13
Mar

Get Wedding Ready: When To Book Your Teeth Whitening

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There are so many things to consider when preparing for your big day, and looking your best is a major one! A wedding doesn’t only mean happy memories—there will also be countless photos and videos, and with social media these are sure to be shared more than ever. Having your teeth whitened prior to your wedding will add that extra bit of confidence and sparkle to your smile on the big day. It’s important to schedule your teeth whitening at the right time to have your smile as bright as can be on your wedding day. You’ll want to make sure you schedule it ahead of time as well, as things tend to get hectic leading up to the big day. One factor to consider is what whitening method you are using. There are several methods, including gel, toothpaste, whitening strips, and other professional methods. These vary in results and…

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6
Mar

Tips To Get Your Child Excited For The Dentist

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Very few people get excited about going to the dentist, so it should come as no surprise if it’s not your child’s favourite activity. However, oral health and hygiene are important from an early age, and setting your child up with a dentist and oral health routine early will help them have healthy teeth and healthy habits for life. Here are some tips to help conquer your little one’s dislike or fear of the dentist. Do Your Homework If your child has cavities, inflamed gums, or other dental issues, it can make for a painful and taxing dental visit. By practising excellent oral hygiene at home, you can make trips to the dentist positive and painless. Make sure your child brushes their teeth at least twice a day, flosses once a day, and avoids sugary foods and drinks as much as possible. Educate and Explain By explaining how important and…

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27
Feb

5 Common Myths About Your Children’s Dental Hygiene

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Good dental hygiene is an important part of overall health and should be taught from an early age. By making sure your children have excellent dental hygiene, and by teaching them how to take care of their teeth from an early age, you are setting them up for a lifetime of oral health, as well as avoiding costly dental bills down the road! There are many beliefs about children’s dental hygiene, but be careful! Not all should be believed. Here are a few common myths about children’s dental hygiene: Toddlers Don’t Need a Toothbrush Think your child is too young for a toothbrush? As soon as the first teeth surface, you should start brushing your child’s teeth. You can buy toothbrushes that are extra soft and gentle, made specifically for toddlers. You Can Wait to Visit the Dentist Like tooth brushing, your child should start seeing a dentist as soon…

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20
Feb

5 Things To Know Before You Get Invisalign

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Invisalign braces are a great option for those who want a straight smile without noticeable, and often uncomfortable, traditional braces. Unlike traditional braces, which are fitted with metal brackets, Invisalign braces straighten your teeth using custom-fitted, clear plastic aligner trays. These trays are updated every couple of weeks in order to gently move your teeth into place. You can achieve great results while avoiding the discomforts of having wires tightened and metal in your mouth! Depending on your bite and what you want to achieve, Invisalign may be the right option for you. However, there are some things to know before getting Invisalign. Here are a few things to keep in mind and ask your dentist about. Aligners Are Removable But they must be worn for at least 22 hours every day in order to achieve good results. Invisalign braces should only be removed to eat meals, drink things other…

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13
Feb

5 Foods That Are Safe To Eat With Dentures

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Dentures are a removable device fitted in the mouth to replace missing teeth. Depending how many teeth are missing, you may need partial or full dentures. Partial dentures fill the space left by missing teeth, as well as keeping the remaining teeth straight. Complete dentures are used when all teeth are lost. Dentures are very common and make a big improvement in dental comfort, function, and confidence. When eating with dentures, it’s important to take great care in order to avoid damaging the dentures or remaining teeth. It’s also normal for there to be discomfort, soreness, or swelling following tooth extraction and denture fitting. This should go away over time, making eating easier, but if the problem persists, you should go back to your dentist right away as there may be a problem with the fit. While some people remove their dentures to eat, sometimes this isn’t desirable, especially if…

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