Dentists will typically leave some room in their schedule to see patients who are deemed to be dealing with a dental emergency. If you find yourself in that situation you may be wondering what an emergency dental appointment will be like and you may have some anxiety about what may take place at the appointment. Planned appointments and elective treatment come with the reassurance of knowing what to expect, but there are some general principles that will be followed during any emergency appointment and being aware of them can help you feel more reassured. [Read More]
What Type of Dentures Can Deal with Bone Resorption?
If you've been gradually losing your teeth during your lifetime, you may be left with very little dentition at this point and wondering what your options are. Someone may have told you to consider dentures but do you need to take into account something known as "bone resorption"? How will this affect your plans, and will you be able to find something that will work? Receding Bones When your body senses that you do not have many (or any) teeth anymore, it may determine that your bone structure does not need to stay healthy to support them. [Read More]
Signs Your Child Needs To Visit The Dentist
Your child's mouth is in a near constant state of change from soon after birth until all of their adult teeth have erupted, so it's vital they see their dentist for regular check-ups. However, if you suspect your child has developed an oral health problem between dental appointments, you shouldn't wait until their next dental check-up to raise your concerns. Children's tooth enamel is softer than that of adults, so decay and bacteria can cause significant damage in a short space of time. [Read More]
Top Things You Might Not Know About Professional Teeth Whitening
You might know that your dentist offers professional teeth whitening, and you might have considered having it done before. However, there might be a few things that you don't know about professional teeth whitening. These are some of the top things that you might not know about professional teeth whitening. It's an Effective Way to Whiten Your Teeth First of all, the whole reason why you might be looking into professional teeth whitening in the first place could be because you're self-conscious about the colour of your teeth. [Read More]