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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!

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 

Mouth Ulcers Post Tooth Extraction: Why Mouth Ulcers Sometimes Appear at Tooth Extraction Sites

Having teeth out can be a painful and traumatic experience for a patient. This is especially true where wisdom teeth are concerned as they tend to be quite difficult to extract. Unfortunately, some patients, as well as having to deal with the pain of their healing extraction sites, also have to contend with mouth ulcers, which may appear near or at the extraction sites. If you have recently had a tooth extraction and have now noticed that an ulcer or sore has developed near the site, there could be several causes. Read More 

What Are the Causes of Toothache?

Toothache can feel very different depending on which part of your mouth is suffering the problem. Although tooth erosion, which means that the nerves of the teeth can become exposed, is a common cause of toothache in Australia, it is by no means the only reason you might suffer from it. In order to establish the underlying cause of toothache, it is important to have a professional inspection of your mouth, otherwise, you might start the wrong course of action to treat it. Read More 

What Happens When You No Longer Have Enough Bone to Support Dentures?

When you lose a tooth and don't replace it with a dental implant, the bone in the area where the tooth was lost begins to disintegrate. Your jaw no longer needs that bone. Therefore, your body absorbs it and uses the minerals elsewhere. Although most severe in the first 12 months, this bone loss generally occurs over many years. Unfortunately, dentures can also exacerbate this problem because they place pressure on the gums. Read More