Periodontal (or gum) disease is caused when the bacteria in plaque builds up between your gums and teeth causing the tooth and surrounding gum to become inflamed. If untreated, this can cause the supporting bone structure to deteriorate, resulting in gum recession or even tooth loss! Continue reading “Healthy gums are good for your wellbeing…” »
Is your smile just an aesthetic feature or does it have more meaning than this? While you might assume that a pretty smile only really matters if you’re a model, studies certainly seem to suggest otherwise. Indeed, it seems that a great smile can have a profound impact on our wellbeing, our successes in life and even our potential for the future. Let’s take a look at some of the key reasons why your smile is so important and why it might be worth fixing some of the imperfections that have been bothering you for years.
Our tooth health is something that can easily be forgotten about, and as we age, it is inevitable that tooth wear will occur. Although this is a natural occurrence, there are things you can do to help to reduce abnormal or premature wear. Once tooth wear has occurred the appearance of the teeth will be greatly affected, and you will need a professional cosmetic dentist to help restore your smile.
A beautiful and healthy smile is so important; however, many adults would like to avoid traditional orthodontic braces because they are unsightly, costly and time consuming. Instead many people will try to hide or ignore their smiles… but this is not sustainable.
Don’t live with a fear of smiling, there is a simple solution… cosmetic orthodontics! It’s never too late to get the smile you always wanted. Continue reading “Cosmetic Orthodontics” »
What is Teeth Whitening?
Teeth whitening lightens and brightens teeth through a safe and controlled bleaching process. It is a cosmetic service offered by dental professionals which involves applying a gel (containing a form of hydrogen peroxide) directly to the surface of the teeth. Teeth whitening can be used for an entire set of teeth or for a single tooth. Whatever your desired results your dental professional can customise the teeth whitening process to fit your requirements. Continue reading “Teeth Whitening” »
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