From metal braces to ceramic ones and to Invisalign, which of these are most suitable for a person? It truly depends, and requires that we delve into each option’s advantages and disadvantages before making an informed choice. 1. Metal Braces The earliest form of braces that we are likely all familiar with, metal braces were [...]
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If you find yourself in need of oral surgery, whether it is to realign your jaw or repair facial (or related) structures for the sake of oral function, it is best to go in prepared. And part of thorough preparation is knowing what you can or cannot do, what to wear, and what other arrangements [...]
Dentistry is a vast field, much like the medical field. There is more to it than just general dentistry, tooth extraction, replacements, and even the occasional teeth whitening. The responsibilities of a dentist are more or less common knowledge, primarily because the everyday person comes into contact with one every once in several months for [...]
When it comes to oral care and dentistry, there are various fields that different dentists specialise in. Two such fields are cosmetic and restorative dentistry, with vast differences that set each specialty apart. Cosmetic Dentistry: What is it? For the case of cosmetic dentistry, its name should be indicative of what it involves: improving the [...]
We are familiar with our dentist - the good-natured, friendly figure that is here to conduct yet another routine check on our teeth and oral hygiene. But even in the field of dentistry, specialties are vast. One such variation within the dental field is the prosthodontist. Just as there are various types of doctors in [...]
Teeth Whitening Are you unsatisfied with the colour of your teeth? Staining can occur for many reasons, including smoking or other forms of tobacco use. Certain foods and beverages consumed on a regular basis can also stain your teeth. Plus, teeth naturally start to darken as you age. Choosing a professional whitening treatment can reverse the [...]
Why Do We Take X-Rays? There’s a lot going on in your mouth that is not visible to the naked eye, and dental X-rays allow your dentist to see what’s happening below the surface. X-rays provide your dentist with a comprehensive assessment of the health of your mouth. The types of X-rays your dentist will [...]
Pregnancy and Your Teeth In the midst of all the things you need to think about, worrying about seeing your dentist may not be very high on the list. But your dental health has a big impact on your overall health, which in turn has a major influence on the health of your baby. That [...]
Children and Teeth Your child’s baby teeth will start to appear Your child’s baby teeth will start to appear, often with the central bottom teeth first, when they are anywhere between 4 months and 10 months. Like every developmental milestone, the point at which your baby gets their teeth is an individual thing, [...]
Dental Fillings When to resort to fillings The best thing you can do for your teeth is to prevent tooth decay through brushing and flossing. But should tooth decay develop, your dentist has a range of options to restore your teeth’s shape and function. Fillings may be required if tooth structure has been [...]