How to Eat Healthy With Dentures
29 January 2016
If you are new to having dentures, you might find it hard to decide what to eat. While it can be an adjustment, you will soon have your taste back and be able to eat almost anything you want. Here are some tips for eating healthy even with dentures.
Start With Liquids
After you first get your dentures, it is a good idea to begin with liquids. You need some time to adjust to having the dentures, so it helps to choose healthy foods that can be made into liquids.
3 Possible Side Effects from Teeth Whitening
18 January 2016
If you aren't happy with the staining and discolouration of your teeth, you might be considering teeth whitening. While professional teeth whitening gives you the opportunity of having a beautiful, white smile, there are also some side effects you should be aware of. This helps you be more prepared and decide if this is the right option for you.
One of the most common side effects from having teeth whitened is extra sensitivity of your teeth enamel.
6 Common Misconceptions About Invisalign
22 December 2015
Invisalign has been around since 1999, and it is responsible for modifying over 2.4 million smiles around the world as of 2014. It involves the use of a series of clear plastic retainers to gently, but firmly, shift teeth into the desired position. Invisalign is particularly popular with adults as an alternative to metal braces, as it is virtually invisible. The plastic trays are even removable for times when you don't want any extra attention on your mouth—job interviews, speeches, etc.
Gap Bands - A Dangerous DIY Dental Trend
7 December 2015
Although it's unpopular, wearing braces is the most effective way of straightening or removing gaps in between the teeth. However, a worrying trend in DIY dentistry involving gap bands has recently emerged that could cause lasting damage to your teeth. But what are gap bands, and what problems can they cause? If you're considering using gap bands on your teeth, read on to find out why you really shouldn't.
What are gap bands?