For some people, the fact that they haven't visited their dentist in some years doesn't mean they're keen to resume those regular checkups. For whatever reason, if it has been a (long) while since you last had a checkup, the delay may make you even more hesitant. Surely it's inevitable that your dentist will find a problem? All you might need is a professional dental cleaning, which really isn't invasive. But since you and your dentist have been on an extended break from each other, it's natural for something as minor as professional cleaning to make you a little nervous.
27 December 2021
If you're dealing with significant dental problems, now's the time to talk to your dentist about dental implants. If you're like most people, you know that these implants help to prevent bone deterioration after tooth loss, and can also prevent the shifting of surrounding teeth after loss. However, there are other benefits of getting dental implants. Here are just a few of those benefits for you to consider. Restore Emotional Well-Being
3 November 2021
If you are missing several or all of your teeth, you have two options to replace them: dentures or dental implants. Many dentists promote dental implants as a modern and permanent solution, but they are not suitable for everyone. Here are a few advantages of dentures as an alternative to dental implants. 1. Avoid Invasive Surgery In order to get dental implants, you have to go through oral surgery to place the support posts into your gums.
10 September 2021
Dental health issues can pose a lot of challenges. For instance, they are quite inconvenient, especially when they happen at night. Therefore, it is always advisable to follow the proper oral health care procedures to avoid issues. However, even with the best care and management, sometimes you will suffer problems that need professional treatment. Here are three of the most common dental health issues and how you can treat them.
13 August 2021
Attending regular dentist appointments is a great way to ensure your teeth stay healthy, but there are various problems that can occur between appointments. This guide explains three dental issues and explains why each one should encourage you to book an urgent dentist appointment for quick treatment, rather than waiting for your next routine appointment. Your Gums Are Bleeding or Receding Gum disease is an extremely common complaint, and the early stages tend to manifest themselves in bleeding or sore gums.
1 July 2021
Teeth whitening is most effective when teeth are already in a good condition, aside from the discolouration that made you want to whiten them in the first place. But surely a few minor chips in your teeth won't prevent you from getting the results you want? Your Dental Enamel Whitening your teeth is essentially bleaching them, and since it's a topical treatment, it only treats your dental enamel, which is the strong mineralised compound that coats your teeth.
20 May 2021
Are you planning to remove one or more of your wisdom teeth? Then you may be curious to know just how long the procedure takes. In general, tooth extraction may take only a few minutes. But wisdom tooth extraction is often more complicated than the extraction of your other teeth. If you have no complications, then wisdom tooth extraction may take just a few minutes. However, the following factors will extend wisdom tooth extraction time, so bear this in mind if you are in a hurry.
6 April 2021
Many teenagers need orthodontic treatment to correct an overbite, reduce crowding in the mouth, or realign teeth. Invisalign is a modern alternative to the braces that dentists have traditionally used to straighten teeth. People getting treatment with Invisalign wear transparent, removable plastic aligners to gradually bring their teeth into the correct positions. Invisalign has many advantages, but is it the best solution for your teenage son or daughter? Invisalign Is Almost Invisible
5 March 2021
Dentures can transform your smile and help you eat more comfortably. However, dentures can get damaged or degrade over time, especially if you have had them for a while. When it happens, eating and talking can become uncomfortable or painful in some cases. That is why you should see a denturist for routine maintenance and repair of your dentures. This article highlights situations when you need denture repairs. Denture Causing Sore Spot
25 January 2021