So, Your Dentist Says You Need a Crown   First off — DON’T PANIC! Your dentist isn’t trying to ply more money out of your pocket, he/she is legitimately trying to protect your teeth to ensure you have long lasting, structurally sound chompers.   But what ARE crowns, and why do you need one?  …

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You’re a young adult. And if suffering through body image issues, raging hormones and the thousands of daily life struggles weren’t enough, your wisdom teeth have started to erupt. You’re experiencing pain, discomfort and wonder if it’s just you who has to deal with the lovely hand you’ve just been dealt. You’re not alone! Did…

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We’re not living in the fearful days of Steve Martin’s ominous dentist from “Little Shop of Horrors” anymore — so when your dentist tells you,” You need a root canal!”, there’s no need to panic. Decades ago, if you had a tooth with a diseased nerve, chances were extremely good that you would have to…

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Believe it or not, if you take care of your teeth properly, they’ll last a lifetime but sometimes things happen and you might need help in keeping your pearly whites in good shape. Your dentist may recommend a procedure or treatment to restore or replace a tooth that has been lost or damaged or to…

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Replacing missing teeth is important to your general health and to the health of your other teeth. Not only do you lose chewing capacity when a tooth is lost, but by not replacing your teeth can cause other teeth to be lost, tipped or crowded and create subsequent problems. There are also the obvious problems…

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It can happen to anyone. Your teeth aren’t so straight, maybe a little crooked or they’re off set in some way which can mean only one thing — braces! And what about braces and teenagers? These young people are a handful at the best of times but with braces? The world may potentially end! Getting…

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You always hear about how important it is to take care of your teeth and your oral hygiene and when you have dental implants that is no different. In fact it may be more important to take proper care of your dental implants, simply because of the amount of time and money you have invested…

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There are many reasons why someone might choose to have dental implants over traditional dentures; each reason is as unique as the individual who is making the choice. We have compiled a list of common reasons you should choose dental implants, reasons that very well could be life changing. The reasons have been listed in…

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Home whitening kits have become increasingly popular among individuals that want to get a dazzling smile, however, before investing in a home whitening kit it is important to weigh up the pros and cons. Pros One of the major benefits of buying a home whitening kit is the affordability as prices start from as little…

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It alarms a number of parents when they see permanent teeth growing under baby teeth. It really confuses them that, aren’t the permanent teeth supposed to grow up after the baby teeth have fallen? Usually, as the permanent teeth outgrow a little, the bases of the milk teeth loosen and the baby tooth falls out. It…

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