Receding Gums: Can They Be Restored?

If a part of your physical appearance begins to recede, wouldn't you want to restore it? Sometimes this is possible, and sometimes not. People who take steps to overcome the recession of their youth can have mixed results, although this is a fairly broad area, and your efforts might involve anything from topical skin creams to invasive plastic surgery. A receding hairline is another aspect of someone's appearance that can be difficult to remedy. [Read More]

Why Invisalign Braces Could Be The Solution For Your Child

Braces and dental work are always difficult for children to understand and stick with, especially when they are younger. Most children that need corrective braces start to get them around the age of twelve, although this varies a couple of years either way. The trouble is that this is just about the period where children also start to get the most self-conscious about their appearance. For a long time, there was simply no way around it, but luckily with the invention of Invisalign braces, there is now an alternate option. [Read More]

5 Urgent Reasons to Book an Emergency Dental Appointment

Dental emergencies can strike without warning. And when they do, urgent dental care can mean the difference between keeping a tooth and losing it to damage or an infection. But your oral health is much more than just your teeth. Your gums are also essential to your oral health, as is your jawbone and the ligaments that hold your teeth in place. If you are unsure of what constitutes an emergency, the following are some of the most common reasons to book an emergency dental appointment. [Read More]

Why You Shouldn't Try to Disguise a Cavity

Attempting to disguise a cavity brings you dangerously close to the realm of DIY dentistry. So, can you fill a cavity without visiting the dentist? Yes. Should you? No. What are some of the potential risks of attempting to fill a cavity? Filling a Cavity When your dentist applies a filling to a cavity, it's not as though they're simply filling in a hole. A small amount of the surrounding tooth is removed, and this is to create the necessary space for the restoration material (the filling), along with removing any surrounding decay which can cause the filling to fail and can allow the tooth to continue its deterioration. [Read More]