Thinking About Getting Dental Implants? Protect Your Gums from Gum Disease
29 June 2018
If you have lost one or a few teeth and are looking for a permanent treatment option, dental implants are an excellent solution. These tooth restorations are surgically inserted into the gum to replace the lost tooth and a dental crown placed on the top of the implant. They are permanent restorations that will last a lifetime when properly maintained. However, for your implant treatment to be successful, you need healthy gums that are free from disease.
The Perils of Ignoring Cavities: Why You Should Never Ignore Cavities
8 June 2018
Your teeth are harder than your bones. However, unlike your bones, which can heal by themselves, if you damage your teeth, they stay damaged. That is, unless you call on the services of a dentist. If you choose to ignore a cavity, even one that looks and feels innocuous, it won't heal. In fact, quite the opposite is likely to occur.
If you have noticed what looks like a cavity in one of your teeth, book a standard dental appointment as soon as you can.
Getting Used to Eating with Your New Braces
24 April 2018
Your new set of metal braces will take a bit of getting used to. This process could rather accurately (although lamely) be described as teething problems. Perhaps the most significant part of becoming comfortable with your braces is when you eat with them. Forearmed is forewarned, so it's time to arm yourself with the facts that you will need to make the process of getting used to your braces as smooth as possible.
How to restore your worn tooth enamel
2 April 2018
Your teeth have to last a lifetime, and they are vital to your ability to eat, as well as things like self-confidence and making a good first impression. This is why dental care is so important, specifically when it comes to tooth enamel.
What is enamel and why is it important?
Believe it or not, tooth enamel is the strongest material in the human body. This is the hard, outer layer of the teeth that everyone can see.