Yearly Archives: 2017

September 2017

When do you Need Full Crown Restoration

A dental crown restoration is one of the most common dental procedures although the term arouses fear in most individuals. In reality, it should not because the procedure is not as invasive as it sounds and is not as painful.
The procedure is both structural and cosmetic. Understanding what it is and when you need […]

When to Get a Teeth Deep Cleaning

In the ordinary course of the day, our gums and teeth face attacks from bacteria and viruses. They all pose health risks but it is the bacterial colonies that form that jelly like film on our teeth commonly known as plaque that set the conditions for cavities to thrive.
As oral bacteria consume the sugars from […]

August 2017

Teeth Whitening FAQ’s

Teeth whitening undoubtedly is the dental service that most dentists perform. Most patients are often confused about the treatment details of this procedure because the market is flooded with so many different whitening options. Below we take a look at some frequently asked questions about teeth whitening.

What are the different whitening procedures and how do […]

What are Porcelain Veneers?

Dental veneers otherwise known as dental porcelain laminates or porcelain veneers are thin, custom-made shells of tooth colored material designed to cover the front exterior of teeth in order to improve an individual’s appearance. Bonding of these shells to the front teeth in order to change their length, shape, size or color usually takes place […]

Types of Dental Restoration

Dental restoration is ordinarily required for the repair of teeth impaired by injuries or cavities. There are a few methods provided by restorative dentistry that solve these kinds of dental complications with the most popular being dental fillings. Let’s look at some of the common types of these restorations.
Fillings
These include amalgam, porcelain, composite and gold […]

Are Root Canals Painful?

Do you require a root canal to save your tooth? Then you’re probably wondering if the procedure involves a lot of pain. The truth is that it is very painful but you shouldn’t fear to get this procedure done because, with the aid of numbing medicine, you shouldn’t experience any severe pain.

When most people discover […]

June 2017

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

If your teeth hurt when you floss or brush, you could be having tooth sensitivity. The inside of your tooth is made up largely of a material known as dentin which is packed with tiny nerve endings. Dentin is protected by a harder outer layer called enamel.
Nerve irritation or tooth sensitivity occurs mostly when dentin […]

4 Types of Teeth

By the time a child is two years old, they will have twenty primary teeth. When they reach adulthood, they will normally have thirty-two teeth. The following are the four main teeth types and how they function.
Incisors
At the front of the mouth are eight teeth known as incisors. There are four of them at the […]

What are Dental crowns and Tooth Bridges?

Both dental crowns and most bridges are fixed prosthetic devices. Unlike removable devices such as dentures, which you can take out and clean daily, dental crowns and bridges are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, and can only be removed by a dentist.

How do crowns work?

A dental crown is used to entirely cover […]

May 2017

Oral Health issues among Seniors

It is very important that people of all ages makes sure that they take care of their dental formula. Proper dental hygiene and care will help you maintain and retain that million dollar smile and also have that perfect dental formula. Seniors should have regular check-ups concerning their oral health which they should also follow […]

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