Braces: Creating More Than Just Straight Teeth

How to Handle a Tooth That is Knocked Out

If you have a tooth that breaks off or gets knocked out, such as while playing your favourite sport over the weekend, you need to act fast. It is possible to save the tooth, but only if you follow the right steps and can get into the dentist’s office right away. Here are some things […]

Top 5 Causes of Yellow Teeth

When you look in the mirror, you may notice that your teeth have a slight yellow hue. While teeth whitening treatments can restore the whiteness of your smile, the discolouration is likely to return if you don’t address the underlying cause. Learn about the top five causes of yellow teeth to find out how to […]

6 Tips to Keep Your Dental Implants Clean and Healthy

Dental implants permanently replace natural teeth. Just like natural teeth, implants need regular cleaning to keep them in good condition. Without the necessary care, an infection known as peri-implantitis can attack the gums and bone that support your implants, which can ultimately lead to loss of your implant. Use these six tips to keep your […]

How to make sure your kids aren’t afraid of the dentist (even if you are!)

There’s an increasing amount of evidence to suggest that fear is essentially heritable: your children are looking to you to figure out what to be scared of, and they’ll often follow your cues. If you suffer from odontophobia, you have something in common with 16.1% of the Australian population–and you’re likely to hope that your children […]

What to Do if Your Crown Comes Off While On Holiday

Holidays are supposed to be a time of rest and relaxation, and dental emergencies certainly don’t figure into the equation! However, life happens, so if you find yourself losing a crown after chomping down on lollies while on holiday and you don’t have access to dental care, don’t worry; a lost crown is a common experience […]

Are Nuts Good For Your Teeth?

If you’re looking for a healthy snack that is also tooth-friendly, you may have been told that nuts are just the ticket. Nuts have some dental benefits that other snacks don’t give you; however, they do have some downsides. Keep reading to learn how good are nuts for your teeth and if they will cause […]

Do You Really Have To Wear Headgear Braces?

If you have seen a person with headgear braces before, you must have concluded that he or she looks weird. While that may be true, this person has a specific purpose of wearing the braces, which is to improve the appearance of his or her teeth. Headgear braces can be used to correct different teeth […]

Do all wisdom teeth need to be removed?

Wisdom teeth, also called third molars, are teeth that may grow in at the very back of your mouth. These teeth are unnecessary, so dentists often remove them even if they aren’t giving you trouble. However, there are some situations where the individual decides to leave them where they are unless they create oral health […]