Why Is it So Important to Prevent Tartar Building Up on Your Dental Implants?

Posted on: 8 May 2017
Plaque is a colourless film of bacteria and sugars, and it helps cause decay and other oral health issues. When plaque is mixed with the minerals in your saliva and allowed to calcify, it becomes tartar, which fixes to your teeth and can only be removed by a dental professional. This is why it's so important to brush natural teeth each day. However, not many people are aware of the fact that tartar can develop on implant dentures just as easily as it does on natural teeth.
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Lower Dentures on the Loose: How to Stabilize a Lower Denture that Keeps Coming Loose

Posted on: 29 December 2016
Attempting to talk or eat whilst juggling a lower denture that has a mind of its own can drive a person crazy, not to mention leave them red with embarrassment. Even denture adhesive, which should hold a denture in place for up to 12 hours, often cannot stand up to the heat of hot drinks or soup and this makes dinner time even more of a challenge than it already was.
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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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