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!
25 April 2023
When you want to whiten your teeth, you should always consult with a dentist first. A dentist can help determine if you are a candidate for teeth whitening for deep intrinsic stains. Teeth whitening for deep stains is a process that involves using chemicals that penetrate into the tooth enamel to bleach the underlying dentin. This process is different from traditional laser teeth whitening, which only affects the outer layer of the tooth — not the inner layers.
27 February 2023
When you think about having a cavity in your tooth, you may think that you will know it. You may believe that the opening in your tooth's enamel will automatically give you discomfort, causing pain whenever you eat something sweet or drink something cold. However, especially in its beginning stages, you may not readily realise that you even have a cavity. However, even in these early stages, there are a couple of signs that indicate that you may have a cavity in one of your teeth that requires a dental filling.
22 December 2022
Even though severe toothache calls for an immediate trip to an emergency dental practice, there are things you can do to lessen the pain and discomfort until you see the dentist. Try these proven home remedies for maximum relief of toothaches. 1. OTC oral painkillers If you have over-the-counter oral pain relief medication in your medicine cabinet, take advantage of their instant pain-relieving effect to calm symptoms. Strictly follow the dosage instructions to avoid complications and side effects.
27 October 2022
Many people do not realise how important it is to take care of their toothbrushes. If not taken care of, a toothbrush can become a breeding ground for bacteria. Here are four tips on how to take care of your toothbrush. 1. Rinse your toothbrush before and after use It is important to rinse your toothbrush after each use to remove any plaque or bacteria that may be on the bristles.
9 September 2022
So far, you might not have had too many issues with your teeth, and you might have never dealt with a dental emergency. Therefore, if you do find yourself dealing with a dental emergency, you might find yourself wondering what you are supposed to do. To ensure you're prepared for any dental emergency that you might find yourself facing in the future, it's important to know what you should and shouldn't do in this type of situation.