Braced For Impact: Choosing Ceramic Braces For Orthodontic Correction In Older People
12 May 2016
The idea of wearing braces as an adult can be an embarrassing one, putting many people off having orthodontic treatment that could significantly their oral health and quality of life. However, adults who wear braces do not necessarily have to endure the unsightly metal equipment that most brace-wearing children endure -- in many cases, ceramic braces can be used to minimise visual impact while providing the guidance and readjustment your teeth need.
Does Apple Cider Vinegar Damage Your Tooth Enamel?
21 April 2016
If you're looking for an alternative tooth whitening remedy, you may have come across apple cider vinegar as an option. Using this vinegar as a homemade toothpaste or mouthwash is considered to be a natural way to remove some stains from your teeth which may make them look whiter. While apple cider vinegar may help whiten your teeth, this vinegar may also have some harmful effects. How does apple cider vinegar work on your teeth and will it damage your tooth enamel?
Frightened Child? 4 Tricks To Eliminate Your Toddler's Fear Of Visiting A Dentist
23 March 2016
A visit to the dentist is enough to scare kids, especially if your toddler associates a dental visit with perceived pain. Dental procedures are sometimes time consuming, requiring your children to sit for long hours, while dealing with the stress of multiple unknown people in the room. If your kids associate dental visits and pain together, then you're in for a challenge in your quest to take them to the dentist.
Fighting Dental Decay: How to Find the Right Toothbrush
1 March 2016
The Australian Dental Association recommends that you replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months. There is a massive range of toothbrushes available on the market and while having a choice is great, it can also be overwhelming. When you are out shopping for a new toothbrush how do you know which is the right one for you? It can be tempting to pick up which ever toothbrush is cheapest or to choose the one that looks the best or comes in your favourite colour, but what should you really be looking for when picking up your new toothbrush?