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

  • 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.

  • 4 Tips for Keeping Your Teeth White After Professional Whitening

    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.

  • How to Combine Crafting and Dental Care: Recipes and Ideas to Boost Your Dental Health

    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.

  • The Pros and Cons of Dental Implants

    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.