2021

  • When Flossing Your Teeth Is Simply Too Challenging


    The simple act of flossing your teeth was thrust into the spotlight a few years back, after an investigation into whether flossing actually had any benefits suggested that the process wasn't as important as previously thought. Perhaps some Australians took this as evidence that they no longer need to bother buying dental floss, but for other Australians, it's not quite so black and white. It might be that you never floss because you find it too difficult to actually do so.
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  • 3 Ways Intraoral Scanners Can Improve Your Invisalign Treatment


    If you want the utmost comfort and confidence while straightening your teeth, Invisalign braces are the way to go. Of course, as with all types of braces, the better the fit, the more efficiently they'll work. Choosing an orthodontist clinic with an intraoral scanner is a great way to get a perfect fit for your Invisalign, giving you the best straightening result possible at a quick pace. Here's a more in-depth look at three of their benefits.
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  • Has Your Dentist Prescribed Scaling and Root Planing for Your Teeth? Read This!


    Even though there is a multitude of dental issues that the average person can develop, gum disease happens to be one of the most common afflictions that the population deals with for one main reason — poor oral hygiene. Factors such as poor cleaning techniques, improper diet, inconsistency and more all increase one's risk of developing gum disease and as this issue worsens, it begins to affects the tissue that supports your teeth.
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  • How Long Should You Expect to Undergo Your Orthodontic Treatment?


    People of all ages may require orthodontic treatment for a multitude of reasons. Although this treatment is commonly prescribed for individuals that have developed an overbite or underbite due to the misalignment of their jaw or teeth, it is also necessary for patients that are dealing with crooked teeth, large gaps between their teeth and even protruding teeth. While most people are familiar with the use of traditional metal braces, these are not the only orthodontic treatment available.
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  • How to Teach Good Dental Habits to Your Kids


    As an adult, you know how important it is to brush and floss daily and visit the dentist regularly for checkups. However, passing these healthy habits onto your kids is not always easy. Here are some tips to help you get across to your kids the importance of caring for their dental health. 1. Set a Good Example It is important that your kids see you brushing, flossing and visiting the dentist so that they accept these behaviours as a normal part of everyday life.
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  • 5 Invisalign Tips and Tricks


    Invisalign braces are an incredibly convenient way to straighten your smile. There is no need to endure the embarrassment or discomfort of "train track" wire braces; instead, you can simply wear Invisalign plastic aligners over your teeth to gradually change their position. Here are a few tips that can help you get used to your new Invisalign aligners and integrate them into your daily life. 1. Carry Your Case Everywhere Invisalign comes with a case that you can use to store your retainers while you are not wearing them, such as during meals.
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  • 5 Signs That You Probably Need Your Dentures Repaired or Adjusted


    At first, you'll need to adjust your new dentures to ensure that they fit snugly. But within a few weeks, you should be able to use your dentures comfortably. But over time, as your jawbone changes and your dentures age, you'll need to repair or adjust them to ensure they do their job properly. Otherwise, they could damage your oral tissues and change your facial appearance. The following are some of the common signs that you need denture repairs.
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