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 

5 Warning Signs of Gum Disease You Must Not Ignore

Gum disease is a serious condition that can lead to tooth loss or even damage to the bones in your jaw. If you think you might have gum disease, it is vital to see a dentist to find out what you can do to bring it under control. The following five symptoms are all signs of gum disease that you can't afford to ignore. 1. Bleeding When You Clean Your Teeth  Read More 

Homemade Toothpaste and Mouthwash

An emergency dentist is the best port of call if you suddenly find yourself with damaged teeth from an impact or if you're fretting over a loose filling. These instances are unfortunate and often unpredictable, however, you can do something about your oral health on a daily basis to reduce the risk of other issues that can build up over time. Infections and poor hygiene can easily be prevented, and in this day and age where organic products are widely popular, making your own oral hygiene products is both cheap and fun. Read More 

Nail Biting and Braces: Are Invisalign Braces the Best Option For Nail Biters?

If you need orthodontic work and are a habitual nail biter, your orthodontist may be worried about fitting braces to your teeth, especially if you don't think you can kick the habit while your braces are in place. Regular braces and nail biting don't always mix well – chewing on your nails all the time may push your braces' wires out of place and prevent them from working correctly. In some cases, your orthodontist may recommend that you use Invisalign braces as an alternative. Read More