Why Your Headache Could Be Caused by Some Spare Teeth

Posted on: 25 July 2018

Are you trying to study for some important exams, but cannot concentrate due to a dull headache? Do you sometimes experience pain when you yawn or when you open your mouth particularly wide? If so, you may be dealing with a condition that is a scourge of the younger generation—an impacted wisdom tooth. What is this, and what should you do about it? More to Come When you reach your late teens, you may think that you have your full complement of teeth, but this is not necessarily the case.
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How to Schedule Dental Appointments When You Can't Take Time Off Work

Posted on: 29 June 2018

If you're really busy at work or can't easily take time off, then it can be difficult to schedule dentist's appointments for times when you are available. However, seeing your dentist isn't impossible, even if you're welded to your desk during working hours, you just need to put a little thought into making this work. What are your options? Look for Extended Opening Hours Most dental surgeries try to make things easier for people who find it hard to make appointments during normal working hours.
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Preventative Denture Care

Posted on: 23 May 2018

Having dentures may be a solution for poor quality teeth, but it's still important to maintain good oral hygiene to minimise the risk of bacterial infections and bad breath. This guide will offer practical tips to help you to overcome and prevent things such as gum disease. This doesn't mean that regular denture cleaning and trips to the dentist should be avoided; however, by implementing these methods into your daily oral care routine, you can ensure that these trips are few and far between, and you'll delay the need for denture repairs.
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Can You Straighten Teeth Without Traditional Braces?

Posted on: 24 April 2018

Traditional metal braces are often needed for severely misaligned teeth, as these braces get tightened over time, so that teeth are then nudged into a proper position. While this can mean a nicer smile and even a healthier mouth, metal braces can also be a bit unsightly and even downright painful. There are other options for straightening teeth, beyond braces, so note a few pros and cons of these other dental appliances, and then discuss your choices with an orthodontist as needed.
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