The three main types of Dental Cleanings

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Many people walk into their dentist’s office for a regular cleaning, only to be advised that they need deep cleaning.  Even worse, they may end up paying more than they had planned to pay.  This situation can be quite confusing and even a bit stressful. Avoid getting caught up in this kind of situation by knowing the different types of dental cleanings and when you might need them. Read on for this information:…

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Staining and Discolouration: Understanding Your Teeth Improvement Options

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The discolouration of teeth can occur due to numerous and diverse issues. Prolonged exposure to staining drinks and foods such as wine, coffee and some fruits will cause gradual tinting of the dental structure. The use of tobacco can also leave deposits on the teeth, interfering with aesthetics. In addition, the discolouration can be caused by certain diseases, the use of some medications and poor oral hygiene. If your teeth have lost their natural brilliance, you should think about seeing a cosmetic dentist for examination and treatment.…

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Dental Implant Wearers Should Watch Out for These Four Signs of Peri-Implantitis

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Some people assume that dental implants, once properly fused to the underlying bone, won’t present any ongoing issues. After all, they can’t decay like normal teeth. That might be true, but they’re still a part of your mouth, and several conditions can arise around them. One of the most serious conditions is peri-implantitis. You may already know that periodontal diseases affect the gums, ligaments, and bone surrounding your teeth. Peri-implantitis is similar, only it involves inflammation in the gum and bone surrounding your implant.…

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