Suffering From Dental Anxiety/Phobia? Learn How Taking More Trips To The Dentist Can Help
11 June 2015
People with dental fear/anxiety/phobia feel a sense of great unease at the thought of undergoing a dental procedure. As a result, they are likely to cancel or skip out on important dental treatments, much to the detriment of their dental health. However, dental fear/anxiety/phobia can be undone, and one way to do so is to see your dentist often. Read on to see how this can help:
Understand that there's nothing to fear
The Pearly White Diet: Foods that Can Keep Your Teeth Naturally White
11 May 2015
These days, those with less than bright-looking gnashers can take advantage of teeth whitening toothpastes and treatments to achieve a Hollywood smile, but a dazzling grin won't suddenly make you invincible to discolouration from certain foods.
If you're considering any such treatments, you should make every effort to hang on to your bright white smile for longer by eating the right foods. Here are our top food picks that can minimise teeth staining and help keep your pearly whites shining brightly.
Tips For Getting Used To A New Set Of Dentures
15 April 2015
Although some people are lucky enough to never require dentures, a large proportion of people will have to have them fitted, especially in their later years. It can take a fair bit of getting used to, and perseverance is one of the key things recommended by dentists. Here, then, are some tips to bear in mind if you have just had a new set of dentures fitted.
This means to produce excess saliva in the mouth, and is very common for people who have just had new dentures fitted.
Malocclusion of the Teeth: What It Is & How to Fix It
17 March 2015
Malocclusion is a term used to describe a misalignment of your teeth. You may be told you have malocclusion if you have crowded teeth, crooked teeth or your upper and lower teeth don't line up the way they should.
Misaligned teeth can interfere with speech development, make certain teeth difficult to clean and cause you to bite your cheek or tongue. Additionally, when your upper and lower teeth don't fit together well when you chew or close your mouth, the joints that connect your lower jaw to your skull can become inflamed and painful as a result of being under too much stress.