Teeth Whitening When Your Teeth Aren’t in the Best Shape: Is It Possible?

15 January 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

With an abundance of available teeth whitening products and services available, it's not a stretch to suggest that a gleaming white movie star smile is something that a lot of people are after. But what about you? You might have dabbled in some form of teeth whitening with mixed results, but if your teeth are at all damaged then you might be hesitant to try making them whiter. You might have some mild form of periodontal disease, or perhaps even untreated cavities. Read More 

The Point of Baby Gnashers: What’s the Point of Having Baby Teeth?

26 December 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Baby teeth don't stick around for very long. Between the ages of six and twelve, baby teeth fall out and are soon replaced by their permanent successors. Baby central incisors last a mere six to seven years, and molars and canines last an average of ten years. What's more, those twenty dainty baby teeth are replaced by twenty-eight larger teeth. A Confusing Process As a parent witnessing this change occur in your own child, you might be wondering what the point of baby teeth is. Read More 

Children’s Dental Health: Avoiding Christmas Cavities

15 November 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Christmas is a time when you can kick back, spend time with your family and enjoy a special treat or two. It is also a time when you may want to give your kids something nice such as chocolate or sweets. However, while this is a nice idea, these surgery treats could lead to the development of cavities and other dental problems. Below is a guide to the steps you can take to reduce the chance that your children will develop cavities as a result of their Christmas celebrations. Read More 

Answering Some Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Bridges

15 November 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental bridges are a good choice for anyone who has lost a tooth or teeth, but who doesn't need actual dentures. A bridge is a permanent implant or appliance of one or more teeth, which is cemented into the mouth and not meant to be removed. While a bridge may replace teeth you've lost, it may also be recommended that you have rotted or damaged teeth removed in order to have a bridge replace them. Read More 

Smile Bright: How to Make Braces Easier for Your Teen

20 October 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

The end result is fantastic — but sometimes, for a self-conscious teenager, wearing braces can feel like a lose-lose situation. Either they don't get braces at all and keep their crooked teeth, or they do get them and have to live with the metal brackets on their teeth for as long as two years. That's a long commitment for anybody, especially a teenager. However, it doesn't have to be as bad as all that. Read More