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.
7 October 2015
When you have a toothache, you go to a dentist. But, what type of dental specialist is your dentist? In order to know which type of dentist you should visit, you should know something about the different dental specialists. General dentists General dentists provide care, maintenance and general dental prevention. You visit this type of a dentist when you want to clean your teeth or get cavity filling and fluoride treatments.
9 September 2015
Discovering that you're pregnant is certainly an exciting time, and there are many things to consider including your dental health. But how does pregnancy affect your oral health? Read on to find out more. When should you visit your family dentist while you're pregnant? During the first trimester of your pregnancy, your baby's organs are developing, and the foetus is extremely sensitive to influences from outside of the womb. Towards the end of your pregnancy, it probably won't be comfortable for you to sit in the dentist's chair, and there is also a risk that the stress caused by dental procedures could upset the uterus at this sensitive time.
12 August 2015
Having a new set of dentures fitted to replace missing teeth can be initially uncomfortable, and you may encounter problems with various activities that were previously routine, such as eating and brushing your teeth. Many wearers of new dentures may also encounter problems with their speech - the shape and contours of the mouth are necessarily modified by the insertion of a denture, and the natural movements of the teeth and tongue to enunciate words can be restricted.
17 July 2015
If you have recently visited your dentist you may have been told that you need gum treatment. This could be a preventative measure to keep a current issue from getting worse or to handle an issue that is beyond preventative stages. Regardless of the reasoning behind the gum treatment request from your dentist, you may feel that it is something you can put off. The truth is there are a few reasons you should bite the bullet and move forward with gum treatments as soon as possible.
18 June 2015
As dental cosmetic procedures go, teeth whitening is probably the most common and most noticeable, capable of turning your smile into a dazzling thing of beauty. But if you're considering whitening your teeth, there are some things to be aware of so that you understand the limits and possibilities of this procedure. With that in mind, here's a rundown of what you need to know before you make that first trip to the dentist: