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!
12 May 2022
The discolouration of teeth can compromise one's facial appearance. As a result, an individual with stained teeth might experience increased discomfort when smiling or speaking. Over time, this issue can give rise to low self-esteem, work problems and even poor relationships. Therefore, if you have noticed a change in your teeth' colour, you should consult your dentist for an examination. In most cases, the decline in dental appearance is a simple superficial problem.
1 April 2022
Are you doing as much as you can to maintain excellent oral hygiene? The chances are, you may be able to make some adjustments to your usual routine. Here are some adjustments you can try. Maximise Your Mouthwash Usage You'll be forgiven for thinking that you should use mouthwash right after brushing your teeth. However, when you do so you're washing away the concentrated fluoride your toothpaste leaves behind. Fluoride helps to prevent tooth decay, so you don't want to wash it away.
15 February 2022
Dental problems are one of the most common causes of bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, can be embarrassing and negatively affect your social life. If you're experiencing bad breath, it's essential to visit your dentist and find out what's causing it. Here is a guide to four dental issues that can cause bad breath. 1. Tooth Decay Tooth decay is a common cause of bad breath that happens when food particles get trapped in the grooves or fissures of your teeth, especially at the back.
15 December 2021
Teeth whitening is the most common dental procedure in Australia today. The trend can be attributed to the guerilla marketing that teeth whitening products receive via different media platforms. Notably, you can buy DIY teeth whitening products and use them in the comfort of your home, eliminating the need to book sessions with a dentist every other week. However, despite the convenience and cost-effectiveness of at-home teeth whitening products, you should think about the benefits of a professional procedure.
27 October 2021
Gum disease is all too common in Australia, with some 30% of the population living with a moderate to severe form of the condition. As you may already know, gingivitis is about the most common form of gum disease. This inflammation of the gums is generally plaque-induced, although the accumulation of plaque can largely be avoided with good oral hygiene. Your dentist can remove calculus (hardened, calcified plaque), which also manages the bacteria triggering your body's inflammatory response.