Blood appearing regularly on the bristles of your toothbrush isn't something you should ignore because it could be a sign of an underlying gum problem that needs immediate treatment from a dentist. Ignoring your bleeding gums could lead to bigger oral problems in the future, so it's always best to get a dentist to examine your teeth as soon as possible. Here are some probable reasons and solutions for dealing with bleeding gums.
16 December 2015
Are your teeth looking a little dull and yellow? Has your dentist told you that dentures or crowns are in your future? Well there is hope – taking care of your teeth now may save you from expensive and complicated dental work in the future. Here are few things you can do every day to strengthen your teeth and keep them healthy-looking. Brush AND Floss It's important to brush and floss at least twice a day.
1 December 2015
There is a misconception that if you want professional teeth whitening services, you simply schedule them with your dentist. The truth is, your dentist will likely want to have a consultation with you prior to the first whitening treatment. This may put some people off or have you thinking that there is something wrong with your request. Before you move on to the next whitening option, consider the following concerns your dentist may have with your teeth whitening request.
10 November 2015
If you have an accident and knock out a tooth, all may not be lost, and your dentist may be able to reinsert it. But you have a short period of time in which to work here. According to Sports Medicine Australia, teeth stand the best chance of successful reinsertion if you can get them back into their sockets within twenty minutes. Act fast and take care to protect the tooth to increase your dentist's chances of putting it back in place permanently.
20 October 2015
Although smiles are what will typically make an individual's appearance approachable, it is unfortunate to find that there are some people who may not be happy with theirs. This could be for a myriad of reasons that may not necessarily be health-related. To fix these issues, you may have to opt for porcelain veneers. This is an aspect of cosmetic dentistry as your regular dental plan may not cover any procedure carried out for aesthetic purposes.
6 October 2015
One of the most difficult things about learning medicine is the leap from theory to practice. Whether the student is planning to become a doctor or studying general dentistry, theoretical study is very different to actually treating a patient. Medical students have utilised cadavers for centuries - a person donates their body after they pass away, and students are able to use the cadaver to learn the layout of the body.
24 August 2015
The medical field is changing on a consistent basis, and that change can even be seen at your dentist offices. There are several new developments occurring that every patient should know about. These developments could help with implants, surgical procedures, and advanced care for oral disease. Here are a few of those new developments and what you should know about each one. 3-D Printing One development that could change the way you receive implants and even dentures is the use of 3-D printing in dentistry.
28 July 2015
There are some dental procedures that aren't performed based solely on oral health, but are more focused on beautifying your smile. This type of work is known as cosmetic dentistry, and if you are thinking about fixing your teeth in a manner that makes your smile more radiant, here are two services that these dental professionals can offer you: Veneers -- Veneers are one of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures.
29 June 2015
While most adults know that they should see a dentist at least once per year, many adults actually avoid going to the dentist for as long as possible. They may not have dental insurance to cover the cost or may not understand the need for preventative care. While it is certainly your decision as to how often you visit the dentist for a checkup, you might want to think about some signs that it's time to see a dentist as soon as possible.
1 June 2015
Dental healthcare is a necessary part of the overall well-being making it a vital part of the general healthcare process. However, dental services can also be quite costly and many people struggle to pay these costs. It is helpful to know the various options that you have when it comes to paying for these services. You can pay for dental care through the following ways: Capitation scheme Some dental services offer you the option of saving up for treatment through making installment payments on a regular basis.
27 April 2015