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.
18 September 2017
Have your teeth become worn down over time due to bruxism? If so, you need to take swift action to repair the damage and, if possible, identify the cause. In fact, not dealing with the cause of your bruxism may result in any restorations you might have done today becoming damaged tomorrow. Thus, you should work with your doctor and your dentist to first pinpoint the cause and then repair the damage.
18 September 2017
When it comes to cosmetic dental makeovers, porcelain veneers are at the pinnacle of dentistry. They are also not cheap. Treat them well and you could get 15 years out of them, maybe more. However, if you smoke cigarettes and drink coffee, you may be worried about what this might do to your veneers. You needn't worry in this regard because veneers don't stain like natural teeth. Despite that, there are still some measures that you can take to ensure that your porcelain veneers retain their glossy, white finish.
24 August 2017
When an adult loses a tooth, it's quite a nuisance. Dentists recommend implants to replace missing teeth, but many adults resist this recommendation unless it involves the visible front teeth. Cost is the main reason why you want to delay having dental implants at the moment, but this delay puts you at risk of a condition called Alveolar Atrophy. Before you pause implants for too long, you need to know what oral damage you are exposing yourself to.
2 August 2017
For the most part, your child's baby teeth (deciduous teeth) will fall out on their own and usually in sequence. This usually happens when a permanent tooth is formed underneath and ready to replace it. Here are three reasons why a dentist might suggest removing your child's baby teeth early: Damage or Decay If your child has a damaged tooth or severe decay, your dentist may suggest removing affected teeth to preserve healthy gums and eliminate any pain your child is experiencing.
15 March 2017
If you've ever talked with your parents or grandparents about their experience at the dentist in their younger years, you will know that it was a very different place back then. Tooth decay was even more prevalent, and it was difficult to arrest it. Often, the dentist would have no choice but to extract the tooth, and there were few alternatives when it came to replacement. Fast forward to today, and there are many different solutions available, due to advancing technology.