Ouch! Being Scared of the Dental Drill!

Some people have had painful encounters with the dental “drill” because they weren’t properly numbed or at all. Unsurprisingly, if this has happened you are likely to feel terrified of the “drill”. Thinking of the sound alone will make you feel very anxious. However, there should be no pain once the tooth is properly numb – only vibration and light pressure. Once you have learned to associate the sound of the handpiece with pain though, it can be quite hard to unlearn this association. Few people like the sound of the handpiece, even if they haven’t had bad experiences in the past. Electric handpieces are quieter than traditional handpieces and...

Dental Bonding To Close Gaps in Teeth

We all are self-conscious about our teeth and even more so if there are gaps at the front. If you want to get your gap fixed and your dentist tells you your gap is appropriate for bonding, there are still a few things to think about before you undergo the treatment. Some personal habits may make bonding a less desirable treatment for you, so make sure to discuss any of the following concerns you may have with your dentist: If you smoke cigarettes or drink coffee regularly, the composite resin may become stained and take on a yellow appearance. If you are concerned about staining, your dentist may instead recommend...

Keeping your Dentures Secure and Oral Hygiene High

Dentures are used to maintain a good appearance and, more practically, to help you chew your food, but this presents some problems. The chewing can put a lot of stress on the security of your dentures, resulting in them steadily loosening over time, becoming increasingly bothersome and irritating. Secure dentures and good oral hygiene may not seem to be particularly connected but they are, in fact, interrelated. An insecure set of dentures could irritate the gums they are rubbing against, creating sores and therefore a risk of infection. Loose dentures can also get food trapped between the gums and the dentures, which will, again, increase the risk of an infection...

Invisalign Specialists

Posted on 16 August, 2016  in Dental Care
Are you looking for an orthodontic treatment option that isn’t unsightly or painful? Do you want an option that works fast to give you the beautiful smile you deserve? Modern dental specialists offer a revolutionary dental treatment option that will allow you to get the radiant, straight smile you deserve without the discomfort and duration associated with metal braces. Invisalign allows you to achieve the smile you deserve easily, quickly and invisibly. Nobody wants a gloomy smile. It can be detrimental to your self-esteem and limit your chances at work and in your social circles. If you want to get the smile of your dreams, Invisalign specialists are there to...

Dental Hygiene Kit For Home Use

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You can start saving time and money on unnecessary dental work by adopting preventative dental work yourself at home as part of your daily routine, and avoid going to the dentist for the minor things. You can pick up home hygiene kits online to do the minor things that would otherwise be done by your dentist. A good dental hygiene kit to buy would be the Zeveron kit,  which you You can pick up online from Amazon for about £10. The Zeveron kit comes with some basic dental care instruments such as, a dentist mirror, a dental scaler, a plaque and tartar scraper/remover, and a dental tooth Pick; the dental toothpick is far more effective than the standard...