There is much debate regarding the use of pacifiers, but there is evidence to show that there are both pros and cons. PROS Contrary to popular … [Read More...]
You may think your regular brushing and flossing habits are keeping your smile healthy, but if you’re using the wrong tools for the job, or if your technique is not quite right, you may actually be harming those pearly whites despite your best efforts. We’ve come a long way from the ancient chew-sticks and boar-bristled […]
Can a pregnant woman see the dentist? In a word… YES ! And she should ! Preventive dental cleanings and annual exams during pregnancy are not only safe, but are recommended. The rise in hormone levels during pregnancy causes the gums to swell, bleed and trap food causing increased irritation to your gums. Even […]
#1. Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Tooth brushing cleans the flat surfaces of the teeth- which accounts for about 60% if the total tooth surface. Power toothbrushes clean better. Ideally brush even after snacking. Brush for two minutes. If an electric brush is not in your budget- then dry brush: no […]
Whitening is among the most popular cosmetic dental procedures because it can greatly improve how your teeth look. Most dentists perform teeth whitening, or you can whiten your teeth at home. What does teeth whitening do ? It lightens teeth and helps to remove stains and discoloration. First you need to know a few things […]
Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars are the last teeth to erupt. This occurs usually between the ages of 17 and 25. There is a great deal of controversy regarding whether or not these teeth need to be removed. It is not necessary to remove them if they are correctly positioned in your mouth […]
When the lower (,mandibular) incisors are in eruption (around the age of six), and the lower jaw is underdeveloped, the incisors are rotated given the lack of space. Usually there’s no need to worry, as the mandibular bone will grow and thee teeth will align under the pressure of the tongue. .