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Cosmetic Dentistry: Subtle Changes for Big Differences

Cosmetic dentistry involves large scale procedures such as braces for adults, but this field also offers simple procedures that can make a huge difference to your smile. Hi! My name is Corky, and I have been committed to having the best smile possible for years. However, like many people, I also have to live within a budget. Because of that, I have found the best ways to make my smile look amazing without spending a lot of time or money at the dentists. If you are looking for a place to learn about the procedures that give you the best value for your money, you have come to the right place. In this blog, I am going to discuss procedures ranging from teeth whitening to veneers, and I am going to tell you how to make your smile beautiful!

How to Help Your Child Deal With Mouth Sores From Braces

There is nothing that is more irritating to a child than having a mouth which has developed sores as a result of newly installed braces. The brackets can scratch the sides of the mouth, and sores start forming. The challenge with sores from wearing braces is that they closely resemble canker sores, and they can make it very difficult for your child to eat and talk. For an adult, it is easy to follow the advice given by dentists, which is usually to wait for a week or two until your mouth adjusts to the braces. Read More 

How do Upper Dental Implants Affect the Sinus Cavity?

Missing teeth make eating, smiling and speaking more difficult. It is your upper teeth, however, especially the front six teeth, that are most important for smiling and speaking. While dentures are better than no teeth, only dental implants offer the same standard of functionality and appearance as your natural teeth. But what about the effect on your sinuses? If you suffer from sinusitis, you are probably worried that getting an upper dental implant might exacerbate the problem. Read More 

Two potential consequences of poor oral hygiene

When you lead a busy life, it's all too easy to neglect your oral hygiene. You may, for example, find yourself brushing your teeth for just a few seconds instead of thoroughly cleaning each tooth, or regularly forgetting to floss. Here are two potential consequences which you may experience if do not prioritise your oral hygiene. Cavities If you do not thoroughly wash your teeth, bacterial plaque will remain on their surface. Read More 

Should You Always See an Emergency Dentist if You Have a Swollen Jaw?

While many people associate a swollen jaw with a dental abscess, it isn't always a sign that you're facing a condition that requires the attention of an emergency dentist. A swollen jaw may indicate a non-dental disease process or a less urgent dental condition that requires a routine appointment. Understanding when this symptom constitutes a dental emergency can help you direct yourself towards the right services. Why does the jaw swell? Read More 

Learn Why Splayed and Matted Toothbrush Bristles Should Be Taken Seriously

There's a lot of things the bristles on your toothbrush can tell you. If they are slightly red, for example, it means your gums might be bleeding as you brush, a possible sign of gingivitis. You might also notice that the bristles are matted or splayed out. If so, you need to replace your toothbrush and possibly speak to your dentist. Here's why splayed and matted bristles are an issue you should take seriously. Read More