22 September 2015
If your tooth is broken, cracked or misshapen, your dentist may suggest a dental crown to correct its appearance and restore functionality. There are multiple types of crowns that are used for dental restoration. Here are a few crown types and their advantages: Metal Alloy Alloys, such as gold alloy, nickel alloy or chromium alloy, may be used as the material for a metal crown. These crowns require less tooth debridement than most other crown types.
14 September 2015
Many patients love Invisalign because wearing these aligners is so simple. However, there are certain precautions you must follow in order to ensure your outcome is favorable. Avoid these three common bad habits when wearing Invisalign, and you'll have a better chance of ending your treatment with a straighter, more attractive smile. Drinking coffee with the aligners in. If you're a regular coffee drinker, then you know how bad the temptation can be.
27 August 2015
Many people know how important it is that they brush and floss their teeth. This is something that is ingrained in your head from a young age. However, even though people try to have good oral hygiene habits, they might not get the best brushing experience available because of certain things they do with their toothbrush. Here are a few brushing mistakes to avoid so that you can get the most out of the process
10 August 2015
If you never wore braces yourself, it can be difficult to tell your child what he or she can expect from the orthodontics process. The more that both of you understand about the transition, the easier it will be for you to help him or her along in the process. Here's a look at some of the things you can expect your child to experience and some tips to help deal with them.
27 July 2015
Are you looking for the best way to replace your missing teeth? You can get artificial teeth installed on dental implants in the form of permanent dental crowns, or you can opt for removable overdentures. Find out below what you should know about dental implants with crowns and overdentures, as well as what you will have to pay if you get them. How are Dental Implants Used for Permanent Crowns?
23 July 2015
Periodontal disease is a serious threat to your general dental health. It's a condition that causes your gum tissue to detach from your teeth, exposing the roots and bone underneath the gums. When left untreated, it can progress significantly, damaging the roots of teeth. The severity of your condition is determined by how much space there is between your teeth and the gums. If your dentist has diagnosed you with periodontal disease, here's what you need to know to treat it.
30 June 2015
Choosing the right dentist for a young child is an important decision; it may shape their lifelong relationship towards dentists and dental hygiene. Even before your first appointment, there are some things that you can do to make these initial visits a success. Choose a Children's Dentist Finding a pediatric dentist is a good idea for many reasons. From a care perspective, dentists that deal exclusively with children might provide a higher level of child-specific care.
15 June 2015
If you are unhappy with your smile either because it is discolored, you have missing teeth, or you have crooked teeth, you may have considered going to a cosmetic dentist to fix these issues. However, some people with these problems feel that it will only resolve their appearances and nothing else health-wise, so they avoid it in order to save money. Cosmetic dental work can be expensive, but there is good reason to spend the money: there are many health benefits that come with cosmetic treatment.
27 May 2015
Dental veneers work great for those that have cosmetic issues with their teeth, and do not want to experience a lengthy procedure to correct the issue. By attaching a porcelain shells to the teeth, nobody will be able to tell what they originally looked like. Here are 3 facts about dental veneers that you should know about before getting the procedure done. Dental Veneers Will Improve Your Teeth Immediately If you have teeth that have gaps or are misaligned, braces are a cheap and effective way to correct the problem.
4 May 2015
If your child has special needs, you may be worried about how they'll react at their first dental appointment. Below are three tips on making your child's first and subsequent appointments easier—for them and for you. 1. Practice Good Hygiene at Home New environments can be scary, but even more so if your child doesn't have much experience with dental hygiene in general. It's important to start young, so as to instill a lifelong habit of good dental care.