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

  • 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.

  • 4 Reasons to Pick an All-Ceramic Dental Crown Over Porcelain Fused to Metal

    27 July 2018

    If you need to have dental crowns fitted, you may be given the option to choose between all-ceramic or porcelain fused metal (PFM) crown. As the name suggests, an all-ceramic crown is made from several types of ceramic. A PFM crown consists of a metal tooth crown that is covered with a thin layer of porcelain. While both have their benefits and drawbacks, you're probably better off choosing an all-ceramic crown, and here are just four reasons why.

  • Will Invisalign Braces Make You Look More Professional at Work?

    6 July 2018

    While it's becoming a lot more common for adults to wear braces to straighten out their teeth, you may be worried that wearing braces at work may make you stand out in the wrong way. For example, metal braces are noticeable and hard to hide. So, if you need cosmetic bracing work as an adult and are worried that metal braces may not make the right professional impression, then Invisalign aligners may give you a way of fixing your teeth more subtly.

  • Seeking Dental Treatment While Pregnant: Is It Necessary?

    13 June 2018

    During pregnancy, expectant mothers experience many different emotions and health conditions, including morning sickness, mood swings and hormone changes. Many expectant mothers wonder if it is advisable to seek dental treatment when pregnant. Indeed, oral complications can easily result in harmful infections to the body when left untreated. In such circumstances, regular dental treatment and examinations are important for the health of you and your baby. This piece will explore the circumstances under which it is important to seek dental treatment when pregnant.

  • 3 Steps To Prepare Your Child Ahead Of Tooth Extraction

    15 May 2018

    Tooth extraction can be stressful at any age, but it can be especially troubling for small children who don't know what to expect.  Tooth extraction may sound painful but the truth is that it isn't as bad as it sounds. New dental technologies have made the process easier, more efficient and less painful. Follow these steps to prepare ahead of a tooth extraction at your child's dentist. Clean The Area Around The Tooth Properly