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

  • Dental Implant Care: Do You Need More Hygienist Visits?

    16 June 2016

    Once you've replaced a tooth with a dental implant, you might assume that your new false tooth will just become part of your general oral hygiene routine. However, your dentist may recommend that you start to schedule more frequent appointments with your hygienist after having an implant fitted. Why does your dentist want you to up the ante with professional cleaning? Keeping Implant Infections at Bay All of your teeth are at risk of gum disease if you don't clean them correctly.

  • How Is The Surgical Installation Of Dental Implants Beneficial?

    16 June 2016

    There are several reasons why a large number of patients often prefer removable dentures and dental bridges over dental implants for the replacement of lost teeth. Top on the list of these reasons is that the installation of implants is done through surgery (and is therefore more expensive) while that of dentures and dental bridges is non-surgical. However, the cost of installation shouldn't be the major factor that determines whether a patient should get implants, dentures or dental bridges.

  • What Are Natal Teeth, And What (If Anything) Should I Do About Them?

    27 May 2016

    Caring for a young child's even changing dental needs can be challenging, but is essential for both the short-term and long-term health of your baby. However, in uncommon cases the ordinary progression from baby teeth to adult teeth can start a little too early, and some babies emerge from the womb already sporting one or more teeth in their mouths.These teeth are known as natal teeth, and while they very rarely cause problems for the child, caring for the dental health of a child with natal teeth requires a few precautions.

  • 5 Foods to Enjoy When Recovering From Dental Implant Surgery

    13 May 2016

    For people with missing teeth, dental implants are a great option for restoring a beautiful smile. However, recovering from dental implant surgery can be a tricky time, as your gums may be too sore to allow you to chew food properly. Here are five foods that you can enjoy while you wait for the implant site to heal. 1. Smoothies Packed with vitamins and flavor, a fresh fruit smoothie is always a treat.

  • Drawing The Line: When, Why And How To Have Your Dentures Relined

    25 April 2016

    Modern dentures are made from tremendously durable materials and can take a lot of punishment compared to the more fragile models of days gone by. However, they are not invulnerable, and a combination of factors can lead to dentures losing their fit and becoming uncomfortable and difficult to use.  If your dentures no longer fit well, you don't necessarily have to go to the effort and expense of having a whole new set of dentures fitted.