November 30th, 2011
Sometimes, a gap in the mouth can come across as sexy in Surrey when a tooth goes missing, it can also be quite harmless to the general health of the mouth- depending on the nature that the tooth went missing in the first place. But if it was lost through an accidental cause, it can leave the rest of the surrounding teeth suffering from a little bit of shock and awe, and in this case, you should definitely consider getting the tooth replaced to ensure that you maintain the health of your teeth that remain and your gums as well. You wouldn’t go wrong if you opted for a dental bridge for this is a tried and tested method of plugging an opening. There are generally a few that have always been around and have proven themselves to work with precision, but since the development of the mini-implant, it has taken the longevity of bridges to a different level as they keep the fitting true in the mouth. A bridge is a cheap option but it works very well and keeps your mouth working efficiently and healthy. The general shelf life is around 15 years, depending on how you look after it, and you will have to look after it as well, for bridges are notoriously hard to clean and look after- get all the finite details right however and you’ll be smiling until Christmas.
November 27th, 2011
Next time you take a trek in Molesey to the museum, really take a good look at anything porcelain; feel it, touch it and look at it and once you have enjoyed the moment, consider something like that in your mouth and what it could do for you. If you have been neglecting your teeth and are suffering from a little tooth decay, there’s a good chance that you are going to have a root canal to save the tooth, or if you have lost the tooth altogether, have an implant to attach a crown to. You can pretty much have a crown made from anything that takes your fancy, but if you want to look natural, a porcelain crown is most definitely an option to consider. Fragile they may be but if you put a full porcelain crown towards the front of the mouth where biting stresses are not so intense, it will well and truly compliment the teeth around it. At the back of the mouth however, you may be better off opting for something a little stronger- like porcelain-over-metal crown that can take all the heat that you throw at it. For the health and natural beauty of your mouth, porcelain crowns will retain and support both of these elements and at a reasonable price too.
November 25th, 2011
When you have to arrive at the day when you need your teeth straightened, whatever age you are, it is going to be emotional as you may feel that you are going to go through a couple of years of putting up with a steel industry in your mouth. So how about cheering yourself by checking-out Invisalign, because if the x-rays come back and your teeth fit the program, you will embark on the tooth alignment of the century. Thank the Yanks for this because they are so together when it comes to tooth alignment and have come up with something that is so discreet, your friends wouldn’t know you are wearing it unless you told them. It comes in the form of a gum-shield and over the course of the treatment you’ll have several fitted as your teeth move: downside- it isn’t the cheapest around. But here’s where the luxury of this treatment comes in- Invisalign is made from a completely clear plastic, so your own family wouldn’t know you’re wearing it; you can take it out anytime you choose and it will do the job three times faster than most conventional braces. It is so unbelievable in the freedom it gives you, whilst getting the work done to ensure that your mouth is going to be healthy forever. Tooth alignment without the stigma- you better believe it because it is available here and now in Surbiton.
November 23rd, 2011
Dental bridges are one of those funny old treatments that seem to have lost their identity with all the modern methods around in Sunbury these days, but they do have a role and they do work superbly when it comes to having a tooth replaced in the mouth and they can also preserve the continual health in your mouth from stopping further movement after the loss and help you to avoid infection and gum disease. Getting a bridge fitted is a pretty straight forward process once you and your dentist have worked out the best option. A tooth at the back of your mouth may involve wire and resin to bond the new tooth into position, but if you have one gone from the middle of a row, you can a new tooth bonded to two crowns that are cemented onto the surrounding teeth. In both cases, you can have an implant fitted which will prolong the life of the fitting but in all cases with bridges, they are cheap but they will require you to be on your guard when it comes to cleaning them. It is an acquired technique and takes a little bit of effort to get right at first and you will have to invest in the right tools. But get it right and a dental bridge will not only restore the look of your mouth, it will keep the health of your mouth up and running while it is in place.
November 21st, 2011
Stepping into a boxing ring in Surrey against the finest boxers the world can throw at you is nothing compared to what is about to come when you are diagnosed with oral cancer- it can be a real scrap. But, because there are some great treatments going around and, if you catch the problem in the early days, you have all the chance in the world of getting through this delicate period. Spot the signs and recognize when something is off track in your mouth: sore throat, constant ulcers, bad breath, ear aches are just some of the signs that you might be in trouble and need to get down to see your dentist for a few swabs and blood tests, just for peace of mind. If the worst news comes back and you have a problem, then this is the time to don the boxing gloves- but you won’t be fighting this alone because once you have gone through the trauma of what can be quite grueling procedures, your dentist will set you up with a package to ensure that you get through the recovery period as best you can. Yes it is a frightening scenario, but prepare yourself and make sure you have the right people rooting for you, and you’ll be as right as rain in the morning and once out of danger, you be stronger than ever before.
November 19th, 2011
Countless people suffer from the embarrassment of crooked teeth when they don’t have to! If you are considering braces to help correct the problem of embarrassing crooked teeth, consider the different types of braces that are available.Traditional metal braces are the most basic braces most people are familiar with. They are very good at correcting the overall bite of your teeth and can be adjusted with great specificity by your dentist. However, these braces are very invasive and unattractive. They also cause a great deal of discomfort and can take the longest out of the types of braces.Invisalign is a newer, very popular option that are quite different from traditional metal braces. These braces are cast in a durable plastic material that lay over your teeth. Invisalign braces are removable when you eat. Depending on what state your natural teeth are in, Invisalign braces may prove to be a faster and more cost efficient option than traditional metal braces.Another great option is Six Month Smile braces that are gentler on your mouth and cost less than Invisalign or traditional metal braces. Six Month Smile braces also work faster than any other braces option and blend in to match the colour of your natural teeth.Consult your dentist in Sunbury to find out what type of braces would work best for your individual needs.
November 17th, 2011
You’ve probably seen it, and you’ve probably desired it, so put your hands in your pocket and go and get it! Yes, Zoom teeth whitening has well and truly landed on the streets of Kingston-upon-Thames and it is here to stay forever, simply because it is truly remarkable and can turn your teeth from pauper to prince in as little as an hour. It takes about three blasts to complete the process- your dentist will first protect your gums and cover them before giving your teeth a gel coating and then a laser zapping that deeply bleaches the enamel. This is then repeated until your teeth are up to scratch and you better believe it, you are going to smile like never before after having this done. Something so good that has wooed people through television, has wooed people even further in reality. The teeth look so Hollywood once they are done, yet they don’t look freakishly white either, they look natural and there are a range of back-up products you can use at home to top-up if you need it. Prices can vary from place to place, but the general consensus is that you can get this done for around £100-£200. Obviously, it depends on what you want from your mouth and how you project yourself on a daily basis, but at least, take a look, because you will be projecting yourself like never before after having this done.
November 15th, 2011
Let’s face it, there is no better buzz than taking a bit of a risk in Weybridge, but as long as we take precautions, there is no reason why we shouldn’t enjoy those risks. There is a good chance in your early years you are going to be taking part in some form of sport and you are going to have to make yourself safe with some form of protection- especially with your teeth, for if you protect these with a mouth-guard, you can prevent a maze of damage to the rest of your body from your teeth and gums, your neck and your head too. Damage done to the mouth can also lead to infection and spread disease, which could mean lengthy treatments to get your teeth and gums going again. Choosing a good mouth-guard will save you from such problems and they are easy to come by too- just pop into your dentists or indeed, your local sports shop and you can kit yourself out in no time with something that fits you just fine. But it is not just sport that mouth-guards are useful in- there are quite a few dental procedures around where they come in handy as well. If you are angst ridden and prone to grinding your teeth, a guard can help prevent you from damaging the enamel of your teeth and they are now commonly used in teeth whitening and teeth straightening procedures. Whatever your desire, it is always important to protect your teeth the best you can and by getting a decent mouth-guard, you’ll be in that zone to do so.
November 13th, 2011
The very word ‘implant’ means that you are going to have something odd and alien put into your body- this can put you on the back foot in Molesey because no-one likes an operation of any sort. But here’s the deal, taking the plunge and having something ‘done’ can mean you spend a glorious time on earth a lot longer and when it comes to your mouth, it is one of the most seminal elements of your body, so you need to look after it. At times, we will all go through some degree of tooth loss, but by replacing the teeth as quickly as we can, will prevent the mouth suffering from further trauma. Mini-implants have been a revelation in dental circles, because thanks to new equipment such as lasers and computers, these titanium jewels can be fitted in under a day. They will help support a crown or a dental bridge and they have re-vitalized those that have to wear dentures- fit five or six into the jaw and anyone that wears false teeth can bite bark from a tree as they are so secure when they click the dentures into position. The even better news is that going ahead with this treatment has become remarkably cheap: check with your dentist first, but this is definitely a dental treatment for the 21st century.
November 11th, 2011
If you dream of straight teeth but can’t stand the idea of getting a mouth full of metal with traditional braces, consider the option of getting a perfect smile in six months.One of the hottest new procedures in cosmetic dentistry today is the revolutionary Six Month Smile program that can give you the beautiful smile you have always wanted. The Six Month Smile program is truly a high tech marvel of modern cosmetic dentistry.Unlike traditional metal braces, the Six Month Smile braces are smaller and match the colour of your teeth, making them nearly invisible. Six Month Smile braces delivers much faster results, reducing the time it would take using traditional braces by approximately seventy five percent. Six Month Smile braces can deliver such speedy results because the focus of the process is on the teeth that are visible when you smile, ensuring an efficient means to get the perfect smile of your dreams.The Six Month Smile program is also gentler on your mouth and less irritating than traditional metal braces. Another significant advantage of getting the smile of your dream in just six months is that the procedure will cost you much less than traditional metal braces or invisalign. If you are tired of being ashamed of your crooked teeth, speak to your dentist in Surbiton about the Six Month Smile program today.