Dental Implants: Stains, Whitenings and Other Considerations
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Dental Implants: Stains, Whitenings and Other Considerations

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!

Dental Implants: Stains, Whitenings and Other Considerations

  • What Are Natal Teeth, And What (If Anything) Should I Do About Them?

    27 May 2016

    Caring for a young child's even changing dental needs can be challenging, but is essential for both the short-term and long-term health of your baby. However, in uncommon cases the ordinary progression from baby teeth to adult teeth can start a little too early, and some babies emerge from the womb already sporting one or more teeth in their mouths.These teeth are known as natal teeth, and while they very rarely cause problems for the child, caring for the dental health of a child with natal teeth requires a few precautions.

  • 5 Foods to Enjoy When Recovering From Dental Implant Surgery

    13 May 2016

    For people with missing teeth, dental implants are a great option for restoring a beautiful smile. However, recovering from dental implant surgery can be a tricky time, as your gums may be too sore to allow you to chew food properly. Here are five foods that you can enjoy while you wait for the implant site to heal. 1. Smoothies Packed with vitamins and flavor, a fresh fruit smoothie is always a treat.

  • Drawing The Line: When, Why And How To Have Your Dentures Relined

    25 April 2016

    Modern dentures are made from tremendously durable materials and can take a lot of punishment compared to the more fragile models of days gone by. However, they are not invulnerable, and a combination of factors can lead to dentures losing their fit and becoming uncomfortable and difficult to use.  If your dentures no longer fit well, you don't necessarily have to go to the effort and expense of having a whole new set of dentures fitted.

  • Dentures vs. Implants: What You Need To Know

    5 April 2016

    When you lose a tooth or multiple teeth, there are always ways of having them replaced. Two of the major tooth replacement options are dentures and dental implants. Dentures are simply artificial teeth that can be removed as well as replaced easily. On the other hand, while dental implants are artificial, they are permanent teeth replacement options and cannot be removed. Before picking one of these options, it is important to understand a few things about them, especially in terms of their advantages or disadvantages over each other.

  • Will You Have Speech Problems After Receiving Dentures? What to Expect and How to Fix It

    23 March 2016

    A few minor speech problems can be quite common after receiving dentures. It's a question of getting used to the dentures, and this is largely achieved by speaking as much as possible when you receive the dentures. This allows your jaw to become used to the small additional weight of the dentures so that the sensation of speaking with dentures quickly becomes a natural feeling. It really is just a matter of repetition—the more you speak, the quicker you'll get used to the feeling of the dentures.