Alternative Dental Health versus Conventional Dentistry

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When a Toothache Might Be Something Urgent

If you visit your dentist regularly, you may put off getting a toothache or other such problem checked out, assuming it’s not urgent and can wait until your next appointment. However, this can be a mistake, depending on the reason for the toothache in the first place. While not all problems with your teeth and […]

Is Exercise Harming Your Dental Health?

Now that summer is almost here, you may be digging out your soccer boots or squash racket so you can go and have some fun outdoors. While exercise can help your physical health, it could be having a damaging impact on your oral health. Below is a guide to how physical exercise can damage your […]

Cement Retained Vs Screw Retained Dental Implants

Dental implants can be secured using a screw (screw-retained implants) or they can be secured using cement (cement-retained implants). Which option is better for you after you have lost a tooth? This article compares the two implant-retention methods on several aspects. Use this information to select the retention method that is best suited to you. […]

How to Deal with Broken Dental Crowns

While dental crowns are tough, unfortunately, it isn’t impossible to damage them. Eating hard foods or constantly grinding your teeth can cause them to crack. While a cracked or loose dental crown doesn’t present a serious problem, the exposed tooth could become sensitive and cause discomfort and pain. Below is a guide to the steps […]

6 Ways to Keep Toothache From Driving You Crazy

The pain caused by toothache can be extreme. After you have called an emergency dentist, you might be left waiting hours or even days for an urgent appointment. During this time, the pain of a toothache can leave you feeling miserable and unable to concentrate on your work. Use these tips to safely relieve your […]

How to Prevent Gum Disease

Preventative dentistry is the best approach for maintaining your oral health. With just a few minutes a day, you can reduce the likelihood of developing everything from bad breath to gum disease and gingivitis. There are many products on the market aimed at whitening teeth and freshening breath; however, the most important aspect of any […]

Demineralisation: What You Need To Know

Enamel is the substance which forms the outer layer of your teeth. It helps to protect the sensitive tissues and pulp which form the inner part of each tooth. The minerals from which enamel is formed help to create a very resilient barrier. However, enamel is susceptible to progressive demineralisation. Demineralisation is the first step […]