A lot of people get braces when they are teenagers to correct the alignment of their teeth and create a straighter smile. Braces are so much a rite of passage of adolescence that some people don't even realise that you can get them as an adult. If you have never been happy with your smile, here are a few reasons why you should consider getting braces in adulthood. Lots of Adults Have Braces
8 July 2021
Traditional family dental offices stay busy all the time because people always need dental cleanings and dental care. However, other types of dental offices can be surprisingly busy, too: emergency dental offices. In fact, there are many different situations in which people rely on these dental offices, such as in the situations below. When Dealing With a Sports Injury Even though many people wear mouth guards and other forms of protection when playing sports, it is still surprisingly common for athletes to get hurt while playing sports and to find that their teeth have been affected.
24 May 2021
Most people know that a mouthguard is a necessary piece of equipment for playing contact sports like rugby or Australian rules football. Mouthguards prevent costly dental injuries. But there is a big difference in the quality of protection provided by a custom mouthguard and a store-bought mouthguard. Custom mouthguards, created by dentists, are a much better option. If you are considering your mouthguard options at this time, then here are just some of the ways that a custom mouthguard can protect your and your teeth.
9 April 2021
Crystal methamphetamine, generally just referred to as crystal meth or ice, is fairly prevalent in Australia. In fact, it has been suggested that Australia has one of the highest rates of crystal meth usage in the world. It's an illicit drug that is highly addictive and is disastrous to a person's physical and mental health. If you are in the process of breaking your addiction, you may find yourself attempting to undo the physical damage caused by the drug, and your dental health will need to be addressed.
24 February 2021
It is not uncommon for individuals, especially in their young and young adult years, to experience crooked or misaligned teeth. Crooked teeth are those that have rotated and are facing a different direction. Misaligned teeth, on the other hand, are in the form of overbites, underbites or crossbites. An overbite is when your upper jaw and teeth seem to be positioned more towards the front than the lower jaw and teeth, meaning that if you bite down, the lower teeth bite behind your upper teeth.
22 January 2021