Healing and Dealing with Dental Phobias

5 Oral Health Problems Caused By Winter

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Winter raises the risk of many health problems, from colds and flu to chronically dry skin. Many people do not realise that chilly winter weather also has a negative effect on oral health. This list contains five oral health problems that are common in winter, along with some practical steps you can take to protect yourself this season. 1. Dry Mouth Cold, dry weather can cause your mouth to dry out. Read More»

How to Promote Your Child's Oral Health

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There’s a lot to think about when you have a baby or young child, and oral hygiene isn’t always your biggest concern. However, promoting good oral hygiene and health in your child sets the tone for their adult life. Preventing problems is often easier than treating them, and with a few simple steps, you can ensure that your child grows up valuing their teeth and taking good care of them.  Read More»

Don't Fly-by-Night With Invisalign: Why Restricting Invisalign to Nights Is Inadvisable

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Invisalign is the most discreet and unintrusive form of orthodontics available to patients today. Since they are removable and invisible, it wouldn’t be overly optimistic to say you could straighten your teeth without anyone even realizing. However, just because Invisalign aligners can be removed, that doesn’t mean you can pick and choose the times that you wear them. If you wish to achieve desirable results within the planned treatment timeline, you should wear your Invisalign aligners for at least 20 hours a day. Read More»

Common Dental Problems That a Cosmetic Dentist Can Treat

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Human beings consider smiling to be a friendly gesture, so it’s totally understandable to feel frustrated because of having an unattractive smile. Cosmetic dentists are dentists that specialise in improving people’s smiles by providing solutions to a number of cosmetic dental problems. Here is a look at some common dental problems that cosmetic dentists treat every day.  Discoloured teeth: Teeth that have lost their natural colour are usually unpleasant to look at and they can affect how a person interacts with others. Read More»

Choosing Chewing Gum for Dentures: Can I Still Chew Gum After I Get Dentures?

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If many of your teeth are badly damaged, dentures can restore your ability to chew your food in comfort. While it will take several weeks, possibly months, before you are confidently chewing harder foods like steak or broccoli, with practice, you should be able to enjoy at least most of your favourite foods. However, if you are someone that occasionally enjoys a stick of gum or two, you are probably wondering if chewing gum is possible while wearing dentures. Read More»