Is Exercise Harming Your Dental Health?
29 November 2016
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 dental health and the steps you can take to avoid it.
When exercising in the heat of an Australian summer, you will inevitably lose a lot of water via perspiration.
4 Oral Health Problems That Can Be Caused by a Misaligned Bite
9 November 2016
If you have a poorly aligned bite, you really need to see your dentist so they can prescribe a treatment method. Having a bite that is slightly off probably doesn't seem like it would be anything more than an inconvenience; unfortunately, this is not so. Here are just four problems associated with a misaligned bite.
Your mouth is designed to bring as many teeth together at once. If your bite is misaligned, you won't be able to do this; instead, full biting force will often come down on just a few of your teeth, meaning that the pressure is not evenly distributed.
Cement Retained Vs Screw Retained Dental Implants
20 October 2016
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.
It is more affordable to fabricate cement retention systems when compared to fabricating screw-retention systems.
How to Deal with Broken Dental Crowns
29 August 2016
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 you can take to deal with a broken dental crown.
A damaged crown shouldn't stop you from going about your normal day-to-day activities.