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
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
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
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
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
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
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