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Two reasons not to attempt DIY tooth whitening

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If you feel self-conscious about your yellow-coloured teeth and want to make them a bit whiter, you might be thinking about using an at-home whitening treatment. However, this is not a good idea. If you want to improve the colour of your teeth, it would be far wiser to have them professionally whitened by a dentist that specialises in cosmetic dentistry. Read on to find out why. An at-home treatment could permanently damage your teeth Read More»

Dealing with Potential Discomfort After a Dental Implant

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The end result of dental implants can be nothing short of phenomenal. Where once there was a missing tooth is a new chomper, specially fabricated to be a replica of the departed tooth it has replaced. It’s a result that people won’t even notice, since it looks just like a natural tooth. In fact, only you and your dentist will be the only ones who are aware that the tooth in question is a prosthetic one. Read More»

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»