Tooth Discolouration: Understanding Dental Fluorosis

Posted on: 18 September 2017

Permanent teeth begin forming during early childhood. The crowns form within the jawbone and underneath the gum in preparation for visible growth after the milk teeth fall out. If a child is exposed to too much fluoride during their childhood, the growing teeth will sustain damage. The disorder which occurs due to the ingestion of this mineral is known as fluorosis. The condition is quite common, and it cosmetic, not functional.
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Should You Visit the Dentist During Pregnancy?

Posted on: 15 August 2017

There are so many dos and don't when it comes to being pregnant that you might be confused about exactly what you can and can't do when it comes to your oral health. Should you visit the dentist while you're pregnant? The answer is a little complicated. Routine appointments and professional cleanings are completely safe during pregnancy and help keep you and your baby healthy. More complex dental procedures are often better off postponed, however, and cosmetic work should always wait until after your baby is born.
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4 Simple and Affordable Options to Whiten and Straighten Your Teeth

Posted on: 13 March 2017

When your teeth are crooked and unsightly, you may dread the idea of having painful and downright ugly braces for several years, or may be frustrated with trying whitening products from the pharmacy that seem to offer few results. The good news is, you don't need to worry about uncomfortable braces that take years to work, and you don't need to keep throwing money away at the pharmacy on ineffective whitening products.
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Two ways to treat a knocked out tooth

Posted on: 13 March 2017

Significant physical trauma to the mouth can lead to a tooth being knocked out of its socket; when this occurs, the tooth is said to be 'avulsed'. There are several different treatment options which a dentist may choose to employ to address this issue. Read on to find out more about these treatments. Re-implantation Where possible, a dentist treating a person with this problem will always attempt to re-implant the knocked out tooth.
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