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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!

A Toothache Caused By Steak: 3 Ways That Food Trapped Between Teeth is Harmful

Ask anyone and they'll probably be able to sheepishly tell a story of how they once spent an entire date or meeting with a piece of food or worse, herb, stuck between two teeth. While that situation is embarrassing, the only thing it will damage is your ego. However, if you have what dentists refer to as a "food trap", then your enamel and your gums could be at the mercy of tooth decay-causing bacteria. Read More 

Quick Tips for Avoiding a Visit to the Dentist

Few people genuinely look forward to seeing the dentist. While it's a good idea to see them every six months, there are ways you can avoid seeing them more often. From good oral care through to protecting the bacteria in your mouth, these tips are simple and can help you stay away from your dentist's office. Engage in good oral care Not only does poor oral hygiene make your breath smell, but it will also increase the number of visits you need to make to your dentist. Read More 

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