Demineralisation: What You Need To Know
8 July 2016
Enamel is the substance which forms the outer layer of your teeth. It helps to protect the sensitive tissues and pulp which form the inner part of each tooth. The minerals from which enamel is formed help to create a very resilient barrier. However, enamel is susceptible to progressive demineralisation. Demineralisation is the first step towards the formation of a cavity in the tooth. Below is a brief guide to the causes of demineralisation, its impact upon your dental health and the treatment options available to combat it.
Dental Care and Your ADHD Child
22 June 2016
If you have a child with ADD or ADHD, there are no doubt many challenges in your everyday life that you have to face head on. A common challenge is convincing your ADD/ADHD child of the importance of taking care of his or her teeth. Indeed, a 2007 study found that children with ADHD were more likely to have poor oral health behaviours than neuro-typical children. Luckily, there are things you can do to instill good dental care habits in your child; read on for some tips that will make this minefield easier and more manageable for both you and your child.
4 Signs You're a Good Candidate for Dental Veneers
6 June 2016
Dental veneers are just one type of dental implants available for patients. They give patients the chance to improve their smile, getting back something they lost maybe due to poor oral hygiene or mouth trauma. Not everyone will be suitable for the veneers. Here are four signs that make you a good candidate.
Your Teeth Are Straight
They don't need to be perfect, but having moderately straight teeth will make you more suitable for this type of dental implants.
2 Social Places To Avoid After Laser Tooth Whitening
18 May 2016
Patients often have to part with relatively huge sums of money for laser tooth whitening. In a large number of cases, such patients are often more than satisfied with the end result of this cosmetic dental procedure.
With this in mind, it is important for patients who've had their teeth whitened to understand what it takes to maintain the results from their dental procedure. This article discusses two social places that patients should avoid after having their teeth whitened.