How To Tell If Your Dentures Need Repairing And What To Do About It

Posted on: 22 January 2020
Dentures are essential tools for the people that use them and not just for eating. Dentures help their owners talk comfortably, feel confident in themselves and keep their jaw correctly aligned. Despite this, sometimes when something goes wrong with your dentures it is not immediately noticeable. Maybe a tooth feels slightly duller than before or you are not sure if it has always sat in your gums a certain way. If you are unsure about whether to go get your dentures fixed, here are a couple of signs you should look out for and how to resolve them.
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When Transparent Retainers Don't Want to Come Loose

Posted on: 22 January 2020
Orthodontics has progressed to the point that many people don't even need metal braces and can instead opt for transparent retainers, regularly replaced with a slightly tighter fit in order to reach the desired degree of straightening. Although these transparent retainers need to be snug in order to achieve their goal, what happens when they're too snug? What do you do when a transparent retainer won't come off? A Matter of Technique
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When a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder Needs Braces

Posted on: 22 January 2020
When a child is told that they need braces, they can experience a range of emotions, from curiosity about how the braces will look and feel to mild excitement as the appointment moves closer. When your child has autism spectrum disorder, some extra care is needed to make the process as calm and comfortable as it can possibly be. Some of this is rather simple, such as your dentist allocating additional time for the fitting to accommodate any hesitancy your child might feel (and any subsequent delays).
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4 Ways That Dry Mouth After Exercise Is Bad for Your Teeth

Posted on: 22 January 2020
When you exercise, especially during summer weather, your body becomes dehydrated. Dehydration has many debilitating symptoms, including lethargy, headaches and nausea. However, these are just some of the symptoms. Dry mouth is also the result of dehydration, and unless you rehydrate quickly following a bout of exercise, your teeth could suffer long-term damage. Saliva Is Important to Your Oral Health Although saliva seems to be an icky thing that you sometimes find deposited on your pillow when you wake up, it is crucial to your oral health.
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