Types Of False Teeth

Losing your teeth doesn’t have to affect your smile.  Luckily, there are prosthetics available that will have you chewing and smiling confidently in no time. This replacement for your teeth is known as dentures or false teeth. There are many types of dentures/false teeth available and which one you choose depends on several factors, including…

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Is poor teeth alignment hereditary?

As humans today are almost identical to our ancestors who possessed straight teeth, then it is fairly safe to assume that poor teeth alignment must be partly hereditary. Some individuals believe that this change occurred during the Industrial Revolution, when culture shifted from largely rural based to more manufacturing based. After the Industrial Revolution, individuals changed from a relatively natural…

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How to put rubber bands on Invisalign aligners

If you have chosen Invisalign treatment to correct overcrowded teeth, widely spaced teeth, or a cross/overbite then you will know that rubber bands work with the Invisalign aligners to aid the Invisalign process by creating additional pressure in places the dentist deems necessary. An Invisalign rubber band is similar to the rubber bands used in…

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What Is Green Dentistry?

In recent years, we’ve seen the globe vamp up its efforts in a last bid attempt to conserve precious resources, minimise the detrimental impact to our ecosystem and generally improve the health of the environment before damage becomes irreversible.  The health care profession has been no exception to this movement and the practice of green…

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What is a dental hygienist

A dental hygienist is one of the most valuable members of any dental team. Their primary role is to keep a patient’s teeth and gums healthy to help prevent gum disease. This includes professionally cleaning teeth by removing plaque and tartar and showing patients the best ways to keep teeth free of plaque. Because gum…

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How much does a dental hygienist cost?

Visiting a dental hygienist plays a vital role in maintaining good oral health.  Your hygienist is a dental care professional dedicated to preventing oral disease such as gum disease and tooth decay/tooth loss.  As with everything in life, prevention is always better than cure, and oral health is no different.  Taking the time out to…