Answering Your Questions About a Dental or Tooth Implant
28 November 2017
A dental or tooth implant is a good choice for someone who has lost a tooth, or who needs a tooth extracted because of damage or decay. If you've been recommended for a dental implant, you want to ask your dentist any and all questions you might have about this product and the procedure for installing it, but note a few common questions many patients have about such implants, so you know what to expect with yours.
Scuba Diving and Dental Health: Tooth Squeeze
13 November 2017
If you have recently taken up scuba diving, you may not have considered how it may affect your dental health. At first, it may seem highly unlikely that diving underwater using professional equipment could cause any harm to your teeth. However, there are a number of dental issues which can occur when scuba diving. Below is a guide to one of the most common issues, tooth squeeze.
What is tooth squeeze?
Why Mouthguards Are so Important for Kids Who Wear Braces
16 October 2017
When children are in their element, they may feel as if they are indestructible. Certainly, they are able to absorb bumps and bruises much more readily than their parents can! However, parents also have to look out for the well-being of their kids, particularly when they are taking part in a contact sport in school. This is a rite of passage for most children, but injuries can frequently occur to the mouth and could lead to dental injuries.
What Your Orthodontist Wants You to Know About Braces
22 September 2017
Are you on the verge of having braces? Congratulations, because you're taking the first step towards straighter teeth. Not only does this make smiling feel more effortless, but also it can help with word formation and chewing too.
Before an orthodontist installs your braces, there are some essential facts they may want you to know:
The stuff that catches around braces harms your teeth
No matter what type of braces you opt for, there's scope for food getting stuck there.