1. What To Know About Dental Crown Lengthening

    August 18, 2018 by 21-admin
    teeth, health,smile, dentist, oralhealth, dentalhealth

    Dental crown lengthening involves the removal of gum tissue to expose more of the crown (top part) of your teeth. The procedure: – Can support dental restoration such as for a broken tooth or a cavity below the gum line. – Can play an important role in cosmetic smile enhancement, such as for those with …read the full article…


  2. The Types of Sedation Used in Dentistry

    August 14, 2018 by 21-admin
    teeth, health,smile, dentist, oralhealth, dentalhealth

    When your dentist needs to carry out a treatment other than cleaning and scaling your teeth, you will be offered some form of sedation. The type depends on the complexity of the procedure and also, your personal level of comfort with the whole dental process. The levels and forms of sedation are: – For mild …read the full article…


  3. Does A Low-Carb Diet Cause Bad Breath?

    August 11, 2018 by 21-admin
    teeth, health,smile, dentist, oralhealth, dentalhealth

    Low-carb diets can be beneficial to your teeth and overall health, but some people on these diets report suffering from bad breath. Is there any basis to that claim? Key takeaways: – People on a keto diet tend to release acetone, one of the main culprits of strong-smelling breath. – Low-carb diets are high in …read the full article…


  4. What You Need to Know about Alcohol and Your Oral Health

    August 6, 2018 by 21-admin
    teeth, health,smile, dentist, oralhealth, dentalhealth

    If you enjoy alcohol you should take extra care of your oral health as alcohol increases the risks of tooth decay and oral cancers. Top tips: – Sip water alongside alcohol to prevent dry mouth and dehydration. – Wait 30 minutes before brushing teeth after alcohol to prevent further enamel erosion. – Brush twice a …read the full article…


  5. Healthy Snacks for Teeth

    August 2, 2018 by 21-admin
    teeth, health,smile, dentist, oralhealth, dentalhealth

    Snacking between meals is generally frowned upon but eating the right foods as a quick snack can actually be of benefit to teeth. Fruits and vegetables are not just good for the body but are also beneficial to oral health. Fruit is always a good option as it contains: – Natural sugars – Fibre – …read the full article…


  6. The Importance of an Annual Teeth Cleaning

    July 27, 2018 by 21-admin
    teeth, health,smile, dentist, oralhealth, dentalhealth

    An annual visit to the dentist to have your teeth professionally cleaned is vital in maintaining good oral health. An annual check-up can help prevent common oral health problems. Key takeaways: – A lack of proper oral care leads to a buildup of plaque which can become tartar that only a dentist can remove. – …read the full article…


  7. What are Three Negative Consequences of Vaping?

    July 24, 2018 by 21-admin
    teeth, health,smile, dentist, oralhealth, dentalhealth

    Smoking electronic cigarettes (commonly referred to as “vaping”) is becoming an increasingly popular habit. However, doing so could harm your teeth and lead to a trip to the dentist. What other consequences should you be aware of? – Long-term vaping can cause gum disease, which can lead to serious problems including loose teeth.. – The …read the full article…


  8. Are Tongue Piercings Bad for Your Dental Health?

    July 17, 2018 by 21-admin

    Although tongue piercings look cool, they have a whole host of potential dental complications associated with them. In summary: – Tongue piercings can result in infection, abscesses, inflamed gums, loose/moving teeth and actual damage to teeth in the form of cracks. – They can also interfere with daily activities such as speaking, eating or swallowing. …read the full article…


  9. All You Need To Know About Gum Grafts & Recovery

    July 14, 2018 by 21-admin
    teeth, health,smile, dentist, oralhealth, dentalhealth

    Gum grafts are usually quick and painless procedures. However, pain and discomfort after the procedure vary. Here is all you need to know about gum grafts and recovery. Main takeaways: – A gum graft is a form of dental surgery performed by a periodontist to correct the effects of gum recession. – The procedure is …read the full article…


  10. Do I Need Tooth Bonding?

    July 10, 2018 by 21-admin
    teeth, health,smile, dentist, oralhealth, dentalhealth

    Tooth bonding is a common dental procedure during which a dentist uses composite resin that can be colour-matched to your teeth. In summary, bonding can: – Repair a chipped or cracked tooth or fill a cavity. – Close any small gaps between teeth (for large and multiple gaps, orthodontics might be a better solution). – …read the full article…





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