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

  • Moving Your Mountainous Molars: Can Molars Be Moved With Invisalign?

    15 December 2017

    If a row of teeth was a mountain range, your molars would be the Everests and Aconcaguas of the bunch. Molars are the strongest teeth in your mouth. They need to be, because it is with them that you crush and grind your food so that it is easier to swallow and digest. Your molars also help to support your cheeks. Without them, your cheeks would be sunken. Molars are vital to your health and appearance.

  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Root Canal Treatment

    22 November 2017

    Root canal or endodontic treatment is a necessary dental procedure that aims at saving the tooth and relieving pain that may be associated with the tooth infection. The process is also vital in preventing bone loss in the affected tooth area. It is prescribed by a dentist if a tooth's pulp and nerve become inflamed, irritated or even infected. The process entails cleaning the interior part of the tooth, drying it and placing a filling.

  • Why It Is Never a Good Idea to Sleep with Your Dentures On

    1 November 2017

    If you have multiple missing teeth and are looking for a cost-efficient alternative to replacing them, then dentures make a good option for you. Dentures can restore your chewing capacity, and they help in preventing any speech impediments that may come about due to the missing teeth. Since these make an excellent substitute for your real teeth, then that means that you can sleep with dentures occasionally, right? Wrong. Dentists recommend taking these teeth replacements out when you go to bed so that you are not risking your health.

  • Restoration Relief for Worn Down Teeth: How to Restore Teeth Worn Down by Bruxism

    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.

  • Prolonging the Lustre of Veneers: How to Keep Your Porcelain Veneers Looking White and Bright for Longer

    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.