Braces versus Retainers: A Comprehensive Overveiw

Braces versus Retainers: A Comprehensive Overveiw

  • Ask Your Dentist: Why Does Red Wine Stain Your Teeth?

    Whenever you drink a glass (or two) of red wine, you'll probably notice that your teeth quite quickly start to show signs of staining. With the occasional drink, the problem often goes away almost immediately, but heavier drinkers may start to notice a more substantial discolouration problem. What is it about red wine that means your teeth can so easily change colour? Find out here. Why teeth stain There are two types of tooth discolouration.

  • What Every First-Time Denture Wearer Needs to Know

    Wearing dentures for the first time can be a bit uncomfortable, and perhaps even more so for those who have gone without a full set of teeth for some time. Getting accustomed to the weight and feel of teeth once again can take some time, and it might also require a bit of practice when it comes to chewing and talking with new dentures. If you're a first-time denture wearer, note a few things you should keep in mind about your new dentures and about using them and keeping them in place.

  • Oral Health Tips: Watch What You Eat

    With proper oral hygiene, you will have healthy gums and teeth, and hopefully avoid issues like decay, plaque, and gum infections. However, brushing and flossing your teeth isn't always enough. You also need to be careful what you eat and drink. Avoid Drinks With a High Sugar Content One of the worst things you can do for your teeth is drink a lot of beverages that have a high sugar content.

  • Everything You Need To Know About Handling Dental Emergencies

    Dental emergencies can occur at any time and will often vary in severity. When such emergencies occur, knowing what to do can mean the difference between losing your tooth and saving it. In addition, since emergencies can crop up at any time, you will want to have some precautionary measures in place. Here is what you need to know about handling dental emergencies. How Urgent Is The Dental Injury? Some cases will require immediate attention while others can be less urgent.

  • What You May not Know about Mobile Emergency Denture Repair

    When most denture wearers think of emergency denture repairs, the first thing that comes to mind is a to drive to a clinic. You think of having to find a clinic that's open and one that will accept your insurance. You also think about the drive you will have to make to the clinic that is available. There is another option called mobile emergency denture repair. You may not have heard of it, or if you have, you may not know much about the services they provide.

  • About Me

    Braces versus Retainers: A Comprehensive Overveiw

    There are more than two ways to straighten a smile, and in this blog, I plan to discuss them all. I plan to look at the differences between braces and retainers and explain why sometimes you may need them both. I look at the differences in cost, time commitment and efficacy. Personally, I have had a bit of experience with this subject – I had braces as a young teen, and I had a permanent retainer. In this blog, I discuss what I have learned, and I present all kinds of new information on the topic. Whether you are trying to make decisions for yourself or your child. I hope you find this information useful.