Dental implants can make a smile look fabulous – I know I have them. However, if you are just thinking about getting them, you may have a lot of questions. You may be wondering how smoking affects implants, whether or not wine will stain them, if they can be whitened or other concerns. I also know from experience that it can be intimidating to ask some of these questions to your dentist. In my dental implant blog, I am going to answer the questions that can be hard to ask. I hope you find the info you need in this blog and that it guides you to the right decision about dental implants. Thanks for reading!
23 March 2021
A great way to boost the appeal of your smile is to invest in some porcelain veneers for your smile zone. Porcelain veneers can hide all tooth imperfections from stains to chips or cracks. And when made by a skilled ceramist, you won't be able to tell the difference between your natural teeth and your porcelain veneers. But if you plan to get veneers, you need to first understand and accept several important facts.
24 February 2021
Are you getting a bit annoyed with your partial dentures? They serve an essential purpose, but they have their drawbacks. Some people might find the fit of their partial dentures to be imperfect, and dentures need to periodically be relined to ensure that they best fit the changing contours of your mouth. However, this doesn't solve all problems related to the fit of your partial dentures and how they feel in your mouth.
7 January 2021
There is nothing more fragile than a hormonal teenager, so when a teen is told their teeth need braces, some act as if it is the end of the world. However, there is an alternative to traditional braces such as invisible teeth aligners. ClearCorrect is a brand of invisible teeth aligner and is highly recommended for self-conscious people like teenagers for several reasons. Consider these positive benefits of ClearCorrect aligners when discussing teeth alignment with your teenage child.
30 November 2020
Visiting the dentist is one of the most important parts of your self-care routine, and without it, you can develop nasty problems that go undetected for years before displaying themselves. The last thing you want is a cavity, root canal or dentures inserted when they could have been prevented. Your mouth and teeth will always give you hints when they are not being taken care of as well as they should be, but for those not in the know, it can be hard to interpret them.
22 September 2020
If you suddenly lose a tooth, is it a dental emergency? It absolutely is. If you suddenly lose a prosthetic tooth from your dentures, is it a denture emergency? That's also a yes. You will need emergency denture repairs. But what can cause the sudden loss of a tooth from your dentures, and how should you handle the situation? Longevity Your dentures are designed for longevity. They will occasionally need maintenance to make sure they provide the best possible fit, but having one (or more) of your prosthetic teeth detach from the denture base isn't generally caused by standard wear and tear.