Got a Toothache? Here's What You Need to Do

Posted on: 15 June 2016
When you have a toothache, it's tempting to ignore it and hope it goes away. However, this approach often makes toothaches worse. Rather than ignoring your toothache or trying alternative remedies that can be dangerous or ineffective, follow this step-by-step guide to relieve your toothache and address the underlying problem. 1. Book a Dental Appointment Before you do anything else, book an appointment with an emergency dentist. You need to find out what is causing your toothache and get advice about treatment.
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3 Steps to Dental Implant Success

Posted on: 27 May 2016
Dental implants are a very popular form of cosmetic dentistry, as they permanently replace missing teeth to restore the beauty of a smile. Dental implants have a very high success rate of over 96 percent, but occasionally they can fail to integrate with the jaw. Here are three things you can do to maximize the chance of your dental implants succeeding. 1. Quit Smoking There's a huge difference between dental implant success rates in smokers and non-smokers.
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How To Make Orthodontic Appointments More Bearable For Your Child With Sensory Processing Disorder

Posted on: 12 May 2016
A trip to get braces fitted at the orthodontist and subsequent trips to get braces tightened can be painful and uncomfortable experiences for any child or teen. However, when coupled with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and oral defensiveness, these trips can lead to a minefield of unpleasantness. If you have a child or teen that has irregularities in his or her teeth and it's been decided that braces are required, here are some things you can do to make sure your child's visit to the orthodontist goes as smoothly as possible
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Don't Like Your Gummy Smile? The Answer Might Be Found in a Laser

Posted on: 22 April 2016
Healthy gums are vital for healthy teeth, and yet when you smile you probably want your teeth to take pride of place. Prominent gums are not really a problem in terms of the health of your teeth, but it can be a matter of aesthetics. If you have a particularly gummy smile, you have probably learned to live with it. If it's something you wish to change, this is where laser dentistry can help.
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