Dealing with A Knocked-Out/Avulsed Tooth: First Aid Information

20 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental emergencies don't have a warning. They strike at anytime and anywhere. Knowing what to do in such emergencies can help you prevent further dental problems before you seek dental assistance. A knocked-out or avulsed tooth is one of the dental emergencies you should be quick to handle. Lack of urgency in the case of a knocked-out tooth can be the difference between rescuing your tooth and losing it completely. This is because an avulsed tooth can actually be re-implanted, but the chances of success reduce significantly the longer you wait. Read More 

Dental Tourism: Disaster or Money Saver?

7 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

More people are seeking out cosmetic-dentistry procedures. While the results are usually excellent and greatly improve a person's smile, the price can be off-putting for some. With the rise of cosmetic dentistry, there has also been a boom in dental tourism. Overseas destinations such as Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Eastern Europe offer both a holiday and a reduced fee for what brokers claim is the same cosmetic result. Is this really a good deal, or could you be worse off in the long run? Read More 

5 Tips to Keep in Mind for Using Denture Adhesives

30 November 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Not all people who wear dentures use an adhesive, but some find that this is vital if their dentures are going to stay reliably stable throughout the day. Of course, applying denture adhesive isn't as easy as you might imagine; there are mistakes that you can make along the way, as well as methods to make the process easier. If you're using adhesive for the first time, or have been having trouble with it, just keep the following best practices in mind. Read More 

How to Make Your Dental Implants Last a Lifetime

16 November 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental implants can be damaged in many of the same ways as regular teeth. It's important to take good care of your implants to ensure that they last a long time – this way, you'll avoid pain or the need for repeat procedures. Not looking after your implants properly could lead to gum disease, infections, bleeding and soreness. Implants that are well taken care of can last you the rest of your life, so it's a worthwhile investment of time and energy. Read More 

Brace Yourself for a Bright Smile! All You Need to Know About Teeth Whitening With Braces

20 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Being in possession of straight and white teeth is the dream, but is this something you should pursue at the same time? More importantly, is it safe to? For those with invisible or removable braces, teeth whitening can be more of a simple procedure and may have better results than those with traditional braces. Whichever camp you fall into, it is importnat to consider how safe the product is for your teeth and whether or not this may interfere with the quality of your orthodontic treatment. Read More