Your Guide to Dental Plate Hygiene
7 June 2017
If you're new to dental plates or if you're considering them, you'll need to learn essential techniques for keeping them clean. In addition to ensuring your dental plate lasts longer, careful cleaning reduces the risk of gum disease and other infections. Fortunately, good dental plate hygiene only requires a little effort.
Keep cleaning your teeth regularly
Foreign bodies are often excellent breeding ground for bacteria, which means you need to clean your teeth just as before.
Know How to Handle Your Child's Dental Injury
6 June 2017
Unfortunately, accidents may happen to anyone at any time, but knowing what to do if a dental injury occurs is not only handy information, but it may often be critical. Toddlers and growing children are naturally more injury prone. In fact, a surprising percentage of children experience dental injuries while growing up. Here's how you can be prepared, should your child suffer this unfortunate injury.
Firstly, if your child sustains a blow to the mouth, there may be no visible damage, but it is best not to simply assume that everything is quite satisfactory.
Three options for those who have lost a tooth
3 June 2017
Losing a tooth as a result of an oral injury or an infection can be an upsetting experience. Here is a brief guide to the three main options you will have, if you should ever find yourself in this situation.
Leave the socket empty
The type of dental treatments that are used to replace a lost tooth are often quite complex, expensive and time-consuming. As such, if the tooth was located the back of your mouth and its absence is therefore not very noticeable (or if you simply don't mind the way that a missing front tooth looks), you might be thinking about leaving the socket empty.
5 Ways to Make Your Teeth Whitening Treatment Last Longer
30 May 2017
If you have ever had your teeth professionally whitened in a dentist's office, you know how astounding the results of this popular cosmetic dentistry treatment can be. However, the effects often do not last for long. Many people notice their teeth beginning to lose their brilliant shine soon after the whitening treatment, as stains begin to set in again. To help your teeth stay whiter for longer after professional teeth whitening, use these five top tips.