Can You Replace Composite Veneers With Porcelain Veneers?
11 December 2017
Composite veneers are cheaper than porcelain veneers and can last about 5 years before they need to be replaced. However, rather than replace your composite veneers every few years or so, it might actually be cheaper to switch to porcelain veneers since porcelain veneers can last for up to 15 years.
Although the process of placing porcelain veneers differs from that of composite veneers, it is possible to switch from composite veneers to porcelain veneers.
4 Causes of Intrinsic Dental Stains
16 November 2017
In some cases, you can decide to clean your teeth without seeking the assistance of a dentist. However, the results might not be what you expected. This arises because the results often depend on the type of stains on the teeth. Below are some of the causes of one type of dental stain (intrinsic stains). Use this information to set realistic goals for your planned teeth whitening efforts after talking to your family dentist.
What to Do When Your Dental Crown is Damaged or Loose
25 October 2017
There are many reasons why a dental crown can become damaged or loose. Whatever the reason, it can be a rather alarming feeling. Dental crowns are designed to last, and yet there are instances where they might not stand the test of time. So what are some of the reasons why a dental crown can become damaged or loose? And what is the best way to deal with the situation?
A Bone to Pick: Why Your Gum Has a Shard of Bone Protruding From It
2 October 2017
When teeth are extracted from the front of the mouth, the process is usually a fairly simple one. This is because the roots of incisors, canines, and premolars are quite short in length and are relatively straight. However, when it comes to wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, the opposite is often true. Wisdom teeth often have longer roots than the rest of your teeth because they have been growing for much longer and erupt much later.