Keeping your teeth young
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Keeping your teeth young

As we get older suddenly we realised many things we didn't appreciate about being young - being fit, having smooth skin and having all your own teeth. As our loose teeth (and bridges) struggle to deal with chewier food we start eating bland mush and, there is no easy way to say this, OLD PEOPLE FOOD. I'm determined not to let that happen to me and I'm doing everything I can to keep my own teeth as long as possible, and when that's not possible to get the best possible teeth replacement. If you are like me and want to keep on eating whatever you want, I think you'll like my site. It's all about dental health and teeth replacement & maintenance.

Keeping your teeth young

  • What Is A Root Canal Procedure And Why Is It Important?

    2 February 2019

    A root canal is a procedure used to treat decaying or decayed teeth. If decaying teeth are left untreated, they might cause additional problems and severely damage the rest of your mouth. What Causes Teeth To Decay? Teeth decay because of bacteria, and bacteria act because of bad eating habits and poor oral health. Tooth decay is defined as the softening of the tooth enamel, which is the outer layer that covers the crown of the tooth.

  • Guidance for Brushing Children's Teeth

    3 January 2019

    Anyone who is new to parenting or who is looking after a child temporarily may not know the best approach to brushing children's teeth. Compared to adult teeth, children's teeth require a delicate touch and a degree of supervision – at least until the children reach the age of about 11. If you want to know what you should be doing to ensure the child in your life is brushing his or her teeth correctly, then read on.

  • Four Reasons To Positively Consider A Recommendation For Braces

    29 November 2018

    When it comes to having braces fitted, 62% of adults in Australia are considering it. Whether to fix a crooked smile or to correct a troublesome overbite, braces can change a multitude of dental sins. However, if you are someone who has not previously considered braces but who has received a recommendation for them by their dentist, you are probably pondering the benefit versus the cost. Here are four good reasons why you should seriously consider your dentist's recommendation.

  • Why Replacing Your Teeth Is Very Important

    26 September 2018

    The health of your mouth is extremely important; otherwise, your whole body may become affected. Without your teeth, you cannot talk well, bite or choose the food you desire to eat. Consequently, you may develop psychological, social and nutritional complications. Furthermore, when you lose your tooth, you strain the remaining teeth, which can result in tooth damage due to premature wear and tear. In addition, it can cause changes in your bite, which in turn, causes jaw pain and headaches.

  • Why Does Your Dentist Want to Crown Your Child's Baby Tooth?

    24 August 2018

    If your child's dental checkups haven't thrown up any problems in the past, then you may be surprised when your dentist recommends crowning one of their baby teeth. While you may think that only adults have crowns, this isn't the case. Some baby teeth problems are best fixed by a crown. Why does your dentist want to do this on your child's tooth? Extensive Decay Minor decay on baby teeth is often managed with a filling.