A Pain-Relieving Root Canal: 3 Ways a Root Canal Eases Pain
13 February 2018
When most patients go to an endodontist for a root canal, they expect to undergo a painful and grueling dental procedure. For the most part, this belief came about because root canal therapy has been consistently used as a negative metaphor for everything unpleasant, from unpopular bank bailouts to public speaking.
However, despite being one of the most feared dental treatments around, root canal therapy is actually quite painless. In fact, a root canal is more likely to relieve pain than cause it.
How to Reverse Mild Gum Disease
23 January 2018
Gum disease is an incredibly common condition, characterised at first by sore or infected gums. As the NHS explains, the earliest form of gum disease is known as gingivitis, a very common condition which causes bleeding gums and mild bad breath. However, if left untreated, it will develop into a more serious condition called periodontitis, which can eventually lead to tooth loss. The best thing you can do when diagnosed with mild gum disease is to work to reverse it, therefore preventing it from developing into periodontitis.
Four Essential Things to Consider When Choosing an Orthodontist
2 January 2018
Choosing an orthodontist is something that many people have to do at some point, and whether you're choosing for yourself or for your children, it can seem like a huge, complicated decision. While it can depend on the type of treatment required and how many local options you have, there are a few things that you will need to think about, and this article lays out four of the most common ones.
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.