Why There’s More to Your Smile Than You Realise

Do you realise how powerful your smile is? Do you also realise how much impact it has on other people and how they judge you subconsciously according to your effort? Your Reward While smiling is not something that most people tend to think too much about, it should be. If you make it a habit to consciously smile at every person you come across, this will transmit additional signals to your brain to stimulate a feeling of pleasure. Read More 

Bracing for Change: 3 Alternatives to Traditional Braces for Adults

According to a survey conducted by the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) in 2012, 71% of patients who opted for orthodontic treatment worried about how the treatment might affect their appearance. However, the same survey also discovered that post treatment, 92% of patients stated that they would recommend orthodontic treatment to other adults. The main reasons for this were increased confidence levels and an improvement in their personal and career relationships. Read More 

3 Signs You Should Call the Emergency Dentist

While many people have the number of the emergency dentist written down in their phone book or saved in their cell phone, not many people know if and when they should call this number. No one wants to feel as if they are making a big deal over a minor dental issue or that they are wasting the time of an emergency dentist. However, there are some instances when it is important you receive treatment from an emergency dentist. Read More 

Thinking About Dental Crowns? Here’s Why You Need Your Teeth Whitened First

Are you thinking about getting a dental crown (or multiple crowns) to improve your self-confidence? Dental crowns are caps placed over teeth to make them look (and sometimes function) better. They can hide broken teeth, misshapen teeth, and large fillings, making you feel better about your smile. However, if your primary motivation for getting a crown is appearance, there's something you'll probably need to do first: get your teeth whitened. Read More 

4 Tips for Taking Care of Your Dentures When Travelling

Going away from home presents unique challenges if you have dentures. Because dentures are rather costly, it is important to make a care plan that includes where you go, what you eat, how you will clean your teeth and other essential denture maintenance practices. This routine should be well thought-out and stuck to as much as possible. The following are some tips to help you through planning and your life away from home. Read More