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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How to Stop Your Dentures from Triggering Your Gag Reflex

Posted on: 13 October 2016
The gag reflex is an automatic, protective response your body makes to something unexpected or unusual touching the back of your throat. This reflex is useful as it helps you to vomit when necessary and prevents you from swallowing potentially harmful foreign bodies. However, some denture users find that their dentures can unexpectedly trigger the gag reflex. This unpleasant sensation makes wearing dentures very uncomfortable. However, help is at hand. Here are a few tips for preventing your dentures from causing you to gag.
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How to Make Your Smile Photogenic

Posted on: 22 September 2016
Many of us Australians enjoy posting photos of each other these days. However, we can sometimes cringe at portraits of our smiles, especially when we have been captured in an unguarded moment. If you find yourself consistently unhappy with how you look in photos, this dissatisfaction probably comes down to a lack of confidence in your smile. Not smiling fully is often a result of how we think others view our teeth.
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