Minimising Discomfort After Dental Surgery: 3 Things to Consider

If you've ever had a toothache, you'll know that it can be an unpleasant experience to say the least. This could be why the thought of any impending dental surgery can fill you with trepidation. Will the required healing be like a lingering toothache with the discomfort and pain that comes with it? The intensity and severity of any discomfort will vary depending on the type of dental surgery required, and even then it can vary from person to person. Read More 

Virtually Invisible Dental Treatments When Considering Custom Braces

Orthodontic treatment may be associated with the younger generation, but as life would have it, you may need to address the imperfections in your teeth as an adult for medical as well as cosmetic reasons. Nonetheless, with most people concerned about how their peers perceive them, conventional wire braces may not be a viable solution for them, as they do not want to draw attention to their flawed teeth. Fortunately, there is now a range of virtually invisible custom braces that you can consider to fix crooked and misaligned teeth. Read More 

Getting Used to Speaking With Braces

Having teeth that aren't straight can be a major knock to your confidence. After worrying about their smile for years, many adults choose to take the plunge and get braces to straighten out their teeth. The only downside to this is that the time you have adult braces can also lower your confidence. Although more recent developments mean there are braces available that can barely be seen, they can still make you feel self-conscious in other ways. Read More 

What Are The Stages Of Dental Care In Children?

As a new parent, there are an abundance of things that you have to learn every single day about your baby; it can be quite overwhelming. It is also easy to overlook or just be unaware of some issues too, and this could be to the detriment of your child. One aspect that is typically underrated by a majority of newbie parents is dental care. The reason behind this is that some people believe that as long as their child has no teeth, they do not have to worry about their oral hygiene yet. Read More 

A Short Guide To Pericoronitis

Pericoronitis is a common dental condition that occurs when the gum tissue around the wisdom teeth becomes infected, causing pain and discomfort. This condition is most common in teenagers and young adults and is a common reason for visits to emergency dentists. This is not only because the condition itself is unpleasant, but because if pericoronitis is left unchecked, it can spread to the cheeks, jaw or neck. This can make it hard to eat, breathe and swallow, meaning that getting treatment as quickly as possible is vital. Read More