Two bad habits that could destroy your teeth and gums

Posted on: 3 March 2017

There are certain habits which could have an extremely negative impact on your dental health. Here are two examples of such habits. Brushing too vigorously Many people mistakenly believe that in order to clean their teeth and gums properly, they must scrub them as hard as they can. In reality, this approach often does more harm than good, particularly if the person is using a firm-bristled toothbrush. Excessively hard brushing can cause two serious issues: namely, gum recession and tooth enamel wear.
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Veneer Removal Questions: Can a Patient Opt to Remove Veneers

Posted on: 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.
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Why Constantly Grazing Can Be Detrimental to Your Oral Health – And What You Should Do

Posted on: 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?
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How to Choose a Mouth Guard When You Practise Martial Arts

Posted on: 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 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.
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