overbite, underbite or crowding challenge. What should you know about this approach? Overbite and Underbite
11 March 2022