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

  • Tips to Ensure Effective Treatment with Adult Braces

    3 October 2018

    If you're living with adult braces, you should take proper care of your braces because you're probably going to have them on longer than a younger teenager would. Here are some tips you can follow to ensure effective treatment with braces. Brush carefully and regularly  All of those nooks and crannies on your teeth and gums provide the perfect breeding place for bacteria, and braces only exacerbate the situation. As they are wire-based appliances, braces can easily trap food debris and encourage the build-up of plaque in your mouth.

  • 3 Questions to Ask Your Dentist Before Teeth Whitening

    30 August 2018

    It does not matter whether you want white teeth for a special occasion or just because you want to flash a brilliant smile while you are out and about during the upcoming summer. What does matter is making sure you get the best teeth whitening experience for your budget. Not all teeth whitening experiences are created equal, and as a first-time teeth whitener, you are unsure how to make sure you get exactly what you need.

  • Will an Electric Toothbrush Make Your Teeth Whiter?

    13 August 2018

    If you currently use a manual toothbrush, then your dentist may recommend that you switch to using an electric model instead. While your dentist's recommendation may well be based on boosting your overall cleaning abilities, electric toothbrushes may have other useful effects. For example, some people believe that their teeth look whiter after using an electric toothbrush. How well do electric toothbrushes work in teeth whitening terms? Better Brushing Gives a More Effective Clean

  • How To Calm Dental Fear Before A Checkup

    16 July 2018

    Dental fear is simply defined as the fear of visiting the dentist, whether for treatment or for a simple checkup. The University of Adelaide explains that around one in six Australian adults experience dental fear, and that for around one in twenty, this fear has a significant negative impact on their life. This can lead to treatment and checkups being delayed, making problems more difficult and costly to fix. However, there are some steps you can take to manage dental fear before a checkup.

  • Replacing Multiple Teeth With Implants: How Many Posts Do You Need?

    25 June 2018

    During the implant process, your dentist places a strong metal post in your jawbone that then supports a false tooth, making it look about as close to a fixed, natural tooth as you can get. While you may assume that implants work on a one post per tooth basis, your dentist may also talk to you about using implants to create a kind of fixed denture if you need to have multiple teeth replaced.