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.
Teaching Your Child Techniques For Removing Loose Teeth
30 August 2017
Your first child brings a lot of firsts out of their world into yours. The first time they laugh, the first time they crawl, and the first time they lose a tooth are all memorable experiences. When it comes to the removal of loose teeth, you may remember your parents trying to help you get the tooth out. The problem with this though was that many children grew up afraid of loose teeth because they feared the pain of it being pulled by mum or dad.
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.