Porcelain veneers – what you need to know

Porcelain veneers – what you need to know

Dental veneers are a common solution for people who are not completely happy with their smile. They are very thin (equivalent to a contact lens) shells made either from porcelain or a resin composite that adhere to the front of the tooth. Veneers change the shape, colour and size of the natural tooth. They fix… Continue Reading

Dentures vs. implants – why would I choose them?

Dentures vs. implants – why would I choose them?

Both dentures and implants are common dental appliances that may solve the problem of one or multiple missing teeth. There are pros and cons to both and which one an individual chooses is dependent on several factors. Let’s look at why a person might prefer one to the other.   The advantages of dental implants… Continue Reading

Braces for Kids: How Orthodontics Work

Braces for Kids: How Orthodontics Work

As your child’s teeth fall out and their adult teeth begin coming in, it’s time to get all the facts about braces. When your dentist lets you know that enough adult teeth have come in, he will establish a plan to address any irregularities that may be present. Firstly the dentist will have to identify… Continue Reading

Porcelain veneers – creating the smile of your dreams

Porcelain veneers – creating the smile of your dreams

If you’ve always dreamed of having perfectly formed and neatly aligned teeth, you may be interested to know that porcelain veneers can create a perfect smile. Veneers made of exquisite porcelain can tidy up your smile and can be fitted in just three professional appointments. The veneer procedure is painless and often much less expensive… Continue Reading

The top 3 dental emergencies and how to handle them

The top 3 dental emergencies and how to handle them

Many people know first aid basics and what to do in medical emergencies. But handling dental emergencies is not always common knowledge. Your first experiences with dental emergencies may be when they happen to you or a loved one. Here are the top 3 dental emergencies and how to handle them.   Knocked-out tooth When… Continue Reading

What’s the big deal about Invisalign?

What’s the big deal about Invisalign?

Have you always wanted to have picture-perfect teeth but don’t like the idea of uncomfortable and unsightly metal braces that make you feel self-conscious when you smile? Invisalign may be the solution you are looking for. This innovative orthodontic treatment is significantly changing the world of dental hygiene and orthodontics.   Here’s what you need… Continue Reading

Cosmetic dentistry and how it can help you

Cosmetic dentistry and how it can help you

Cosmetic dentistry can help you in many different ways. It can make your smile brighter giving you confidence in your everyday life. It can fix broken or decayed teeth making them look like new. Cosmetic dentistry can improve your overall appearance making you look younger. There are many different ways cosmetic dentistry can positively change… Continue Reading

What exactly is CEREC and what can it do for me?

What exactly is CEREC and what can it do for me?

Have you ever walked into your dentist’s office and overheard people talking about CEREC? Or maybe you saw a poster about it during your last visit? Were you curious as to what it was? Many people might not know about CEREC, since dentists only recently decided to use it. As a dental patient, it’s important… Continue Reading