Answers to Some of the Most Commonly Asked Questions About Braces
18 February 2016
Braces are a traditional, standard way of straightening your teeth. Today's braces can be clear or put behind the teeth when you are concerned about your appearance, or they can be applied over the front few teeth when you don't have serious alignment problems and only want to improve your smile. If you're considering braces you may have many questions for your orthodontist, but note a few of those questions here.
Why Does Your Child Refuse to Floss?
27 January 2016
According to the Australian Dental Association, it's a good idea to start flossing children's teeth once their teeth start touching each other. Younger kids may not be able to handle the mechanics of flossing, and you may have done this for them to start with. As kids gets older, you may want to hand over flossing responsibility. This isn't always an easy process for children to master, and some may need additional help or time.
How to Whiten Your Teeth Naturally
14 January 2016
Discoloration of teeth occurs due to a number of things such as the drinks and food that you consume and how well you practice oral hygiene. Certain foods and drinks leave stains on the teeth causing them to discolor while poor oral hygiene results in a buildup of plaque that leads to discoloration. The following are home remedies to restore some of the life back to your teeth.
Baking Soda, Strawberry and Salt Scrub
Questions to Ask About Your Oral Health During Your Next Dental Visit
21 December 2015
When you visit your dentist, you may be in the habit of just sitting in the chair and letting him or her perform their work without much dialogue before or after the exam. This isn't always a good choice, because your dentist should be your partner in your overall oral health and not someone who just cleans your teeth and sends you on your way. You also may not realize that you're having problems with your oral health and may miss the opportunity to get good advice for how to avoid serious problems down the road.