Dental Implant Damage: What to do if You Suspect Your Dental Implant is Damaged

3 January 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

A dental implant screw can take much more punishment than a natural tooth's root. As long as your gums are healthy, a titanium dental implant can last a lifetime. However, when it comes to accidents involving a dental implant, while the titanium screw will probably survive, there are other more fragile elements that might not. If you fear that your dental implant may be damaged, follow these tips. Check Dental Implant Stability Read More 

Recovery From Tooth Extraction: The 3 Simple Tips That Can Shorten Your Recovery Time

14 December 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Whilst you're probably aware that your tooth extraction won't be painful (thanks to anesthetic,) you may be dreading the procedure anyway. This is actually quite a normal sentiment: many people today dread dental procedures not because of the procedure itself but because they're worried about recovery. Perhaps you imagine a long and difficult recovery period, one that will interfere with your life for weeks. The good news: that's not true! In fact, you can feel yourself again quickly if you use these three smart recovery shortcuts. Read More 

4 Ways to Overcome Low Self Esteem

22 November 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Low self-esteem affects many people all over the world, making them feel less valued and appreciated. However, this is a problem that you can overcome. The following are things you can do to improve your self-esteem. 1. Capitalize on your strengths and do whatever you decide to do The first step is realising that you live for yourself first, then for others. And while low self-esteem makes you feel less valued, you will have to accept that you cannot please everyone all the time. Read More 

Answering Questions About Dental Emergencies

27 October 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Never ignore a dental emergency of any sort, as quick and proper treatment of these emergencies can reduce the risk of getting an oral infection and losing a tooth. Many dental emergencies are also very painful, and that pain isn't likely to subside without proper treatment. To ensure that you're receiving emergency dental treatment when needed, note some important information about common dental problems that require quick treatment. What is an abscessed tooth? Read More 

Not Sure About a Tooth Notch: Why is There a Notch on My Tooth at the Gum Line?

10 October 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When teeth and gums are healthy and strong, the gum tissue covers the necks of the teeth, protecting them from invading bacteria. Because the cementum layer, which is the yellow material around the root of a tooth, is weaker than enamel, the protective layer of gum tissue is essential. Without that layer of gum tissue, a notch or groove appears around the neck of a tooth. This notch is not just unattractive. Read More