Can You Prevent Your Teenage Children From Needing Dental Braces?

Posted on: 13 December 2016
Children with crooked or poorly aligned teeth may find themselves needing braces to correct the shape and alignment of the teeth. However, the self-consciousness and discomfort that comes with wearing braces can derail your child or lower their self-esteem. Traditional braces are not the only option that can address teeth alignment in teenage children. As a parent, there are a few measures that you can take to prevent your kids from wearing braces and save them from the discomfort and self-esteem issues associated with them.
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Know These Signs that Your Child Might Have a Dental Abscess

Posted on: 30 November 2016
Dental abscesses, or dental infections, occur when bacteria collects within or around a tooth and causes an infection. Though rare in children, they can still occur, and children can be much worse than adults at spotting them. Even if your child does think that something is wrong, they might avoid mentioning anything through fear of being taken to the dentist. Unfortunately, the infection from a tooth can spread to the surrounding teeth, gums and bone.
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All-Porcelain vs Porcelain-Fused-To-Metal Crowns: The Pros and Cons of Each

Posted on: 21 November 2016
When you need to have dental crowns fitted, you might be asked to decide what material you would like it to be made from. Two of the most common types are all-porcelain and porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM); they might sound very similar, and they do share more than a few benefits, but there are some important differences that divide them. You can always choose to talk the matter over with your dentist, but here's a quick look at the pros and cons of each option to get you on your way to making the right decision.
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How to use a Cash Windfall to Restore your Beautiful Smile

Posted on: 29 October 2016
When we come into money in middle age, it can be more of a curse than a blessing. Sometimes a few thousand dollars we never thought we'd ever have can become a source of anxiety about whether it should be saved or spent and what to potentially spend it on. However, one way to spend a windfall that will have tangible benefits is to invest in cosmetic procedures — the kind that you've probably been thinking about having for years (or decades) but written off as impossible for financial reasons.
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