Most of us try to look after our teeth to keep them a nice pearly white, but it is easy to overlook foods that can stain and which often seem very innocuous.
Day: 20 April 2015
Maintaining a healthy mouth can have a huge effect on your overall sense of well-being and general health and will reduce the chances of you requiring costly dental treatments to repair or replace teeth. However there are a number of common everyday habits that could be undermining your attempts to look after your teeth.
You might be wondering why us dentists would be writing about facial injectables. This is a relatively new arena for dentists and we are referring to treatments ranging from settling overactive jaw muscles and reducing gummy smiles to relaxing wrinkles and enhancing lips.
Do you regularly chew gum? Provided it is sugar-free, this habit can be good for your dental health. Chewing sugar-free gum could help protect your teeth in a number of different ways and it may be a good idea after eating or in-between meals when you are unable to brush your teeth.
Amalgam fillings have been used for decades as in the past there were very few alternatives for repairing large cavities. That definitely isn’t the case nowadays as modern filling materials can safely and conservatively repair teeth and there is no need for a dentist to use this outdated material. In addition, there have been extensive …