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!
26 July 2021
Pregnancy comes with assorted aches and pains, and it can seem like no part of your body is safe. While it might be unexpected to develop a toothache while pregnant, it's actually quite common for the hormonal changes your body is experiencing to have an effect on your dental health. But does being pregnant make it difficult for a dentist to treat your problem? Gingivitis While Pregnant There are several dental issues directly related to being pregnant.
24 June 2021
Dental implants are a significant undertaking. The implantation itself is a minor, though perfectly straightforward, surgical procedure requiring ample healing time. There's also the cost to consider. Given the time, money, and general effort involved in receiving this type of permanent tooth replacement, you need to take care of your new dental implants. Does this involve flossing? The Prosthetic Dental Crown There can be some reluctance to floss around a dental implant.
17 May 2021
Dentures are an excellent solution for missing teeth. They fit your gums perfectly, restoring your smile and allowing you to enjoy your favourite foods comfortably. However, even a perfectly fitting denture needs realignment at some point. Notably, denture realignment can be conducted at a denturist's clinic (chairside reline) or in a lab. Both have pros and cons, and a denturist will advise you accordingly. That said, when do you know it is time to realign your dentures?
23 March 2021
A great way to boost the appeal of your smile is to invest in some porcelain veneers for your smile zone. Porcelain veneers can hide all tooth imperfections from stains to chips or cracks. And when made by a skilled ceramist, you won't be able to tell the difference between your natural teeth and your porcelain veneers. But if you plan to get veneers, you need to first understand and accept several important facts.
24 February 2021
Are you getting a bit annoyed with your partial dentures? They serve an essential purpose, but they have their drawbacks. Some people might find the fit of their partial dentures to be imperfect, and dentures need to periodically be relined to ensure that they best fit the changing contours of your mouth. However, this doesn't solve all problems related to the fit of your partial dentures and how they feel in your mouth.