Easy Ways to Keep Your Braces Clean
28 April 2016
When you have braces, you will need to be careful about what you eat and how you care for them. Keeping them clean is sometimes a challenge in the beginning, but with these tips, you will be well on your way to clean and well maintained braces.
Rinse Your Mouth More Often
One of the simplest ways to keep your braces clean between meals is to rinse your mouth often. You may not always have access to a toothbrush or dental floss, but you can always rinse away food debris.
What Should I Do If I Damage A Dental Crown?
14 April 2016
Dental crowns are strong, but they aren't indestructible. Sometimes a seemingly small act, such as biting down or grinding your teeth together, can cause them to crack. A broken or loose dental crown isn't serious; however, the exposed tooth and gums could become quite sensitive and painful. While you won't need emergency dental treatment, you should book an appointment at your earliest possible convenience.
Damaging a crown shouldn't affect your day-to-day life, but if you experience swelling or pain, there's no need to panic.
How Long Do Dental Veneers Last?
14 March 2016
If you want to improve the look of a tooth or a few teeth, your dentist may talk to you about dental veneers. These thin pieces of dental material are placed on top of a tooth's surface and can be a good way of improving the cosmetic appeal of teeth that don't look so good. For example, a veneer can make a slightly crooked tooth look straighter and can cover over internal staining that can't be easily removed.
How Long Do Dental Implants Last?
14 March 2016
If you're looking at replacing missing teeth, your dentist may recommend dental implants as being the best long-term solution with the best cosmetic results. While effective, this procedure doesn't come cheap, however. According to Dental Guide Australia, the average combined cost of the post and the tooth that makes up an implant is between $5,000-7,000. Will an implant last long enough to give you good value for money?
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