2022

  • Cleaning and Maintaining Your Invisalign Aligners


    Choosing the Invisalign treatment plan likely came to you after a lot of consideration. You likely looked at the pros and cons of the aligners. You also talked to your dentist to determine if this type of dental treatment was right for you. Of all the research you did, one of the main topics you may have overlooked was how to clean and maintain the aligners properly. Here are some of the key tips for cleaning and maintaining your aligners and maintaining your oral health as well.
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  • It's Not Just The Teeth: 4 More Reasons To See Your Dentist


    If you're like most people, you think that dentists are for dental issues. Some of those issues include cavities and toothaches. Preventative dental care is another reason to visit the dentist. Those are good reasons to see a dentist. But, there are other reasons to see a dentist. You might not realise this, but your dentist can take care of oral issues that don't relate to your teeth. Read the list provided below.
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  • 4 Signs You Need to Replace a Veneer


    While dental veneers last a long time, they don't always last forever. How can you tell if you might need to replace one of your veneers? 1. The Veneer Feels Loose Veneer shells are securely fixed to teeth with a special cement. They shouldn't move or feel loose. If one of your veneers seems looser than it was, then you might need to have it reattached or replaced. For example, if its cement has worn away, then it can't hold the shell firmly on your tooth.
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  • Does a Ruptured Dental Abscess Need Emergency Treatment?


    If you noted the telltale swelling of a dental abscess, you likely regret not going to your dentist sooner. Perhaps you assumed that this infection wasn't especially serious, due to a lack of noticeable discomfort. How quickly things can change. A dental abscess can become excruciatingly painful, with considerable speed. You might have been planning to visit an emergency dentist but, as is often the case, the abscess ruptured by itself, which may have eliminated or reduced your discomfort.
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  • What Is Keratinised Tissue, and How Does It Affect Your New Dental Implant?


    Dental implants need several factors to be successful. Perhaps the two most important components are a healthy jawbone of adequate density to permit implantation and a patient who is willing to follow their dentist's aftercare instructions to ensure the stability and general health of the implant. It might be frustrating if you've been diligently following your dentist's instructions to the letter, but your implant still feels uncomfortable and even a little sore at times.
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