Teeth play an important role. They help us chew and grind up food, speak clearly and show off our smile. They affect the structure of our face and have a strong impact on our appearance.
Each tooth plays a vital role, so leaving a gap if we lose a tooth can have serious consequences.
This article can help you understand the importance of each tooth, the consequences of not replacing it if you lose it and the replacement options that are available. Continue reading
Everyone worries about bad breath from time to time, especially after eating garlic or drinking a cup of coffee.
Bad breath, also called halitosis can be caused by a number of factors:
- The types of food you eat
- Smoking and drinking
- Poor oral hygiene
- Cavities or gum disease
- Certain illnesses
There are some quick remedies that can freshen your breath temporarily, but Continue reading
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.