Too Young for Veneers? Why Veneers Are Not Recommended for Kids and Young Teens
17 August 2017
Children and young teens are always getting into trouble. Sometimes that trouble involves bumps, bruises and broken teeth. Young adolescents aren't so bothered about a broken tooth here and there and may even be proud when showing a chipped central incisor to their friends. However, teens are an altogether different prospect. For them, image is everything. This means that they will want to get a broken tooth fixed as quickly as possible.
How to Keep Lingual Braces Clean and Hygienic
3 August 2017
Lingual braces are a popular choice for those who want to combine the effectiveness of traditional metal braces with a less noticeable appliance. Fitted behind the teeth, lingual braces are pretty much entirely hidden from view, which means nobody will even know you're wearing them most of the time.
The problem is cleaning them. The spot behind the teeth is one of the number one spots dentists find people aren't brushing their teeth thoroughly enough, and with braces in place, it's not only more important, it's also harder to clean.
3 Reasons You Shouldn't Be Nervous to Get False Teeth
24 July 2017
Visiting the dentist is a source of anxiety for a great number of people, but considering modern advancements in dentistry, there's really no need for this. Not only is most dental work painless, but it's also very quick; most procedures are optimised to be as minimally invasive as possible. In fact, it's not only the procedures themselves that have been so impressively updated. The end results look great too — and false teeth are just one example of this.
False Teeth: Options Available To You
8 May 2017
There is a host of reasons why you may acquire tooth loss. These causes range from improper oral hygiene that could cause you to suffer from periodontal disease or simply trauma that would leave you with several teeth knocked out. Some individuals may assume that replacing their missing teeth would only serve as an aesthetic function, but the truth is tooth loss can affect your overall wellbeing. A few of the consequences of living with missing teeth include speech impediments, losing the ability to chew properly and even loss of your jawbone, which would, in turn, lead to facial deformities.