April 30, 2023
A lot of us think we have good oral hygiene based on the fact we brush our teeth twice a day and we visit the dentist for regular check ups. One thing that we are slightly less routined with is flossing.(more…)
March 29, 2023
When adults lose teeth as they age, they often jump to the conclusion that they will need traditional prosthetic dentures, which sit on the gums of your mouth. Thankfully, technology has progressed over the years and we have alternatives for bringing back the appearance of your natural smile, with dental bridges that anchor to existing structures in your mouth. One of our favored alternatives is Permanent Implant-Supported Dentures. Not only do these preserve the aesthetic of the mouth, but they also protect the overall structure of the mouth by preventing the surrounding teeth from moving out of their usual position, further preventing discomfort as these structural changes take place.(more…)
November 29, 2022
“Brace face” is enough to deter any kid from taking their smile seriously – let alone being an adult seeking orthodontic treatment! It’s totally fair why you wouldn’t want traditional metal braces as an adult: you’re at a different stage in your professional life and it’s understandable why cosmetics and physical appearance impact such decisions. You sit in big board meetings and you may be forced to present in front of a lot of people. You may even have upcoming occasions or life events where your smile will be captured forever.
October 31, 2022
A loose tooth is just one step away from falling out of its socket, and no-one wants a gappy smile right? But beyond that, loose teeth are problematic beyond just cosmetic reasons.
August 29, 2022
We all know the feeling: you’re laying in the dentist’s chair, mouth wide and exposed while you hear a jumble of words such as “UL8 partially erupted”- these are actually in no way indicative of damage to the tooth (in fact we’re simply saying the upper left wisdom tooth is starting to come through here!). You can hear these words and leave the clinic with no need of a second visit until your next check up. Whereas if you hear the word “cavity”, you may need to be a little bit more concerned.
June 21, 2022
Crowns are used in restorative dentistry and placed on top of teeth to improve their appearance and functionality. Crowns can be made from various materials, each with its benefits and drawbacks. In this post, we’ll look at the most common crown materials. So, whether you require a crown or are just curious about the different types of materials available, read on for more information.
August 4, 2021
Do you grind your teeth? Teeth grinding can be a frustrating issue for people and often leads to further dental problems. Occasional teeth grinding, also known as Bruxism, does not usually cause harm, but it can damage your teeth and lead to other oral health concerns when the habit becomes regular.
So here are the top six ways to prevent this pesky habit.(more…)
March 30, 2021
Dental implant procedures are common oral surgical services that are used to correct or replace gaps caused by missing teeth among patients. While each case may present its own unique approach, in general, dental implants involve embedding a titanium screw into the jawbone in order to securely attach an implanted false tooth. The procedure can work wonders for a more permanent solution to correcting missing teeth, but it understandably brings with it a barrage of questions from patients. If you are considering dental implants, here are a few things to know first.(more…)
December 29, 2020
Dental restoration processes can be a confusing topic to many patients since it is so broad and often referred to as either restorative dentistry or prosthodontic dentistry. The terms are often used interchangeably and can bring about many questions with patients.
In general, restorative dentistry is any dental process which attempts to correct or improve the overall oral health of patients. This can mean a wide range of dental procedures, which makes it easy to understand the confusion for some. So, just what is restorative dentistry?(more…)