4 At-Home Denture Repairs – And Why They Don't Work
8 January 2018
People who wear dentures rely heavily on such a small, delicate object. After all, without your dentures, eating becomes more difficult, your speech may be affected, and your confidence is sure to take a dip if noticeable gaps are left in your mouth.
Although denture design has improved to the point where they're tougher than they look, they're far from invincible. Eating certain foods, grinding your teeth, or accidentally dropping your dentures can cause them to break.
3 Tips for Dealing with Dental Emergencies When Travelling
15 December 2017
Getting a toothache or other dental trauma when you're away from home can be very stressful. You may not know where to go, particularly if this happens in a new town. This article highlights three aspects of dealing with dental emergencies when you're travelling. Read on to learn more.
1. Find help in advance
Just like you take time to search for good accommodation and transport in your new location before going, find out where you can find emergency services in case there's a problem.
How Can I Protect My Dental Crowns from Tooth Decay?
20 November 2017
When a dentist places a dental crown over a tooth, it is their job to ensure that the crown fits well so that it is sealed at the margins. This prevents bacteria from gaining entry to the area beneath the crown and protects the tooth from tooth decay. However, once you leave the dental office, it is then up to you to make sure that the tooth stays healthy.
If you want to make sure that your dental crowns last for many years to come, then make sure you keep the following factors in mind.
Understanding the Common Causes of Dentin Hypersensitivity
1 November 2017
Dentin hypersensitivity, which is also commonly known as tooth sensitivity, is a widespread condition which affects people of all ages. In general, an individual with sensitive teeth will experience pain or discomfort when their teeth are in contact with triggers. For example, acidic foods, hot and cold foods, cold air and touch will initiate an ache in the affected tooth. This condition occurs when dentin is exposed. The natural tooth is covered by enamel, which protects the internal structures.