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  • Need a Smile Makeover But Don't Know Where to Start?

    Your smile is a vital facial feature that makes you look friendly, so other people can easily approach you and start a conservation. If you're unhappy about your smile or the appearance of your teeth, you will require cosmetic dental treatment to fix the problem. The all-important question to ask yourself is: where do you start? Here is a breakdown of what to do to regain your confidence to smile every day.
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  • Is Brushing Your Teeth Still Effective If You Have Run Out of Toothpaste?

    If you run out of toothpaste but don't have time to purchase another tube, don't worry. Although brushing with toothpaste is more beneficial than brushing without it, you should still continue to brush your teeth morning and night—until you can purchase some more. But, you may now be wondering what the point of toothpaste is if you can still brush without it. Although brushing with water achieves the basic aim of oral hygiene, which is to remove dental plaque, toothpaste offers several benefits that water does not.
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  • A Short Guide to Fastbraces

    Fastbraces are a relatively new treatment in Australia, though they have been used for a lot longer in the United States. Fastbraces describe themselves as a comfortable, safe way of straightening teeth in a very short period of time compared to regular braces. Many people have not heard of Fastbraces, and therefore this short guide aims to explain what they are, how they work, and what is good and bad about them.
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  • Four Simple Dietary Changes to Promote Healthy Tooth Enamel

    The decay of tooth enamel is a huge problem for many people, resulting in expensive treatments, tooth pain, and problems like cracked or broken teeth that could require emergency dental treatment. While there are many remineralising products on the market, from mouthwashes to toothpastes, there are several simple dietary changes you can make to protect and strengthen your existing tooth enamel.  Increase Your Calcium Intake It might be a well-known fact that calcium is essential for keeping your teeth strong, with Delta Dental explaining that adults require 1,000–1,200 milligrams of calcium per day.
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  • Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments to Explore

    In today's society, a lot of emphasis is placed on one's overall appearance. While traditional dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and the health of the teeth and gums, cosmetic dentistry takes on a more appearance-based approach. Cosmetic dentists aim to improve the appearance of the mouth, teeth and smile. They employ restorative techniques and other oral methodologies to fix the appearance of the teeth and make them more aesthetically appealing.
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  • When You Want Whitening but Get Translucency Instead: Why Too Much Whitening Turns Teeth Translucent

    Some people like to whiten their own teeth at home. Whitening kits allow them the freedom to do that. However, if these kits are not used responsibly, you could be doing more harm than good. If you use too much gel or whiten your teeth too often, you will find that, though your teeth may turn white, the natural translucency of your teeth will also be exaggerated. If you wish to whiten your teeth at home using whitening trays, keep the following tips in mind regarding the translucency of your teeth.
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  • How to Handle a Dental Emergency

    Excellent oral health is all about being proactive. However, no one is ever prepared for an accident. A dental emergency can be frightening and agonising. Sometimes, such an accident may happen after working hours or on a Sunday. In such an instance, your best chances are with an after hours dentist. However, it is recommended that you know how to handle such an emergency when it happens. This way you can control the bleeding if there is any and even reduce the pain.
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  • Surprising Health Benefits of Investing In Cosmetic Dentistry

    Getting cosmetic dental work done is usually associated with improving one's appearance by enhancing their smile. Although some cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening do function to make you look attractive, other treatments would be directly beneficial to your health. The following brief outline demonstrates a few of the surprising health benefits of investing in cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry can eliminate chronic headaches A surprising fact about having crooked teeth is that this condition can have a direct correlation with chronic headaches.
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  • What to Expect From a Dental Crown Procedure

    Dental crowns are prosthetics which cover one part of your tooth. All human teeth are made up of a crown and a root. If the crown becomes chipped, fractured or is rotting away, then your dentist may recommend that a new artificial crown is fitted to protect the root underneath it. Unlike a filling, a crown or cap covers the damaged area entirely. They are often recommended following root canal work or because a patient has a cracked tooth.
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  • When Is It a Good Idea to Reschedule Your Dental Appointment?

    Regular dentist appointments are a key part of maintaining good dental health, and it's recommended that you have a check-up at least twice every year. Because of this, it's important to stick to your appointments once they're made, as people often forget to schedule a new one if they don't attend the first time round. With that said, there are some times when visiting a dentist isn't a good idea, and you should call to cancel.
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