3 Things That Will Affect Your Choice of Dental Crown Material

Posted on: 30 November 2016

Dental crowns often offer an ideal solution for chipped, cracked or decayed teeth. Dental crowns will help reinforce the structure of your teeth and enhance your oral health. They will also offer you cosmetic benefits. However, your choice of dental crowns will affect how beneficial it will be as regards cosmetics and oral health aspects. The crowns come in a wide range of materials such as gold, porcelain and composite. Each of these materials is best suited for different purposes. [Read More]

What You Need to Know When Your Dentures Become Damaged

Posted on: 12 October 2016

Over time and as your dentures get older they will become more susceptible to breakage or cracking. What do you need to know and what action should you take if this happens? Why Does This Happen? It's unfortunate that even though you may follow your dentist's advice to the letter in terms of cleaning and looking after your dentures the plastic within will eventually become weaker. This is due to the fact that your mouth changes its shape subtly as you age and the dentures will not fit as well as they used to. [Read More]

4 Toothbrushing Tips for Caring for a Child with Down Syndrome

Posted on: 12 October 2016

You should make sure that your children brush their teeth every day in order to help prevent decay, bad breath, and gum disease. Unfortunately, it's often much harder to make a child with Down syndrome follow a good oral health routine. Like children without the condition, children with Down syndrome are vulnerable to the problems listed above. In fact, the condition's associated immunological deficiencies mean that gum disease can be a far more serious problem. [Read More]

Watch Out for These Signs that Your Dentures Need to be Adjusted

Posted on: 12 October 2016

People often think that dentures never need to be modified, but this is not the case. As you age, the shape of your bones and gums can change, causing the dentures you use to fit improperly. It can feel a little odd and unsettling to have dentures that previously felt just fine start to feel a little off. However, your dentist will be able to adjust them to compensate for the changes to your bones and gums, though they may need to be replaced entirely if those changes are significant. [Read More]