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!
13 August 2018
If you currently use a manual toothbrush, then your dentist may recommend that you switch to using an electric model instead. While your dentist's recommendation may well be based on boosting your overall cleaning abilities, electric toothbrushes may have other useful effects. For example, some people believe that their teeth look whiter after using an electric toothbrush. How well do electric toothbrushes work in teeth whitening terms? Better Brushing Gives a More Effective Clean
16 July 2018
Dental fear is simply defined as the fear of visiting the dentist, whether for treatment or for a simple checkup. The University of Adelaide explains that around one in six Australian adults experience dental fear, and that for around one in twenty, this fear has a significant negative impact on their life. This can lead to treatment and checkups being delayed, making problems more difficult and costly to fix. However, there are some steps you can take to manage dental fear before a checkup.
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.
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.
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.