Tips to help you protect your veneers

Everyone dreams of having the perfect, white smile. However, there are certain stains that even the best whitening procedures cannot fix, which leads to the need for veneers. Veneers are also a great solution for people whose teeth are chipped and cracked. Porcelain veneers are normally attached to the surface of the tooth using special bonding techniques. When they are attached correctly and properly maintained, they can last for years before needing a replacement. [Read More]

5 Holiday Staples That Might Damage Your Teeth

During the holidays, many people are usually worried about adding more weight from the overindulgence that characterises this particular season. But what about your teeth and gums? The lure of delicious drinks, sweet treats and decadent desserts may overpower your otherwise healthy food choices. Regrettably, holiday foods take a toll on your teeth and while it's crucial to brush and floss daily, eating the right foods is equally important. Based on the advice of a dentist, here are some of the top five foods to avoid in the holiday season. [Read More]

The Root of Things: Dental Implants in Detail

If your dentist has advised you to have a dental implant installed, you may be wondering exactly what you're getting yourself in for—even if you're perfectly happy to take their advice and have one installed.  It's a very commonplace procedure, and certainly not something that will cause you discomfort or pain.  In fact, once the implant is installed, it's likely to make you more comfortable, making it easier to eat and speak than it was with the gap or damaged tooth. [Read More]

Two ways to lower the cost of your dental bills

Certain types of dental treatments can be very costly. Here are two things you can do to keep your dental bills as low as possible. Never skip a check-up One of the best ways to avoid having to pay for costly complex dental treatments is to make sure that you always attend your routine check-up appointments. During this appointment, a dentist will thoroughly examine your teeth and gums for signs of disease, decay and damage. [Read More]