Veneer Removal Questions: Can a Patient Opt to Remove Veneers
29 December 2016
Porcelain veneers can transform an ordinary smile into one that draws attention. If you aren't happy with your smile, whether that is because you have overcrowded teeth, crooked teeth, discolored teeth, or small or overly large teeth, 8-16 veneers placed in the smile zone can give you the smile you have always dreamed of.
Veneers can also last up to twenty years if well taken care of. However, just like any dental treatment, issues may arise, including issues with size, comfort, color, etc.
Why Constantly Grazing Can Be Detrimental to Your Oral Health – And What You Should Do
13 December 2016
Do you feel as if you are constantly on the go? Life can be hectic and it means people frequently forego best habits in an attempt to try and 'catch-up'. If you find that you don't have time to eat properly, this can be problematic, especially when it comes to your oral health. What can you do if you're constantly pressed for time?
Make Time for Meals
Is there such a thing as time management in your life?
How to Choose a Mouth Guard When You Practise Martial Arts
21 November 2016
Not all mouth guards are made equal when fighting, especially not when wearing braces and practising martial arts.
Your orthodontist will be able to create you a custom fit mouth guard, designed for maximum comfort and protection; however, if you want to buy it yourself, there are two types of 'standard' guards from which you can choose:
Ready made guards are the cheapest but not recommended. They don't account for changes in your denture over time, nor for the extra bulk of braces over your teeth.
Learn How Gum Contouring Can be Perfect for People with 'Gummy Smiles'
21 November 2016
Some people may find that their gums cover too much of their teeth, or that they look a little uneven. This is usually known as a 'gummy smile', and it can significantly impact people's self-esteem and pride in their smile, even if the teeth themselves are perfectly white and flawlessly straight. However, there is a way to correct the problem: gum contouring.
What is Gum Contouring?
Ideally, the gums should be even and leave most of the tooth surface exposed; if this hasn't happened naturally, gum contouring can make it so.