Having your teeth repaired may present the opportunity for cosmetic dentistry

Posted on: 14 July 2016

By the time you are in your fifties, you are generally comfortable with your appearance. You have got used to your hair and your ears; and you feel comfortable with the wrinkles on your face. You are most probably also used to your teeth. Until something happens that causes you to look at your mouth differently. Wear and tear of old fillings presents the opportunity for cosmetic dentistry If you are in your fifties, you probably have a number of substantial fillings in your mouth and they are likely to be silver amalgam.
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What is the process for getting a dental crown?

Posted on: 24 June 2016

A dental crown is a type of porcelain cap you have bonded over one of your natural teeth. It is often necessary after having a root canal or if you have a tooth that is cracked and at risk of breaking. Here are some things to know about the process for getting a dental crown. The Exam and X-Rays Are Done First  If you have not had this done already, the dental crown procedure will begin with examining the tooth and surrounding teeth then performing some x-rays.
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Options For Fixing A Gummy Smile

Posted on: 9 June 2016

If you show too much of your gums when you smile, you may be wondering what causes the problem and if it can be corrected.  The good news is that it may be possible to fix the issue with help from a specialist orthodontist.  Read on for an overview. What causes a 'gummy smile'? The correct medical term for a gummy smile is, 'excessive gingival display'.  There are a number of common causes for the condition including:
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A Pain in the Tooth: The Causes of Tooth Pain

Posted on: 20 May 2016

Toothache is a very common dental problem. Tooth pain is caused when the nerves which are inside the pulp of the tooth come into contact with an outside source. The pain is your body telling you that you need to visit the dentist. Tooth pain can have several causes. Below is a run down of the major causes of tooth pain. Dental Cavities Teeth which have dental cavities are particularly prone to pain.
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