Need a Smile Makeover But Don't Know Where to Start?
12 March 2018
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.
Is Brushing Your Teeth Still Effective If You Have Run Out of Toothpaste?
20 February 2018
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.
A Short Guide to Fastbraces
24 January 2018
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.
Four Simple Dietary Changes to Promote Healthy Tooth Enamel
3 January 2018
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.