With the right care, dental implants can last a lifetime. Here are five tips that you can follow to help you to care for your new teeth. 1. Brush Gently Dental implants are not sensitive like natural teeth, which means that it can be difficult to tell how hard you are brushing them. Applying too much pressure to dental implants can lead to tiny scratches appearing in their surfaces, dulling their appearance.
25 November 2020
While many people have crooked and misaligned teeth, it might be time to consult your dentist if your crooked teeth are taking a toll on your confidence and self-image. Braces straighten teeth and fix problems that improve the overall appearance of your smile. Braces are still the ultimate solution for many dental issues. Continue reading for 5 reasons why your dentist might recommend braces. You Have Crowded Teeth Crowded teeth are among the most common reasons to pursue dental treatment.
24 July 2020
Trauma and dental diseases can lead to tooth or teeth loss in adults. A standard procedure to treat tooth loss is a dental implant, which substitutes the root of an affected tooth. A connector -- abutment -- links the crown and they implant. Tooth implants are mainly made of titanium since the metal fuses with the bone easily. Notably, you need aftercare after a dental implant is inserted in your mouth.
24 July 2020
Are you one of those people who put off visiting the dentist for as long as possible? Maybe you think that you are capable of taking care of your teeth without assistance, or perhaps you consider that your teeth are fine without regular attention from a dentist. While visiting a dentist when your teeth are causing you pain is certainly important, that isn't the only time that you should visit your dentist.
18 May 2020
When you are on the verge of losing a tooth to dental decay or trauma, a dental crown is a good investment. Not only can dental crowns save badly damaged teeth, but they can also give you back your ability to chew and smile comfortably. However, just as with any dental restoration, you will need to adjust your oral hygiene practices to suit your dental crown. If you have found blood around the base of your dental crown after eating or while brushing your teeth, don't panic.
2 December 2019
Although you have several options available to you when seeking tooth replacement, dentures remain one of the most popular options for individuals for a couple of reasons. Firstly, dentures have evolved to become more comfortable over the years, so they are a functional option if you have lost multiple teeth. Secondly, dentures are the most affordable option in the market and this makes them an ideal solution for individuals with a tight budget.
9 November 2019
Whether you have traditional metal braces or a transparent retainer system such as ClearCorrect or Invisalign braces, the basic principle is the same. Your orthodontic device applies light, strategic pressure to your teeth, which is periodically adjusted (tightened) throughout your treatment, slowly readjusting your teeth until the predetermined ideal position has been reached. The thought of your teeth being forced into a new position might not sound all that agreeable, but remember that this is how an orthodontic treatment works, and that the process is a slow and steady one.
8 October 2019
Have small gaps begun to appear between your teeth? Then you should take special care to ensure you clean those areas thoroughly. Small gaps, especially those between crooked teeth, become food traps. Since these areas are hard to see and reach with a toothbrush, there is a risk that tooth decay could develop between your teeth. But, first, why does it happen? Why do spaces form between teeth that were once close together?
12 June 2019
From a young age, your parents teach you that you should brush your teeth twice a day. Doing so ensures that plaque and food debris cannot build up on your teeth and lead to tooth decay. However, one thing that many people aren't aware of is that brushing your teeth too aggressively will eventually do more damage than good. Do you suspect that you have been brushing your teeth with too much force?
12 June 2019
The start of each school year brings with it a long list of needs for your child. Stationery supplies, schoolbag, lunchbox, water bottle and uniform are all items that parents seek to replace. But when was the last time you took a closer look at your child's sports mouthguard at the beginning of the school year? As school sports and other outdoor activities become popular again, now is the perfect time to inspect your child's mouthguard, and here are three reasons why.
29 January 2019