Adults and Braces: A Guide for You

Dealing with dental issues after a premature birth

Children who are born prematurely have a higher risk of some dental issues, including delayed appearance of milk teeth, soft or missing tooth enamel ('enamel hypoplasia') and discoloured teeth. The extent of dental issues in prematurely born children is increases with the extent of prematurity. If your child was born prematurely, there are a range of things you can do to help deal with these issues. Enamel hypoplasia If your child has enamel issues, they will be more vulnerable to caries and decay. Read More 

Do Your Gums Bleed After Brushing? Causes and Solutions

It can be all too easy to ignore a small amount of blood after brushing. If this happens on a regular basis it can be a sign of a significant dental problem. It might also be the case that you're not using the most appropriate tools for cleaning your teeth. So what are some of the most common reasons for bleeding after brushing? And what can you do about it? Read More 

Oral tips for seniors | Keeping the mouth younger

As your number of years gradually rises, the body slowly deteriorates. The mouth is no exception to this law. That's why seniors are at an even higher risk of suffering from tooth loss, decay and mouth infections. The continual biting and chewing over the years can take a toll on the teeth, and an unhealthy lifestyle puts the seniors in an even worse position. However, there are a number of things you can do to maintain the health of your teeth if you are a senior. Read More 

The Risks Associated With Home Teeth Whitening Kits

Many people choose to use over-the-counter teeth whitening products for several reasons. For instance, they find some of those products to be more affordable than having their teeth whitened at a dentist's office. However, some of those home teeth whitening products carry risks that can affect you. This article discusses some of those risks. Blistering and Sensitivity Many mechanisms are used to protect the delicate dental or oral structures such as the gums during the teeth whitening process. Read More 

Natural Teeth Whitening Remedies

Everyone wants a nice, white smile, but for many people, stained teeth is what they see when they look in the mirror. However, there are numerous natural teeth whitening remedies available, that can be carried out in the comfort of your own home. Strawberries Mashing up a few strawberries and rubbing them onto the teeth is a good teeth whitening trick. Strawberries contain malic acid, which is found in teeth whitening products and which removes surface stains. Read More