3 Ways to Boost Your Confidence in Your Smile

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Many people feel like their teeth do not look good, and find themselves unable to smile with confidence. However, there are steps you can take towards being proud of your smile, whether you choose to change your attitude or get a teeth whitening treatment. Create a More Positive Outlook One of the simplest (and cheapest!) ways to feel more confident about your smile is to change your attitude towards it. There are a few ways to do this.

25 September 2018

The Heath Risks of a DIY Tooth Extraction

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Having a toothache or a loose tooth can be difficult to deal with. Indeed, the constant pain from the tooth, as well as any looseness, can make basic functions such as speech, eating and brushing much more challenging. Due to the relatively high cost of dental treatment, many people are tempted to attempt removing the tooth at home. A DIY tooth extraction, while seemingly convenient, can result in a broad range of complications.

23 August 2018

3 Tips to Prepare for Adult Orthodontic Treatment

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Until a few decades ago, adults thought that only kids and teens needed braces. Not anymore. Today, more adults are conscious of their appearance, and dental health is essential in this regard.  Therefore, if you want that great smile and are thinking of getting braces, then you are not alone. Adults are increasingly visiting dental clinics to get adult braces, either for cosmetic or medical reasons. Before you book an appointment with your dentist, however, you need to prepare adequately.

27 July 2018

Smile better: how teeth whitening can improve your health

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Teeth whitening is a safe and effective process that results in a far more attractive smile, and an increase in confidence. But is it possible that the treatment could have physical health benefits as well? Research is starting to suggest that it could. Firstly, the chemicals used in the whitening process could have a direct benefit on oral health. According to research at the Medical College  of Georgia and reported in Science Daily, the active ingredient carbamide peroxide, which is used as a bleaching agent for the teeth, may also play a role in preventing tooth decay.

3 July 2018

3 Bleeding Gum Remedies You Should Know

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Have you noticed some bleeding when flossing or brushing? Bleeding gums are usually a sign of gum disease, often resulting from dental issues such as injuries or teeth infections. While bleeding gums aren't painful, they shouldn't be ignored because the underlying dental problem can become more severe. However, before you visit your dentist, it's imperative to understand that you may be able to cure or stop your bleeding gums even without seeing a dentist.

11 June 2018

Teeth Whitening: Three Tips for Avoiding Home Treatment Common Mistakes

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If you are concerned about the discolouration of your teeth, you should consult a dentist for in-office whitening. This treatment option is favourable because dental experts have products and tools which are not available on the general market. Therefore, the results will be exceptional. In addition, in-office whitening procedures are regulated and handled by experienced experts. So, there is minimal risk of teeth damage. However, if you prefer DIY treatments, there are some over-the-counter solutions that you can utilise.

25 April 2018

Questions to Bring Up With Your Family Dentist

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When you visit your family dentist, it's good to discuss any and all concerns you have about your oral health and about the condition of your teeth and mouth. Your dentist can do much more than just clean your teeth while you're in his or her office; a dentist can give you personalized advice on how to keep your teeth healthy between visits and how to avoid conditions that might otherwise affect your mouth and throat.

21 March 2018