Happy Kids with Healthy Teeth

Pain Management for Problematic Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom tooth pain won't affect everyone. But for those who do experience it, it can feel severe and distressing. If you're having major issues with your wisdom teeth, you may need to see an emergency dentist. Until that time comes, it can help to try some pain management techniques. Rinsing With Salt Water Rinsing with salt water may seem like an old-fashioned approach, but it's one that's effective. First, it promotes healthy gums and can kill off bacteria that are affecting the wisdom tooth growth site.   Read More...

Do You Need to See a Dentist Due to Exposed Nerves in Your Teeth?

While tooth sensitivity is a dental issue that you may experience from time to time, you should be concerned the moment it becomes a daily struggle. In usual cases, this typically means that the cementum in your teeth is jeopardised. While not visible to the naked eye, cementum is critical for the health of your teeth as it acts as a barrier that prevents bacteria, plaque and more from penetrating the roots of your teeth.   Read More...

How to Reduce Anxiety Over a Dental Implant Procedure

Dental implants are arguably the best type of teeth replacement, but many people feel unable to get them because of anxiety over the procedure that is required to fit them. If you have a medical or dental phobia, you don't have to worry. Here are some tips to help you better understand the dental implant procedure. 1. Keep Your Mind on the Long-Term Goal The biggest advantage of dental implants is their permanence.   Read More...

Dental Macrodontia: A Medical Problem with a Cosmetic Solution

A prominent smile is a good thing, isn't it? For some people, certain parts of their smile can be noticeably more prominent than others. Dental macrodontia is a condition in which one or more of the teeth in your mouth are oversized in comparison to their neighbours. Some people affected by macrodontia might not be especially bothered by their smile, but others might be wondering if there's anything that can be done to shrink a tooth or two, in order to have a symmetrical smile.   Read More...

What's the Real Impact of Impacted Food in Your Teeth?

An unexpected byproduct of the COVID-19 pandemic is that more people are far more familiar with the smell of their own breath than they used to be. The reason for this is quite straightforward. When you wear a face mask that covers your mouth and nose, it's unavoidable that you smell the breath expelled into the mask. Is this smell particularly unpleasant? What's more, is this smell unpleasant while being a total mystery?   Read More...