Dental Implants: Pros and Cons

  • Child Chipped a Tooth? What To Expect When Visiting The Dentist

    3 August 2016

    Chipping a tooth can be a painful and upsetting experience for a child, and a big worry for the parent. If the tooth damage is the result of an accident, then a chipped tooth can remain a painful reminder long after the initial injury has healed. Difficulty eating, teasing from classmates or peers, and a lack of confidence in physical appearance are all possible consequences of a chipped tooth that is not dealt with.

  • Tooth Replacement Options: Partial Denture or Bridge?

    3 August 2016

    If you are missing some teeth, but not all of them, you might be looking for ways to replace those teeth. It is important that you do find a replacement, as this ensures the natural teeth don't move around too much, not to mention restoring your smile and your bite. Two popular options for replacing more than one tooth is with either a fixed bridge or a partial denture. Here are some things to think about when deciding which option is good for you.

  • How to Find the Toothpaste That's Right For You

    19 July 2016

    Toothpastes today claim to offer a wide range of benefits, ranging from sensitivity relief to tartar control. However, many people are unsure which of these benefits they really need. If you're overwhelmed by the selection of toothpastes currently available, use this guide to cut through the marketing and understand what you really need to look for in a toothpaste. Cavity Protection The most basic benefit that a toothpaste should provide is protection against cavities.

  • 3 Weird Teeth Whitening Tricks You Should Never Try at Home

    30 June 2016

    If you search online for teeth whitening home remedies, you'll find a variety of methods that claim to naturally brighten your smile. Unfortunately, many of these remedies are completely useless and some could even put your dental health at risk. Here are three of the most popular teeth whitening tips that circulate online, along with explanations of why you shouldn't try them at home. 1. Lemon Juice and Baking Soda

  • Is Brushing Your Teeth With Coconut Oil a Good Idea?

    14 June 2016

    Coconut oil is considered to be one of the most beneficial alternative health remedies. This oil has properties that are very useful in oral hygiene terms, and people often pull coconut oil to improve their oral hygiene and whiten their teeth. If you don't fancy swishing a spoon of oil around your mouth every day, you may be considering the easier option of brushing your teeth with coconut oil. What are the pros and cons?

  • 3 Possible Outcomes Of Combining Cigarettes And Coffee

    26 May 2016

    A cup of coffee followed by a puff of nicotine may sound like the perfect way to kick-start the day for some people. Cigarettes have an abundance of nicotine while coffee is rich in caffeine, both of which are stimulants. However, combining cigarettes and coffee can have some not-so-pleasant effects. This article explains three of these possible effects for the benefit of cigarette smokers who also have a close relationship with caffeine.

  • Considering Taking Your Children to a Public Dentist? Here's What You Need to Know

    12 May 2016

    Dentists can do remarkable things these days. Teeth that have been lost due to periodontal disease or due to an accident can be replaced with dental implants that look and operate just as natural teeth would. Having said that, there's no substitute for a set of healthy, natural teeth that last for a lifetime. Paediatric dentistry is a vital component for ensuring that your children's teeth develop properly and remain healthy, so those regular checkups are essential.

  • What to eat during the first days when having adult braces on

    21 April 2016

    With new adult braces, you can expect your mouth to feel quite different. As a result, you will need to change your dietary habits for the first few weeks as you get accustomed to your new adult braces. Here are three suggestions on the best types of foods to eat during the first several days after getting braces. Go for a smoothie Smoothies are an excellent option for a tasty meal in a glass, providing convenient, healthy diet option.

  • Is Flavoured Milk Bad for Children's Teeth?

    23 March 2016

    As a dairy product, milk plays a vital role in your child's growth and development. Milk is high in calcium and helps build strong bones and healthy teeth. Unfortunately, parents may find that their children stop wanting to drink milk once they get older, preferring to drink juices and sodas. You may, however, be able to get some milk into your children if you allow them to drink flavoured varieties. But what are the pros and cons for their teeth?

  • What to eat after having oral surgery done

    1 March 2016

    Oral surgery is something many people has to go through during their lifetime. It might be something simple, like having to pull a tooth out, or something more complicated, like extensive jaw surgery to improve one's bite. What they all have in common, however, is that they affect your mouth and the way you use it afterwards. One of the most difficult things with not being able to use your mouth is how to eat.