Denture Repair: Home Remedies and More

5 Signs Your Child Might Have An Impacted Tooth

When a tooth fails to properly break through the gums, it is referred to as 'impacted'. This is something many people associate with wisdom teeth, which tend to come through in early adulthood, but children can also suffer from impacted teeth as their permanent teeth come through. There are several reasons why this might happen, and the issue can be painful. Your dentist can perform an examination and take some x-rays to check if a tooth is impacted and assess treatment options, but it often helps to learn the common signs a child might have an impacted tooth so you can take them to the dentist as soon as possible. Read More 

Why Did Your Tooth Turn Dark After a Root Canal?

After successfully completing root canal treatment at your local dental centre, you probably won't think about the affected tooth much further. After all, the infected dental pulp (the tooth's nerve) was removed, ending your discomfort and risk of further infection. The tooth has been cured and shouldn't bother you any further—until it does, in an unexpected way. Although your treated tooth may feel fine, why has it darkened? Not as Alarming as It Seems  Read More 

4 Ways Dentists Can Protect Your Teeth From the Effects of GERD

Acid reflux occurs when stomach acid travels up the throat and into the back of the mouth. When this becomes a chronic problem, it is known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and it's a condition that can seriously damage your oral health. Stomach acid is strong enough to eat away the enamel that covers your teeth. This won't happen immediately, but enamel erosion can become a serious issue when acid reflux is a recurring problem. Read More 

3 Dental Disorders You Should Know About

Although people typically think of dental disorders as problems that only impact their teeth, the reality is that they can have a significant impact on their overall health. That is why it's important to be aware of the different types of dental disorders and what they involve. Here are three dental disorders that you should know about. Gingivitis Gingivitis causes inflammation of the gums. It is usually triggered caused by a buildup of plaque. Read More 

3 Tips to Make Your Toddler’s First Dentist Appointment Less Scary

It's perfectly normal for your toddler to be frightened of their upcoming dentist appointment, especially if it's their first. As a parent, you've probably already begun looking into ways to make this visit less scary for them. To reduce your anxiety as well as their own, here are three tips to help you and your child enjoy the visit. 1. Younger is better Taking your toddler to the dentist as soon as they get their first tooth is essential for ensuring that their tiny chompers are growing in properly. Read More 

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Denture Repair: Home Remedies and More

Unfortunately, even the best dentures can face troubles. My name is Ella, and as a denture wearer for over a decade, I have faced almost every denture issue in the book. Along the way, I've learned tons of tips and tricks on how to repair them at home and how to diagnose issues on your own. I've also learned when it's important to call the dentist for professional assistance. In this blog, we're going to explore all of it – home remedies on cleaning dentures, fixing them, storing them and more. Take my experience and let it guide you through your denture-wearing journey. Thanks for reading! Take care, Ella.