23 July 2021
Wisdom teeth removal is a rite of passage for many young people. Wisdom teeth that are left in place can become impacted and develop an infection or push other teeth out of their correct alignment. If you are planning to have your wisdom teeth removed and are not sure what to expect, the following information could be helpful. Before Wisdom Teeth Removal Before wisdom teeth removal, you will have a chance to meet the dentist who will be carrying out the extraction.
24 June 2021
Dental health is an important part of general body health. Experts recommend that people have a dental checkup at least twice a year. While a general dentist can help with most of the common oral issues, some conditions may need specialized care. That's where periodontists come in. With additional specialized training, they can deal with complex dental issues like dental implants, oral inflammation, periodontal diseases, etc. That said, many people dread a periodontist visit.
18 May 2021
Did you know that it's just as important to take care of your child's baby teeth as it is to take care of adult teeth, even if those baby teeth will eventually fall out? Healthy primary teeth help guide adult teeth into the right place, ensure your child can eat and talk properly, boost self-esteem, and keep your little one free from oral discomfort. As such, it's crucial that your child follows a good dental routine to keep their teeth clean and bacteria-free.
6 April 2021
The loss of any of your tooth structure can be a cause for alarm. Your tooth is compromised and will continue to deteriorate, and it doesn't matter if the loss was due to an accident that damaged a tooth or if the loss was gradual and caused by tooth decay. Accidents and decay aren't the only ways in which you can lose tooth structure. When structure is progressively lost towards the base of a tooth, you might be experiencing an abfraction lesion.
23 February 2021
Tooth sensitivity can be extremely limiting and also annoying to deal with. It can strike at any time, and it takes the fun out of enjoyable activities like eating ice cream or other cold foods. Tooth sensitivity can also present itself when you eat fruit with citric acid and also when you eat extremely hot foods. The problem with tooth sensitivity is that the problem does not always go away by itself.
7 January 2021
One missing tooth can change your mouth in many ways. A missing tooth will affect the way you eat, the way you smile and even the way you speak. But replacing a tooth can be expensive and invasive. Fortunately, you can replace a single tooth with a partial denture. 1. Partial dentures or flippers can replace a single tooth Dentures usually replace at least two or more teeth. But you can still replace a single tooth with a partial denture or flipper.
23 November 2020
Dentures are still a prevalent option for replacing teeth that may have been lost for one reason or another. The reason behind their tremendous usage is that they can be removed at the patient's leisure. Additionally, dentures do not demand intense monitoring like the other forms of replacement therapy options. Since they don't require complex maintenance, it is relatively common that the patient fails to prioritise caring for their dentures. Most times, when faced with denture issues, the patient is likely to remove them until a time comes when they no longer experience the same problems.
19 October 2020
As a parent, you are required to teach your child how to care for his or her teeth. Start by taking your child to see a pediatric dentist when the first teeth start coming out. This is usually around the sixth to the tenth month. At this stage, the dentist inspects the first teeth to check whether they are growing correctly. He or she then gives you professional advice on how to care for your child's teeth and the kind of signs to look out for.
20 July 2020
One event that many people do not look forward to is dental visits. That is due to previous negative experiences or the embarrassment of their current dental condition. The fear of pain is another reason why individuals do not end up visiting their dentist. Whatever your reasons may be, avoiding dental visits can lead to various issues. Some risks you will experience from avoiding dentist visits are given below. Spending More Money on Dental Care
30 December 2019
Tooth whitening is becoming quite popular because of the way it improves the appearance of teeth. It's a cosmetic dental procedure that lightens your teeth by removing discolouration and stains. There are many causes for stains and unnatural tooth colours, including smoking and ingesting drinks like coffee and red wine. Ageing is also a factor that contributes to discolouration. Brushing using regular toothpaste alone may not be of much help. It's the reason people turn to the whitening procedure.