Is Your Nail Biting Habit Damaging Your Teeth?
7 December 2016
Many people bite their nails, whether due to nerves, excitement or boredom. This is a nasty habit your dentist wants you to get out of. Yes, it really is damaging your teeth. Here are four ways that your nail-biting habit damages your teeth.
Chipping and Cracking of the Teeth
Nail biting is weakening parts of your teeth. Your enamel and your actual teeth are more likely to crack or chip. After all, the teeth aren't designed to handle something as hard as your nails.
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