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 February 2016
Professional teeth whitening, whether you choose laser or tray whitening, provides effective bleaching of your teeth. While it lasts a long time, it won't last forever. You can prolong the amount of time the whitening result lasts with the following tips. Brush and Floss Daily One of the best ways to keep your teeth bright and white after professional whitening is to keep brushing and flossing every day. This will keep your mouth healthy and reduce decay, which is often what causes yellowing and discolouration of the teeth.
12 February 2016
If you love healthy teeth and crafting, you can combine those two hobbies and make lots of little things to safeguard your oral health. Ready to start creating? Look at these ideas: 1. Homemade toothpaste Instead of buying toothpaste, embrace your crafty side and make your own. Start with 30 grams of baking soda and add a pinch of salt and 15 mL of vegetable glycerin. Finally, flavor it with your favorite essential oil.
25 January 2016
In days gone by, missing teeth were usually replaced by removable dentures. However, in recent years, dental implants have become a popular alternative offered by dentists to their patients. If you're considering having dental implants, you may be wondering what the pros and cons are; read on to find out more. What are dental implants? When a tooth is lost due to decay, to trauma, or following root canal work, a gap is left behind.
7 January 2016
The use of dental anesthesia has been part of conventional dental practice for a long time. Dental anesthetics are administered to patients before commencement of the dental procedure. Administration of anesthetics is done with the aim of making anxious patients relax. Patients who have never had an experience with dental anesthesia are bound to have a myriad of questions about this dental practice. Below are answers to three among the many questions for the benefit of first-time patients.
16 December 2015
In order to recover appropriately from your dental implant surgery, you should choose your food wisely at the same time that you restrict your intake of an unhealthy diet. Why is diet a basic building block of your recovery? Dental implants will be in direct contact with your bone tissue. Dental implants usually take several months to become completely attached to your jaw. If too much pressure is put on them, your implants may loosen and the whole recovery may last much longer than what was originally planned.