Oral Health

ADVANTAGES OF VENEERS IN FIXING DENTAL PROBLEMS


Getting a perfect smile is not a dream, It’s a reality and so many people all over the world getting the benefits of this technique, which is known as “VENEER”. Dental veneers are actually thin, custom-made materials resembling tooth color and helping boost appearance by covering the flaws on the tooth surface.

6 Seemingly Ordinary Habits That Damage Your Teeth


Most people develop habits in order to improve their well-being. But oftentimes, they are not aware of the problems that these harmless practices can cause to their pearly whites.

A Brisbane cosmetic dentist shares six seemingly ordinary habits that could be damaging your teeth along with tips to stop the damage.

How Does Diabetes Affect Oral Health?


Diabetes slows the healing process of the body and also reduces the body’s resistance to infection.  That is why oral infections are more severe in case of people who have diabetes.  This goes without saying that you are more prone to oral health problems if you have uncontrolled diabetes. This happens because uncontrolled diabetes impairs leukocytes or White Blood Cells, the body’s primary defense against infections. Diabetes also increases the salivary glucose level and decreases the flow of saliva. . This creates the perfect setting for the fungal infections to cope up such as thrush.

GUIDE TO TOOTHBRUSHES


To remove plaque, remember that the type of brush you use isn’t nearly as important as your brushing technique. Brush thoroughly, twice a day, for two minutes each time. With proper technique, almost any type of toothbrush will do the job.

“FLOSS FOR GOOD HEALTH”- IS THIS PROVEN ADVICE?


Periodontal (gum) disease has been linked to a growing list of health concerns. These include diabetes, strokes, heart disease, low birth weight and premature births.It is not unusual today for an obstetrician to refer a pregnant woman to the dentist for treatment of periodontal disease. Also, some physicians suggest that their patients see a dentist for a check-up to improve their oral and overall health.