Want to Fight Bruxism? 3 Reasons a Custom Mouth Guard Is What You Need

Do your teeth clench at night when you're sleeping? If they do, a custom mouth guard will help you prevent this annoying oral problem. However, it all starts with finding the right mouth guard. There are different types of mouth guards, and each type is designed to meet specific oral needs. You can choose standard mouth guards if you are involved in sports activities like baseball, skating and basketball.  But if you want to fight bruxism—persistent teeth grinding—you should choose a custom mouth guard. [Read More]

How to Deal with a Wisdom Tooth That May Be Impacted

Many people wonder why they have wisdom teeth in the first place, and it remains one of life's great mysteries. What isn't a mystery, however, is the pain that an impacted wisdom tooth can cause, and if you're in this position currently, you will be exploring your options. How can a dentist deal with this issue? Unable to Erupt If you have an impacted wisdom tooth, it's grown in such a way that it cannot " [Read More]

4 Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

If you feel self-conscious about chips, cracks or discolouration on your front teeth, dental veneers could help to give you back your confidence. You can choose between porcelain veneers or veneers that are made from a dental composite. Here are a few reasons to opt for porcelain as the material for your cosmetic dental veneers. 1. Porcelain Veneers Look Natural Like natural tooth enamel, porcelain veneers have a beautiful shine. As a result, they can restore the appearance of a damaged smile to one that is healthy and bright. [Read More]

Incognito Braces: A modern, discrete solution for concerned teens

Teenage years are filled with excitement and emotion for many children. Hormones are in overdrive, and kids are beginning to discover themselves and their bodies. This is also the age when children respond best to orthodontic procedures such as braces. Aligning your child's teeth early lays a foundation for proper oral health moving forward. However, many teens dread the look of traditional braces (such as ceramic braces). These braces are clearly visible and may affect the self-confidence of sensitive teenagers. [Read More]