From a Bridge to an Implant: Would You Be Able to Replace Your Bridge With an Implant?

Dental bridges, believe it or not, were first used as a form of cosmetic dentistry in 630 BCE by the Etruscans who used dental bridges to display their wealth and status. Today, dental bridges are used solely to replace missing teeth, though when done well, they can transform a smile, giving the wearer more confidence. However, dental bridges are not for everyone. That's why some patients opt to switch from a dental bridge to dental implants or a single dental implant. Read More 

Can I Have a Root Canal and Dental Crown Done on one Tooth on the Same Day?

Modern dentistry has come so far that dentists today have more freedom in terms of how they treat their patients than ever before. Dentists are able to tailor their approach now, whereas in the past, the limitations of dental procedures required that a strict regime be adhered to. That is why some dentists will happily do a root canal procedure and permanent crown placement on the same day, while others will break up the two procedures into 2-3 separate appointments. Read More 

Teeth Whitening: Understanding The Professional Bleaching Method

Undergoing teeth whitening using the professional bleaching method can lighten the colour of your teeth by several shades. This form of teeth whitening is carried out by a dentist or dental hygienist, and before you undergo treatment, your dentist will examine your teeth to ensure you're a suitable candidate for professional bleaching. Teeth whitening treatments aren't effective on dentures, crowns or veneers, which typically have to be replaced after a whitening treatment if you want them to match the shade of your natural teeth. Read More 

Missing Multiple Teeth? Here’s How to Fix Your Smile

Having one tooth missing is a real inconvenience, but losing multiple teeth can feel like a challenge that's impossible to overcome. Whether you've lost the teeth due to injury, disease, or lifestyle factors, there are ways to restore your smile to its former glory. While solutions like traditional bridges aren't an option when you have multiple teeth missing side-by-side, there are plenty of other treatments that can work just as well. Read More 

What to Do if Your Child Has a Tooth Knocked Out

Face it--children can be clumsy. Whether they are into sports or they move around at what feels like a million miles a minute, children are always falling over or banging into things, and losing a tooth during childhood is a real possibility. If this happens to your child, it is important to stay calm, even though the situation will obviously be distressing to both you and your little one. If you're able to stay calm, your child will also be less inclined to panic. Read More