Considering Dental Implants? What You Need To Know

Dental implants constitute a good chunk of the overall dental surgery practice. When it comes to implants, this process involves installing porcelain artificial teeth into the gums. Installation of dental implants often becomes necessary if you have lost teeth due to injury, old age or ailments such as periodontitis (periodontal disease). Below, find out what the process involves as well as the different pros and cons associated with the process. Read More 

Nail Biting: Break the Habit Before You Break Your Braces

When you have your braces fitted, your orthodontist will give you a long list of instructions on how to care for them.  As you might expect, this includes information on how to maintain and clean your braces and how to change some of your eating habits to avoid food that may damage your braces. This may not be the only habit your orthodontist mentions, however. If you bite your nails, you may be told to stop. Read More 

Understanding Inlays, Overlays & Crown Restoration Treatments

If your teeth are damaged due to wear, physical impact or decay-related effects, you can restore them by having inlays, onlays, or crowns fitted to your teeth. These are teeth replacements made of composite resin, porcelain or gold. Inlays are for small replacements at the center of the crown, onlays are for entire upper crown surfaces, while crowns are for the entire exposed part of the teeth. The extent of damage on your teeth will determine which one you get fitted with. Read More 

Is your morning routine damaging your teeth?

Everyone's morning routine differs. Some may go for a run as soon as they're up; others don't get dressed until after breakfast. Brushing your teeth can fit anywhere in your routine. It is generally agreed that you should spend two minutes brushing your teeth in the morning, but should you do this before or after breakfast to keep your teeth healthy?   Should you brush after you eat? This makes sense. Read More 

The Ins And Outs Of Root Canal Retreatment

Having a root canal treatment performed on one of your teeth is one of the more unpleasant procedures in the world of dentistry, and nobody wants to contemplate the thought of having to undergo it twice. However, every medical procedure comes with a chance that it may fail, and occasionally a root canal treatment may fail, or the affected tooth may become reinfected, despite the best efforts of both yourself and your dentist. Read More