When You Want Whitening but Get Translucency Instead: Why Too Much Whitening Turns Teeth Translucent

Posted on: 20 November 2017

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

Posted on: 25 October 2017

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

Posted on: 6 October 2017

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

Posted on: 13 September 2017

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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