Tooth whitening: the science, the risks, the balance.
28 November 2015
Tooth whitening has become a popular form of cosmetic enhancement in this age of prioritising appearance and delaying the effects of aging on our bodies. Showing off a radiant white smile has been described as being "the fastest way to look younger", and tooth whitening products can help you achieve this. However, can you really know what these products are doing to your body? How do they work? What are the risks?
How Dentures Affect Your Overall Health
10 November 2015
If you have a couple of missing teeth, dentures can help restore your smile and also improve your health. If you have no idea of what dentures are, the procedure involved with getting them and how they can help you, read on for more information.
Dentures are also referred to as false teeth or dental plates. These are removable appliances that are used for replacing missing teeth. You can either get full dentures if you have lost all of your teeth or partial dentures for a few missing teeth.
What Options Does a Dentist Have When Your Fillings Fall Out?
19 October 2015
One of the common dental emergencies that occur is the loss of dental fillings. This can happen due to trauma to the mouth or normal aging of the filling. Read on and discover what your dentist can do in case such an emergency happened to you.
Restoration of the Filling
The emergency dentist will examine your tooth before deciding which particular restoration filling to use in the place of the one that has fallen out.
When It's a Good Idea to Visit Your Local Dentist
30 September 2015
It's usually recommended that a person visit their dentist at least once every year for a thorough exam and checkup and to get their teeth cleaned properly. You may have certain conditions that require you to visit your dentist more often, such as if you smoke, which may put you at increased risk for oral cancer. However, there are times when it's good to visit your local dentist in between your annual checkup.