No matter how good you are at attending for your dental appointments, dental emergencies may affect anyone at any point. There are several simple things you can do to help prior to seeing the dentist. Continue reading → “What to do if you have a dental emergency this Christmas”
Valley Dental Practice is proud to be supporting this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month. Mouth cancer survival rates are highly dependent on early detection and this is why it is very important that you pay attention to what’s going on inside your mouth.
Brushing your teeth is the foundation of good oral care and prevention. Both electric and manual toothbrushes are effective at removing oral plaque . Which is the cause of decay and disease, but which should you use, an electric or manual toothbrush?
When a child doesn’t like to brush their teeth, it can turn into a daily battle that you both end up dreading.
But, we’ve got 6 tips that can help your child learn to tolerate and maybe even enjoy this necessary daily activity.
Unlike traditional teeth straightening techniques, clear aligners are made of clear resin meaning that they are practically invisible when in place. With clear aligners achieving the smile of your dreams does not have to be a big deal. In fact, it barely has to impact your day-to-day life at all.
Sensitive teeth occur when the underlying layer of your teeth — the dentin — becomes exposed. This can happen due to erosion (wear and tear) and gum recession (when your gum tissue pulls away from your teeth, exposing the roots).
A person’s smile is often the first thing we notice when we meet someone and for those who have issues with their teeth or are self-conscious about them, social situations and having to talk to people can be extremely uncomfortable and often something they try to avoid. This can impact not just the way they feel about themselves but their relationships, jobs, and social lives.
If you have lost a tooth it can be hard to decide whether dentures or dental implants are the best option. But with so many factors–from look to feel to price and more–how can you know which is right for you?