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!
19 September 2017
It is recommended that you see a dentist at least twice a year for a routine checkup. People who are less prone to gum disease or cavities may technically be able to visit less while those at a high risk of dental illnesses may need to frequent more. The high risk group include smokers, pregnant women and cancer patients among others. Nevertheless, not everyone adheres to this. Some people have a tendency of ignoring dental checkups until they develop an oral problem.
25 August 2017
Did you know that porcelain crowns are harder and more resistant to wear than your natural teeth? You might doubt that if your porcelain crown has just recently cracked or chipped; however, no matter how strong a material, everything breaks eventually. The most appropriate question now, though, is obviously: should your crown now be replaced, or can it be repaired? Porcelain crowns don't come cheap. Therefore, most patients would prefer to repair rather than replace them.
14 August 2017
No one wants to have discoloured, yellow-tinged teeth. An unattractive smile can be very embarrassing, while perfect, gleaming white teeth can impart confidence and raise self-esteem. However, keeping your teeth pearly white may require a little effort. Here are five ways to get beautiful, white teeth. Whitening toothpaste and rinses The various whitening toothpastes and rinses available on the market are designed to remove stains from the surface of teeth. Whitening rinses use a weak solution of hydrogen peroxide and will have a mild effect, as will whitening toothpastes.
22 March 2017
If you want a dentist who can cater to your dental needs and that of your family, why not find a family dentist? Family dentists provide a wide range of dental services to people of all ages, from your little ones to the senior members of your family. Some of the typical services that most of these dentists offer to patients include the following: Preventative care When it comes to your health and that of those you love, the old saying "
3 March 2017
Dental crowns can be a good choice for a tooth when your dentist cannot address damage with a standard filling and other such work. If your dentist has suggested a dental crown for you, note a few questions you might have about this treatment and then discuss this option with him or her. Are crowns permanent? Crowns are cemented over your own tooth or a dental implant; they are durable but not necessarily permanent, as they may eventually chip, crack, or otherwise fall off.