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.
19 May 2015
When you get new dentures, your dentist will no doubt give you some care instructions on how to apply adhesive and how to ensure they stay snug in your mouth. However, there are often care tips that your dentist may overlook and which can ensure that you handle your new dentures properly and avoid damaging them. Before you take your new dentures home or remove them for the first time, note a few simple but very important care tips below.
17 April 2015
If you have scheduled teeth whitening services with your dentist, then you already know that one appointment won't be enough. If you want to reach the desired shade level on your teeth then you'll need to schedule future appointments. There are some other steps you should take in addition to appointments in order to keep your teeth white between visits. Avoid Home Whitening One of the key steps you need to take after your teeth whitening appointment is to avoid at home treatments.
20 March 2015
The root canal procedure is aimed at the removal of the damaged dental pulp so as to restore function and prevent escalation of disease. The pulp is the soft tissue found within the tooth and removal is necessary when there is serious pulp infection or complete tissue death. In the past, teeth that had tissue infections were extracted but today's advances ensure that your flawed teeth can be saved The causes for these issues include untreated deep cavities or severe mechanical damage to the tooth structure.
19 February 2015
Oral piercings can include having the lower or upper lip, tongue, cheek or uvula (the bit that hangs down at the back of your throat) pierced. While there is a risk with all piercings, oral piercings can be particularly dangerous, so before you get your piercing here are some things to consider. What can go wrong? As with any piercing, your mouth will be painful and swollen but this will make it difficult to eat and talk.
22 January 2015
Though the term 'family dentist' may sound as if it refers specifically to a dentist who only deals with families, the truth is that it's just another way of describing a general dentist. Unlike a paediatric dentist who only deals with children and teenagers, a family dentist can treat anyone from a toddler to a senior citizen. Family dentists emphasise preventive measures such as regular teeth cleaning, but they can also offer you some other valuable services.