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

  • Oral Hygiene Adjustments You Should Make Today

    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.

  • 4 Causes of Bad Breath

    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.

  • Top Benefits of In-Office Teeth Whitening

    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.

  • ANUG: When Gingivitis Strikes With Surprising Speed

    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.

  • Managing the Potential Discomfort of New Braces

    22 September 2021

    Dental braces can be a little uncomfortable at first. It's a mistake to think that you must calmly live with this discomfort, and it's really not a case of no pain, no gain. But why do braces make your teeth uncomfortable? And how should you best manage this discomfort? Loss of Bone Tissue Braces apply pressure to your teeth. Sufficient pressure is needed to initiate bone remodelling. This is a natural process, although your braces essentially manipulate your jaw into jump-starting the remodelling.