An Animated Smile? What You Need to Know About Germinated Teeth
24 September 2018
Are your kids amongst the many fans of the movie Frozen? A lot of people love that film, which introduced the world to the adventures of the enchanted Elsa and her sister Anna, not to mention the comic-relief snowman, Olaf. Take a good look at Olaf. Did you ever notice that his prominent front teeth are in fact a prominent front tooth? While it's just the way the animators designed the character, Olaf appears to suffer from tooth germination, which is also known as having double teeth.
Too old for tooth braces? Think again
21 August 2018
Tooth braces aren't just for children. More and more adults are opting to have their teeth straightened. However, you may still feel that this treatment is just for teenagers. What are the objections to wearing braces as an adult?
The ideal age for wearing braces is around 10 to 14—after the adult teeth have come through but while the jaw and teeth are still growing. But this doesn't mean the treatment will not work on older people.
Reasons Dental Implants Remain the Leading Tooth Replacement Solution
26 July 2018
If you need tooth replacement therapy, you will find you have multiple options available to you. From partial dentures to dental bridges, your choice of the replacement will primarily depend on your budget as well as your specific needs. One of the best treatments you could elect to have is dental implants. These implants comprise small rods made from titanium that function to support a prosthetic tooth in place. After the implanted rods fuse with your jawbone, the dentist will install an abutment on the implant and screw on your dental crown.
Getting Ready for Your Child's First Trip to the Dentist
30 June 2018
A child's first trip to the dentist can be a stressful time for their parents. There's not really a set age when your child should see the dentist for the first time, but whenever their teeth start to appear, you should go and make sure everything is as it should be. If there's no sign of teeth by the child's first birthday, visit the dentist anyway.
This marks a big milestone on your child's path to growing up, and it's one that can be a bit of a worry for parents.