When Your Teeth are Acting Shifty: Why Your Teeth are Shifting and How to Stop Them in Their Tracks
29 December 2016
Your teeth are like the stones of an ancient monument, sturdy and solid on their own, yet still reliant on the adjacent stones to hold them firmly in place. Over time, for a number of reasons, your teeth will shift, and when this happens, the whole structure of your mouth could change.
Shifting teeth don't just lower the quality of your smile due to overcrowding; they also cause lip and cheek biting, as well as an imperfect bite (malocclusion).
Toothbrush Time: How to Encourage Your Child to Brush for Two Minutes
13 December 2016
While it is easy to teach your child basic brushing techniques, they may still not spend enough time cleaning their teeth. After all, who wants to stand around brushing their teeth when there are toys to play with and adventures to be had? If you notice that your child is skimping on the amount of time they spend brushing, you may have to introduce a timer. Below is a guide which will help you to increase the amount of time they dedicate to their dental health.
3 Things That Will Affect Your Choice of Dental Crown Material
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.
What You Need to Know When Your Dentures Become Damaged
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.