Transcending Smile Shyness with Adult Braces and Laser Dentistry

Using Essential Oils in Dental Clinics to Calm Anxious Patients

Anxiety in dental patients is a common problem, one that can lead to missed appointments, panic attacks in the dental office and other unwanted reactions. A study carried out in 2006 found that as many as 16% of Australians suffer from “high dental fear”. Anxious patients are often treated using conventional methods such as pharmaceuticals or […]

Thumbsucking FAQs: Will Your Child Need Braces?

Although many children suck their thumbs when they are young without developing any problems, some may find that the habit ultimately affects their teeth. For example, in some cases, thumb sucking may lead to the need for orthodontic bracing to correct dental misalignments. The chances of this happening basically depend on how long your child […]

4 Signs You’re Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard

Too many people think that brushing their teeth extra hard will remove more plaque. However, studies have shown that applying more than a light amount of pressure while brushing doesn’t make your teeth any cleaner and could actually negatively impact your oral health. Here are four signs that you might be going at your teeth […]

3 Questions to Ask Your Dentist About Implants

You have considered getting implants instead of dentures and are almost ready to have the procedure done. After ascertaining the cost, whether or not your insurance will cover the procedure of dental implants, and how long the procedure will take, you are ready to go. however, there are a few last minute concerns you may […]

How to Choose Between Crowns and Veneers

When you want a better smile, you might look to your dentist to discover different types of cosmetic dental procedures. To cover teeth that are misaligned, oddly-shaped or discoloured, both crowns and veneers will help you out. While they have many similarities, there are some reasons to choose one or the other. Here are some […]