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!

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Dental Implants: Stains, Whitenings and Other Considerations

  • 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.

  • 3 Features to Consider When Buying Toothbrushes for Kids

    16 April 2018

    It is important to train your child to brush his or her teeth effectively at an early age. However, that child will only learn how to brush well if you avail the correct toothbrush for him or her. This article discusses some of the key features which you should examine when you are selecting a toothbrush for your child. The Bristles The bristles on toothbrushes are designed in different shapes and sizes.

  • Mistakes to Avoid In Improving the Appearance of Teeth

    16 April 2018

    The appearance of your teeth can have quite an impact on your overall self-esteem, as teeth are obviously very noticeable every time you open your mouth to talk to someone! Very crooked teeth can also make it difficult to eat certain foods, and may even cause headaches and neck aches, as teeth should easily rest on each other for support. When you want to improve the appearance of your teeth, note some mistakes to avoid, so you know you'll always be happy with your teeth and with the end result of any procedure or treatment you choose.

  • 4 Tips to Reduce Your Child's Risk of Needing Braces

    22 March 2018

    Some people assume that orthodontic problems are an inevitable consequence of an individual's genes and that there is no way to avoid them, but some dentists argue that the way you use your mouth as an infant and child can affect how the teeth develop. To increase the chance of your child's teeth developing with a good alignment, follow these four tips for healthy dental development. 1. Breastfeed If You Can

  • Looking for the Right Cosmetic Dentist?

    28 February 2018

    From teeth whitening treatment for discoloured or stained teeth to dental bonding for people with unsightly gaps between teeth to dental crowns for restoring chipped or broken teeth, a cosmetic dentist can offer a wide range of treatments to improve the appearance of your smile. This can, in turn, impact your confidence and the way you interact with other people in a positive way.  But are all cosmetic dentists the same so that you can turn to any one of them for a dazzling smile?