How to make your veneers last longer

How to make your veneers last longer

Many people opt for porcelain veneers to enhance the attractiveness of their teeth. Veneers that are made from high-quality porcelain are as thick as a contact lens, making this cosmetic procedure ideal for some candidates. Common conditions which could benefit from...

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How fast food affects your teeth

How fast food affects your teeth

It’s a busy day, and you’re tired and hungry. You don’t have enough energy to prepare a meal at home, so you grab something to eat at a local fast-food restaurant. As expected, the meal does its job of satisfying your hunger, but it causes problems with your oral...

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Protect Your Teeth from Acid Reflux

Protect Your Teeth from Acid Reflux

We learn a lot about a person from looking in their mouths! We get clues about your diet, sleep, and whether or not you struggle with acid reflux. Acid Reflux Is Very Common Acid reflux is quite common in adults over the age of 20. It's a condition in which stomach...

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5 Things That Help in Dental Emergencies

5 Things That Help in Dental Emergencies

Our teeth deal with a lot of stress when we're out and about. Rugby games, braai's, rogue popcorn kernels. It's a rough life. Usually, our teeth are healthy enough (or we're lucky enough) not to suffer any significant problems. However, accidents do happen. And...

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Use Straws to Protect Teeth

Use Straws to Protect Teeth

Drinks like iced coffee, sports drinks, fruit juices, energy drinks, and sodas contribute to tooth staining, decay and corrosion. Drinking them through a metal, paper or bamboo straw can help protect your teeth. Staining – Heavily pigmented beverages—such...

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Full Mouth Reconstruction

Full Mouth Reconstruction

A beautiful smile used to be completely unattainable for those who weren’t part of the Hollywood elite. Actors and actresses were thought to have access to the best in cosmetic and restorative dentistry because of the expense. However, with continued improvements in...

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Don’t let TMJ be a pain in the neck

Don’t let TMJ be a pain in the neck

TMJ is usually associated with the mouth, but symptoms are likely to present in other areas as well. The symptoms of TMJ can range from jaw clicking to migraine headaches, ear pain, jaw locking, and more. If you have TMJ symptoms and you also have pain in the back and...

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