Periodontitis: Your Questions Answered
13 December 2021
Periodontitis can have a significant impact on your oral health. Here are some of the most common questions patients have about this condition:
What is periodontitis?
Periodontitis (gum disease) affects the tissues and bones supporting your teeth. Periodontitis is caused by plaque, a sticky film of bacteria that forms on your teeth. Plaque is formed when bacteria mixes with saliva and leftover food particles on your teeth. In some cases, periodontitis is caused by a bacterial infection of the gum tissue.
Beyond Dental Aesthetics: 4 Reasons You Shouldn't Ignore Gaps in Your Teeth
2 November 2021
Gaps in the teeth usually result from tooth loss and undersized or oversized teeth. Also, if the teeth are too small compared to the jaw size, spaces may develop between individual teeth. Gaps are often viewed as an aesthetic issue; thus, people who care little about visual appeal may ignore them. Unfortunately, spaces between the teeth, regardless of their cause, don't affect dental aesthetics only. They can negatively impact your overall dental health.
5 Reasons to Choose Full Dentures
21 September 2021
You can replace your teeth in many ways with modern dentistry. If you have lost most or all of your teeth, then full dentures might be the right way to replace those teeth.
The following list will help you to understand if full dentures are suitable for you.
1. You don't have enough bone for dental implants
Tooth loss initiates a natural process whereby the body absorbs the bone once needed to support a tooth.
4 Myths About Orthodontics
23 July 2021
Orthodontics can create a straighter smile, giving you the confidence you need at work and in your social life. However, many myths prevent people from making the most of the orthodontic treatments on offer. Here are a few of the most common, along with the facts you need to make the right decision about orthodontics.
1. Myth: Orthodontics Are Only for Teens
While it is true that many people have braces while they are teenagers, you definitely haven't missed the boat if you are older and are unhappy with your smile.