Why You Need Dental Implants

Many people in Australia suffer behind scenes because they do not know how their dental issues can be resolved. Some of the worst personality-influencing dental problems include discoloured teeth, missing teeth and misaligned dental formula. Dental implants are designed by dental experts to solve these problems. Fallacies One of the common reasons for failing to seek dental implants to fix the mentioned teeth issues is the anxiety that patients anticipate. Yet, it has been observed that most of these fears are unfounded. Read More 

Brace Yourself: Caring For Your Teeth After Having Braces Removed

Having a set of braces fitted can be a great boon to anybody with crooked or occluded teeth, but having them taken off is always a relief. However, teeth newly stripped of their braces go through a brief period of vulnerability as they readjust, and it's important not to undo all that hard work by neglecting your teeth in the weeks and months after having your braces removed. Fortunately, caring for teeth after braces need not be any more difficult than caring for them before braces, as long as you know what you're doing. Read More 

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