Dental Crowns 101

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Dental crowns are used to provide teeth that have become damaged or crooked with an aesthetic makeover. Using a strong adhesive, the crown, which is a specially designed cap shaped like your tooth, is attached to help to correct the deformity. In order to ensure that the crown blends in with the rest of your teeth, a colour match is made before a qualified specialist crafts the crown. Prior to any operation, you'll undergo a series of consultations with your dentist who will explain the process from start to finish and discuss how dental crowns are attached.

20 December 2016

Overbites: Everything You Need to Know

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An overbite is a very common problem which affects children. Around 70% of children will develop some type of overbite. However, although it is a common problem, an overbite can have a severe impact on a child's confidence and their ability to speak. Below is a guide to everything you need to know about overbites—the causes, complications and treatment options. An introduction to overbites It is entirely normal for a modern human to have a slight overbite.

9 December 2016

Pull It or Fix It: What to Do About a Bad Tooth?

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If you're in pain or your tooth is starting to crumble, you need to see a dentist. It doesn't necessarily mean losing teeth, as there are options available. It's important to know all your options, which is what you'll learn right now. Can Your Tooth Be Fixed? Dentists will usually try to fix the tooth rather than extract it at first. This is less painful and will require fewer follow-up appointments, as long as you look after your teeth afterwards.

29 November 2016

Dermal Fillers - What Are They and What's Involved?

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You might be considering having dermal filler treatment to remove fine lines from your face, leaving you looking younger.  Traditionally, these treatments have been carried out by cosmetic clinicians, but did you know that you could now have dermal fillers and even Botox treatments carried out by your dentist in just the time it takes to have a simple regular check-up? So what are dermal fillers and how do they work?

15 November 2016

Tips for choosing dental products

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Everyone knows that in order to keep their teeth and gums in good condition, they need to brush and floss on a daily basis. However, with so many different types of products to choose from, it can be tricky to determine which ones are most suitable for your individual dental needs. Read on for some advice on how to choose the right toothbrush and floss. Toothbrush If you have very sensitive teeth, or are currently suffering from gingivitis, it is generally recommended that you use a soft-bristled brush, as this will enable you to remove plaque without irritating your gum line and causing bleeding or an increase in sensitivity.

20 October 2016

Five Very Cheap Methods to Remove Plaque From Your Teeth on Your Own

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When plaque starts to form on your teeth, you can typically see it. It looks like yellowish crust or lines along your teeth. The most effective way to remove plaque is through a professional cleaning at your dentist's office, but there are ways that you can start to tackle the plaque while you are at home. Even if you hardly have any money, you can start to address plaque with these cheap ideas:

29 September 2016

Beautiful Teeth without the Ouch! 3 Tips to Make Future Professional Teeth Cleaning Less Painful

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To keep your teeth in tip-top shape, schedule professional teeth cleaning with a family dentist every 6 months. Professional teeth cleaning helps to remove stains in order to give your pearly whites a boost and plaque, which can cause gingivitis. While professional teeth cleaning ideally doesn't hurt, those with sensitive teeth or gums may still find the procedure painful and intolerable. This article will look at 3 tips that will change that around.

15 September 2016

Why You Had Better Opt For An In-Office Teeth Whitening Procedure

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In this day and age when many people want good facial looks, teeth whitening has become one of the most sought after cosmetic dental procedures because it promises to deliver a brighter, whiter smile at an affordable cost. If you want to whiten your discolored teeth, it is advisable to have the procedure done at the dental office instead of at home using over-the-counter kits. Here is a number of good reasons to explain why you need to do so.

29 August 2016

Reasons to Choose Dental Implants Over Bridges

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If you have one or multiple missing teeth, you are probably looking for ways to replace those teeth. Not only is this important to help restore your smile, but it can help you regain your chewing ability in that part of your mouth and help to avoid bone loss as a result of the missing tooth. Many people turn to a dental bridge to replace a missing tooth, but you also have the option of an implant.

16 August 2016

What Are Your Choices for Fixing Damaged Teeth?

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If you have damaged, discolored, or crooked teeth, you may have more options for fixing them than you realize. These options are not as expensive as you might think and they may be faster and easier for your dentist to manage than you would assume. While braces are still a good option for very crooked teeth, you might not a few other options for fixing damaged teeth that don't take as long as braces to work and which don't cost as much.

13 July 2016