What to Do If Your Dentures Break While on Holiday
7 December 2016
Having your dentures break is inconvenient at the best of times, but it's even worse if you're away on holiday. Chances are you won't want to spend the rest of your vacation struggling to eat and talk or feeling paranoid about the way you look, but you probably don't fancy flying home to visit the dentist either. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to deal with problem in the short term before you return home and consult your regular dentist.
Everything Parents Need to Know About Teeth Grinding
29 November 2016
Dentists will often warn about teeth grinding. Many children do it and usually in their sleep. Many parents don't know why it happens or what problems it leads to. Here's all you need to know as a parent about teeth grinding in children.
It Can Damage the Teeth
Grinding the teeth causes friction on the teeth. The enamel is worn away, although it's not usually spotted by the naked eye. It happens slowly and can lead to tooth decay.
5 Things You Should Do to Prevent Your Tongue Bar Impacting Your Oral Health
9 November 2016
Dentists generally advise against wearing tongue bars since they can cause damage to the teeth. Be that as it may, everyone has a right to express themselves; if you're committed to wearing your tongue bar, just make sure you also commit to proper oral care. Here are 5 easy things you should take care of to help prevent your tongue bar from impacting your oral health.
1. Use a Shorter Bar
The Various Uses of Dental Crowns
19 October 2016
In some cases of tooth repair, the best form of treatment to consider would be the placement of dental crowns. These dental crowns are made from an array of materials with the most popular being porcelain. Nevertheless, you can also have your dental crowns made from gold alloys, silver alloys and even composite materials. Tooth restorations through the use of dental crowns work to provide optimal functionality to the tooth while also enhancing the appearance of the tooth.