Today, having a missing tooth or two can easily be perceived as poor oral health. The good news is that a bad smile can easily be fixed to perfection, and many other oral problems are no longer challenges. In the case of missing teeth, dentures are the cheaper and more reliable alternative many people go by. Dentures are implants fitted to fill the space of a missing tooth. Some people completely replace the entire mouth set with dentures. [Read More]
Do You Need an Emergency Dentist or Can Your Appointment Wait?
Trying to get an appointment with your dentist when you have a toothache or other concern can be difficult, but this doesn't necessarily mean you need to see an emergency dentist. Some common problems with your teeth and mouth can wait a few days to be seen. But on the other hand, you don't want to wait for an appointment when you have a real dental emergency. While it's always good to err on the side of caution and visit an urgent dental clinic or emergency dentist when you even suspect you have a dental emergency, note when you might be able to wait for a standard appointment instead. [Read More]
Understanding The Impact Of Acid Reflux Disease On Your Dental Health
Acid reflux disease can cause stomach acid to travel up your oesophagus and into your mouth. When this highly corrosive acid comes into contact with your teeth and the soft tissue in your mouth it can cause discomfort and serious damage. Here's an overview of how acid reflux disease can damage your oral health and how your dentist can help: 3 Ways Acid Reflux Disease Can Damage Your Oral Health [Read More]
Placement of Dental Implants: Home Care Guidelines
The feel and look of the implants with installed crowns is similar to the natural teeth. Dental implants are inserted through surgical means and then, allowed to heal before the potential prosthesis is placed on them. It is important for you to provide proper care to the affected area to promote the success of the implant integration. Here are some simple guidelines on improving oral health and comfort after the surgical treatment: [Read More]