A Cracking Toothache: Can a Vertically Split Tooth Be Repaired?

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Teeth can endure quite a lot of punishment. After all, they are harder than bones. Unfortunately, unlike bones, which have their own blood supply and can therefore heal, teeth cannot repair themselves once broken or cracked. The most difficult type of crack to repair is a vertical crack, one that extends towards the root of a tooth. If you crack a tooth vertically, you need to book an emergency dental appointment.

12 April 2018

Do You Have Loose Dentures? Here's How Implants Can Help

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Dentures make life a little easier for individuals who have lost a tooth or more due to injury or dental issues. However, these restorations are removable, and this poses the risk of them becoming loose while eating or speaking. Due to the constant changes in the oral structure, dentures may start to fit incorrectly over time as well, and this can make you uneasy all the time. You are worried that they will fall off when you bend over or when taking part in sports.

12 April 2018

Thinking of Giving Laser Teeth Whitening a Try?

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Bright, white teeth are essential to having a beautiful, charming smile. However, people's teeth can turn yellow because of one reason or another. Yellow teeth can be a source of low self-esteem for the affected individuals because the problem is so conspicuous. Thankfully, yellowing of the teeth is a cosmetic dental issue that can be remedied by administering teeth whitening treatment. But with various teeth whitening solutions being offered in today's dental world, choosing a treatment option may seem like an overwhelming task for those considering giving teeth whitening treatment a whirl.

16 March 2018

How To Decide Whether To Get Braces As An Adult

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Getting braces as an adult is a choice that more and more people are making, as new ranges of discreet adult braces become available. Braces can provide a boost of confidence, as well as making your teeth easier to clean and take care of. However, there are a few things that any adult should consider before making the big decision to get braces.  Consult With An Orthodontist This should be the first step towards getting braces, as a qualified orthodontist can examine you and tell you whether you are a suitable candidate for braces and what kind of braces you might want.

23 February 2018

Time for the Tooth Fairy: 2 Ways You Can Support a Child During Tooth Loss

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Having a child is a beautiful experience. Seeing a newborn baby, something which appears to be nothing more than a very cute pink blob, grow into a little person is a fascinating thing. As your child grows and develops, they will reach certain milestones, such as their first steps and their first word and a few years later, their first day at school! This article will focus on another important milestone in your child's life, losing their first teeth.

26 January 2018

When Crowns Go Clickety-Clack: What It Means When Dental Crowns Click

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In the mouth of a healthy patient, a dental crown should last at least 10 years. This is why many dental practices offer a ten-year warranty on their dental crowns. If a crown breaks or becomes loose in that period, your dentist will then replace it or re-cement it free of charge. However, when a dental crown makes clicking or popping noises, this could be due to several reasons. As a patient, it will help you to learn the most common causes of these sounds before taking the issue up with a cosmetic dentist.

3 January 2018

Teeth and Dehydration: Is it Possible for Teeth to Become Dehydrated?

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Everyone knows that if you don't drink enough water, you dehydrate. When your body is dehydrated, you usually experience headaches, dizziness and lethargy, among other symptoms. But did you know that your teeth can also become dehydrated? While the dehydration of teeth isn't as publicized as that of your body, if you care about your teeth, you should be aware of it. Teeth can become dehydrated in several ways. Dehydrated teeth are more are more at risk of cavities.

13 December 2017