'Instant' Orthodontics: How Veneers Can Give You a Straight Smile
14 April 2017
People wanting to have crooked teeth straightened were typically left with a single choice: orthodontic braces. While there have been advances in more recent years that have made orthodontic treatments both quicker and less noticeable, some patients are still put off by the idea of having to commit to an extended treatment program and affecting the appearance of their smile in the meantime.
If you can't bear to go through the time and effort it takes to straighten teeth the traditional way, you might consider trying veneers instead.
Three reasons to take your child to take your child to the dentist on a regular basis
14 April 2017
If your child isn't showing any visible signs of dental problems, you may feel as if there is no need to take them to the dentist. However, this is a mistake which could end up having a negative effect on their dental health in the future. Here are three reasons to take your child to the dentist on a regular basis.
To prevent them from developing a fear of the dentist
An explanation of alveolar osteitis
13 April 2017
Alveolar osteitis (or dry socket, as it is more commonly known) is a condition which causes the alveolar bone to become inflamed. It usually occurs after a tooth extraction, if the blood clot that developed on the wound site is dislodged. This dislodgement exposes the underlying nerves and bone to bacteria, food particles and saliva, all of which can cause inflammation.
What can cause dry socket?
As mentioned above, dry socket typically develops after a tooth has been removed and the blood clot at the site of the extraction is dislodged.
3 Ways to Make Your Small Teeth Look Larger
12 April 2017
Whether you still have your primary teeth, you've worn away your teeth by grinding, or your adult teeth just didn't grow in as big as you expected, having small teeth can take its toll on your self esteem. If your teeth don't fit the size of your face and you're interested in getting a cosmetic dentistry procedure to make them look larger, here are three great options to consider.