Teaching children proper dental hygiene from a young age and making sure that they brush their teeth twice a day is the best way of preventing plaque build-up and cavities. The habit they develop now can have a big effect on their teeth later in life.
Unfortunately, getting your children to brush their teeth, and to do it consistently morning and evening, can sometimes be a struggle.
Read about a couple of tricks that will make daily brushing and flossing fun and help your kids develop this important habit. Continue reading
In the past dentures or crowns and bridges were the only options for replacing the missing teeth.
The advancements in dentistry in the past fifty years, have added implants as the third option.
We are often asked whether it is better to consider implants or go for partial dentures. The answer is not as straight forward as it would appear. Cost aside, there are a number of other aspects to be considered.
Many parents ask us – “Is there anything I can do to ensure that my child has nice teeth and won’t need to have braces?”.
Many orthodontic problems are hereditary, so you can’t really do anything about them, some others are preventable to a certain extent. Below is a short article on what you can do to prevent orthodontic problems in children.
You might be wondering what do inflammation and mental health have in common?
The latest research shows a surprising connection between inflammation in the body and some common mental illnesses such as depression, chronic fatigue, and Alzheimer disease.
It is hard to believe that inflammatory processes can have such a strong effect on the functioning of the brain that they can contribute to the development of a wide range of psychiatric conditions. But unfortunately, it seems to be the case.
Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the gum tissue and other structures supporting the teeth. If left untreated, it can lead to tooth loss, and may also interfere with other systems of the body.
Although the main cause of periodontal (gum) disease is plaque, there other significant factors that can affect the health of your gums. Some of these factors are…