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How to Deal with a Cracked Tooth

I work as an emergency dentist near Runcorn, Brisbane. In my clinic, we often see patients who complain about an unpredictable and erratic sharp pain when they are chewing food or when their tooth is exposed to temperature extremes. Their toothache comes and goes. It is sometimes elicited by biting and sometimes when they are releasing the pressure off the bite. The pain may also linger for a... [Continue Reading]

Not For Everyone: Is Teeth Whitening A Good Option?

Teeth whitening is a process many people go through to acquire a nicer smile. It’s the process of bleaching them with the purpose of making them look whiter; the shade of white depends on the person, and there are procedures for all budgets and customers. If you feel like learning more about it on a professional level, nursing schools near me will help you find training classes. Professional... [Continue Reading]

How To Handle Broken And Fractured Teeth

Teeth are very strong but this does not mean they are unbreakable. Breaking, cracking and chipping can happen in various different ways: Biting on something that is too hard Injuries from falls Cavities affecting weakened teeth Having older fillings that no longer support a tooth’s remaining enamel How can you handle situations when your teeth are damaged? You start by understanding... [Continue Reading]

Why People Fear the Dentist

Not many people get excited about the prospect of visiting a doctor’s office. Whether it is for preventative care or treatment for an illness or ailment, individuals often hesitate to make the appointment necessary to maintain a healthy life. Even more common is a fear of the dentist among adults around the world. Some researchers have sought to find the answer to why dentist office visits... [Continue Reading]

Cosmetic Dentistry and Procedures

Like plastic surgery for the face, cosmetic dentistry refers to a set of procedures aimed at improving the appearance of teeth. Unlike surgical dental procedures, these procedures are usually not medically necessary. However, cosmetic dental procedures can help people get that perfect pearly white smile. Cosmetic Dentistry Vs. Restorative Dentistry Cosmetic dental procedures may correct... [Continue Reading]

3 Surprising Things You May Not Know About Dental Hygienists

Image Credit: Pixabay A dental hygienist is someone who assists dentists when treating patients by marking charts, taking x-rays and providing the dentist with the right tools during a procedure. However, they are more than dentist assistants and their job can affect a person’s overall health. Here are three facts about dental hygienists of which most people are not aware. Assigned... [Continue Reading]

Cosmetic Dentistry Today: Are You a Good Candidate for a Beautiful Smile?

Probably one of the most important things to say on the subject of cosmetic dentistry is that there are more than purely aesthetic reasons for getting your smile fixed as you could be improving your overall health at the same time. Here is a look at some of the reasons why you might consider this option, including an overview of some of the problems you might be wanting to address, what treatment... [Continue Reading]

How to Identify Whether You Need Braces

Most people are fully aware of the fact that braces are used to correct crooked teeth. However often it isn’t as clear cut as that, and if your teeth are slightly out of line, you may not be sure whether or not you need braces. It goes without saying that the best way to identify whether or not you actually need braces is by visiting your dentist. That being said, there are a few ways to... [Continue Reading]

Teeth Whitening: Should You Have it Done Professionally?

If you have stained teeth that you want to whiten then there are several paths that you can pursue nowadays. In particular you could choose to use one of the readymade strips or kits that can be purchased over-the-counter, or having teeth whitening done professionally at a dentists. At first glance it may seem as though the over-the-counter strips and kits may be the better option. Not only do... [Continue Reading]

4 Reasons Why to Choose Dental Implants  

When it comes to replacing lost teeth there are several options available nowadays – the latest of which being dental implants. But if you have the choice of dental implants or one of the other options – which one would you pick? Rather than dithering over it, here are four reasons why choosing dental implants is your best bet: Dental implants are as close to natural teeth as... [Continue Reading]