Most people have had something caught between their teeth at some point, but such foreign bodies usually come away themselves or can be removed easily using dental floss. However, foreign bodies can sometimes fail to come away and become stuck between your teeth. This might seem like a minor issue, but it’s actually worth seeing a dentist without delay when this happens.
Here are just four reasons why.
1. Infection Read More»
When you’re in the middle of a dental emergency, it can feel like you don’t have any options. You might be in pain, scared, and unsure of what to do next. But did you know that an emergency dentist can help save your life? An emergency dentist can provide treatment for issues ranging from broken teeth to dental abscesses and is available 24⁄7 when other dentists are not. This blog takes a look at four ways an emergency dentist can help you. Read More»
Dental veneers are a cosmetic treatment that will keep your smile looking fantastic. But perhaps your smile doesn’t feel quite so fantastic these days. Your veneers still look great, but one of your teeth has begun to feel uncomfortable. Toothache is still possible even when the tooth in question is seemingly safe beneath a veneer.
Multiple or Single
You might have had multiple veneers attached to your teeth to improve the look of your smile. Read More»
Since wisdom teeth are right at the back of your mouth and often come through at an odd angle, they can be tougher than other teeth to keep healthy. In some cases, this can lead to infections, and these need to be dealt with as soon as possible to reduce discomfort and prevent the infection from spreading.
With that in mind, here are just five common warning signs to watch out for. Read More»
As a parent, you no doubt want what is best for your children. That includes ensuring they develop healthy habits that will stay with them for the rest of their lives. Regular toothbrushing is one of the most important habits you can help your child develop. Here are four simple ways you can encourage your kid to make brushing their teeth a priority.
1. Set a good example
Kids are a lot like sponges; they absorb everything they see and hear. Read More»
It’s not uncommon to experience tooth pain, but it’s not something that shouldn’t be taken seriously, either. Even though many people do suffer from tooth pain, there is typically a reason for it, so you should address that reason as soon as possible. If you can, you should call your dentist and schedule an appointment to see them as soon as possible. These are some of the reasons why this is what you should probably do. Read More»
Anyone who is undergoing orthodontic treatment with Invisalign or another clear aligner system is probably looking forward to the day when their treatment is over. It’s not like the treatment is invasive or uncomfortable, but you undoubtedly want to fast forward to when your teeth are in perfect alignment. Because you are in the process of enhancing your smile, you might want to take things further. Isn’t your clear aligner treatment the perfect time to whiten your teeth? Read More»
An abscess of the tooth is a very painful condition that can have serious repercussions if not treated in time. It usually happens when the root of a tooth is infected by bacteria. The bacteria reach the root of the tooth via a crack or cavity. The infection then spreads to the pulp and all around it. At this stage, the immune system begins its own fight against the bacteria and cuts off blood supply to that particular area. Read More»
Have you ever had gingivitis? It’s fairly likely that you have at some point since close to a third of Australians experience the condition in any given year. It’s a strange condition in that while your gums bleed easily (even if you barely touch them), it doesn’t exactly cause pain or even discomfort. Acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis (called ANUG) is another matter entirely.
ANUG can be quite disturbing. It can develop seemingly without warning. Read More»
If you have noticed that your gums have receded, then the condition could have several causes. Gum recession can happen to anyone, no matter what their age. But with the right treatment, your dentist can help you to cure the condition so that your teeth and gums look healthy and attractive.
This article will discuss some of the most common causes of gum recession in both young and old people and how your dentist can help to fix the problem. Read More»