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Everything You Need to Know About Dentures

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Dentures are a dental treatment option for when you have some missing teeth as a result of an accident or dental disease. Old age can also make you lose all or some of your teeth. In the above scenarios, you may come across two different types of dentures: partial and full dentures. Full dentures are used when you have lost all of your teeth. They comprise of a full set of upper and lower teeth attached to a pink plastic base that takes the shape of either your upper or lower gum.

28 July 2020

When Did You Last See Your Dentist?

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How often do you make an appointment to see your dentist? You should be seeing your local dentist several times a year but for many people, a trip to the dentist is a rare occurrence. Maybe an unpleasant experience in the past has deterred you from regular visits or maybe you just don't consider dental hygiene to be a high priority. Whatever the reason may be, you can't afford to continue risking your teeth.

17 July 2020

3 Signs That You'll Soon Need Root Canal Treatment

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For many years, root canals have been thought of as a painful, lengthy procedure that costs much more than other dental techniques. While root canals are generally more complicated, modern technologies have made this oral procedure more convenient. A big reason why is that patients can identify root canal complications early. For example, having tender/swollen gums is a potential sign of a root canal infection.  By paying attention to warning signs, your tooth can be saved before it becomes extensively infected or decayed.

10 July 2020

7 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants Over Other Tooth Replacement Options

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In the past, dentures were the preferred treatment of choice to replace failing or missing teeth. That was in the past; currently, dental implants are the gold standard. Dental implants refer to titanium posts that are placed into your jaw to act as a replacement tooth root. They're then topped by dental restorations such as crowns, dentures or bridges to form a fully functioning replacement tooth.  Compared to other forms of tooth replacement, dental implants have a large number of benefits.

26 June 2020

Three Realistic Expectations of a Dental Implant Procedure

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Dental implants have gained popularity as the tooth treatment of choice and are the go-to option for many. Dental implants are made to look, feel and act like natural teeth whilst preserving the structure and aesthetic view of your mouth. The procedure is a minor, pain-free surgery involving the insertion of a metallic base in your jawbone onto which the artificial tooth is implemented. Having been around for a while, implants are a safe and established treatment option but many people are still nervous about the undertaking.

25 June 2020

How Facial Injectables Can Help You Show off Your Newly Whitened Teeth

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If you have just had your teeth whitened, you'll want to show them off. But if your smile doesn't reveal your teeth as much as you'd like, your newly whitened teeth might not have the effect you're going for. Fortunately, you can use facial injectables in combination with teeth whitening. In the hands of a skilled medical professional, facial injectables can make a huge difference. In fact, a skilled and experienced dentist can help you get the best out of your smile by using facial injectables in the following ways.

25 June 2020

Why Dental Mobility Can Be a Big Problem

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Maintaining mobility becomes important as a person gets older. Still, there are parts of your body that should never be mobile, and in fact, mobility in these parts is a sign that something is amiss. Trauma to the mouth, as the result of an accident or injury, has the ability to induce mobility in your teeth. But what does this even mean? And why is it so serious? Movement within a Dental Socket

25 June 2020

Are Dental Sealants Unnecessary For Your Child?

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Most people are aware of the importance of maintaining excellent oral health. When your oral hygiene routine is not up to par, you will be plagued by a myriad of dental problems ranging from cavities to gingivitis. Thus, you likely pay keen attention to ensuring you brush and floss daily. However, while you may be trying to instil the same habits in your child, kids are simply not as though as adults are.

23 June 2020

3 Factors to Consider When Looking for a Family Dentist

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Oral health is essential to every family member. Unfortunately, most families tend to prioritise the oral health of children. While children are more susceptible to health issues, it does not mean that the oral health of adults should take a back seat. Therefore, it is better to engage a family dentist to ensure that everyone is taken care of. This article highlights factors to consider when hiring a family dentist.

19 June 2020

What to Expect During a Dental Cleaning

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Dental cleaning is one of the best ways to prevent gum disease, maintain optimum teeth and gum health and cultivate a bright smile. A little nervousness before a dentist visit is normal. Between the strange noises, the discomfort and the prodding, it is easy to be a little apprehensive. What you need to remember is that for most, the process of dental cleaning is simple and painless. However, knowing what to expect may help eliminate your fears.

15 June 2020