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Dental Hygienists: Expert Tips for Homecare

In between regular cleanings with a dental hygienist, many people wonder what they can do to clean, protect and strengthen their teeth. If you are one of the many people with questions, this blog is designed to help you keep your teeth sparkling in between professional cleanings. It shows you how to adapt professional dental hygiene methods for your home, it explores home whitening techniques, it discuses the best flossing strategies and more. If you want to protect your smile, stick around. You will love the tips, tricks and ideas about dental hygiene that you learn from this blog. Although professional cleanings are necessary, these is a lot you can do in between your appointments, and you can learn about that here. Thanks!

Reluctant to Wear the Dental Crown: Why Place a Post Crown Instead of a Regular Crown?

Once a dentist or endodontist has completed a root canal procedure on a tooth, it is then necessary to seal that tooth. This is either done with composite resin, the placement of a dental crown, or the insertion of a post crown. A post crown consists of a porcelain cap attached to a post. This post is inserted into the root canal of a tooth, then surrounded with composite resin to provide a stable core for the dental crown. Read More 

Broken Veneer Fear! How a Skilled Cosmetic Dentist Can Help You Repair Your Broken Veneer

Have you broken or chipped one of your veneers? If so, you can be forgiven if you are now stuck in panic mode. After all, a single veneer can cost from a few hundred to a couple of thousand dollars. Breaking one then, can leaving you mourning your soon-to-be-depleted bank balance. Fortunately, you don't necessarily have to replace your broken or chipped veneer. A good cosmetic dentist can repair it for you. Read More 

How to Whiten a Single Discoloured Tooth

A single discoloured tooth can ruin an otherwise beautiful smile, leaving you frustrated and self-conscious. Naturally, you will want to whiten that tooth so that you can smile with confidence once more. Fortunately, while it can be a challenge to whiten a single tooth, it is possible to do using one of the following methods. External Tooth Whitening Whitening in this way is generally designed for a full set of teeth rather than a single tooth. Read More 

Dancing with Dentures: 5 Occasions when Denture Adhesive Might Just Spare Your Blushes

At first, it can be something of a challenge getting used to your new dentures as your gums heal and you learn what works and what doesn't. Eventually, however, once you have worked with your dentist or prosthodontist to ensure your dentures fit comfortably, you will find yourself growing in confidence as you smile, speak and eat with almost as much ease as you did with your natural teeth. Your dentures should be a comfortable fit, which means you may not always need to use dental adhesive. Read More 

5 Common Causes of Toothache

When you have pain in your mouth, it can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint exactly where it is coming from. Determining the cause of a toothache is even trickier. Before you call an emergency dentist, consider these five common causes of toothaches to work out which one might be causing your pain. 1. Thin Enamel If you experience toothache when eating very hot or cold foods, like ice cream or hot soup, thinning enamel could be to blame. Read More