Como todos sabemos, la extracción de dientes es una experiencia muy desagradable, especialmente si a la hora de extracción surgen ciertas complicaciones que pueden prolongar el mismo procedimiento y el periodo postoperatorio.  Una de estas complicaciones supone los dientes desplazados al seno maxilar, que a veces puede dificultar el proceso de extracción, ya que se […]

Although a lot of people haven’t heard of it, laser dentistry has been around for decades. Lasers have been used in medical procedures since 1962 when a dermatologist called Leo Goldman started using them to remove unwanted tattoos. The first application of lasers in dental surgery was in 1989. Lasers are extremely focused light beams […]

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The big day is finally in sight, your teeth have straightened and your braces are about to come off! And then your dentist says “Let’s discuss the different types of retainers available to you”. That’s right, removing your braces isn’t the end of it. Retainers need to be worn for at least six months after […]

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Every parent knows the struggle of trying to teach their kids good dental hygiene. So, when you hear about dental sealants, it seems like the answer to a prayer. A quick, painless way of protecting teeth from cavities, what more could you ask for? Unfortunately, it’s not quite as simple as that. As with most […]

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Babies start teething anywhere between the age of 6 months and a year, and as any parent can tell you, it can be a rather fraught time. The discomfort of teeth emerging through the gums can leave baby grouchy, bad-tempered, and constantly whiny. It also means that they will put almost anything they can in […]

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Braces, once cause for serious playground taunting, are becoming an even more common feature of life in America. Approximately 4 million people in the United States of America now wear braces and they are often seen in the mouths of adults, not just children. So, that raises the question, ‘When is the best time to […]

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As we age, our teeth are subject to wear and tear from regular use, gradually weakening the enamel over time. This process can be speeded up by poor dental hygiene or bad diet, leading to greater enamel loss and associated problems. Dental Enamel Problem Signs: Sensitive teeth If the enamel on your teeth has been […]

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Have you ever noticed how some people are forever obsessing about their breath when there is really nothing wrong with it, while others will cheerfully chat away, oblivious to the fact that they are dousing their interlocutor with bad breath? As we all know, it is extremely difficult to smell your own breath, making it […]

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We all know that good oral hygiene, meaning regular brushing and flossing, is the most important step in maintaining healthy teeth and gums, and for that, you need a good toothbrush The question is, are electric toothbrushes better than manual ones? The American Dental Association (ADA) states that, if used properly, both manual and electric […]

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