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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!

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 

Why You Shouldn’t Fight Nature When It Comes to Replacing Your Teeth

Evolution is an amazing thing. Over the centuries the human body has developed to become a very functional machine, even if it is very intricate. There's a reason why it is so complex and why people should ensure they maintain this functionality as it is. Nowhere is this truer than when it comes to your dentition. Why is it important to keep the correct number of teeth in your mouth?  Read More 

Brace Yourself: Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

Although it's now very common to have orthodontic work done on your teeth, both as a young person and as an adult, some people can still feel self-conscious or concerned about wearing metal braces. Whatever the reason for this, there is one great alternative—and that's Invisalign. Invisalign does the same job as a traditional metallic brace, but—as the name would suggest—it does so invisibly, with clear, medical-grade plastic. The system works through a set of aligners that are moulded specifically for your mouth. Read More