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Can You Whiten Porcelain Veneers?

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Cosmetic porcelain veneers are custom-made shells made of tooth-coloured materials used to cover the front surface of teeth. Veneers are used to improve your overall smile by changing the colour, shape, size or length of the tooth in question. Because the shells are bonded to the front of the tooth (or teeth), they are not noticeable and will appear natural unless the rest of your mouth is discoloured. Many Canadians turn to cosmetic porcelain veneers to perfect their smile as they are a more permanent solution to improving our grins than regular tooth whitening. It is exceptionally rare but after time porcelain veneers can change from bright, gorgeous white to a less appealing colour. Why do cosmetic porcelain veneers change colour? Porcelain veneers do not usually change colour as they are durable and created to mimic the colour of real teeth. However, there are three uncommon occurrences that can cause…

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What’s The Correlation Between Ear Pain And A Root Canal?

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If you’ve ever had pain in the back of your tooth that seems to stretch into your ear, you may need a root canal procedure. There’s a strong correlation between ear pain and the need for a root canal because our ears and mouth are so closely connected. There is a good chance that the source of the earache you’re experiencing is actually a toothache. It’s just that the pain is harshly radiating to nearby regions. What causes this pain? When a tooth becomes badly damaged it begins to hurt. The pain can be so great that it circulates to areas nearby which is why it feels like an earache when in fact, it’s a toothache. There are different types of toothaches but if you are feeling pain radiating in your ear then it could be caused by a cavity, crack in the tooth, trauma to the area or repeated…

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Seven Mistakes Kids Can Avoid While Brushing Their Teeth

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Your child is finally old enough to brush their teeth on their own. Now, that you’ve taught them the importance of good dental hygiene, your next task is to make sure they’re not making these seven mistakes while they’re brushing their teeth. Not Brushing Long Enough and Too Often Your children should be brushing their teeth for at least two minutes but no more than four minutes. Some toothbrushes come with timers so your kids will know when to stop. You can use your phone or an egg timer to make sure that your children are brushing for the right amount of time as well. Also, your children shouldn’t be brushing their teeth more than twice a day. Anything over that amount is excessive and causes strain on the teeth and gums. Not Changing Their Toothbrush The general rule for changing toothbrushes is every three months. If your kids are…

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Getting Fitted For A Proper Sports Mouth Guard: Help Your Children Play Safe This Spring

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When it comes to playing sports, you want your children wearing the proper padding and safety gear. You get them kneepads, shin guards and helmets but what about their mouths? A mouth guard provides the perfect way to protect your children’s teeth, lips, cheeks and tongue when they’re playing sports. What Is a Mouth Guard? A mouth guard is a soft plastic device that is fitted to the inside of the your child’s mouth. It helps protect against mouth injuries, especially from contact sports. Where Can I Get a Mouth Guard for My Children? There are mouth guards available that you can buy and fit yourself. However, it is better to see your child’s dentist and have them do it. When your dentist creates a custom-fit mouth guard, an impression of your child’s teeth are taken. Then, using a dental putty, your dentist will form the grooves and divisions of…

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Advantages Of Using Night Guards

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Night guards are recommended for a number of problems, including bruxism, which is characterized by clenching and grinding your teeth while asleep. Bruxism affects one in every 12 people, resulting in tooth damage, facial pain, and insomnia. Teeth clenching and grinding is usually caused by stress. So managing your stress should also help relieve the symptoms. Otherwise, you should protect your teeth from severe damage by wearing night guards. These appliances can also be used to manage jaw pain, lockjaw, and popping and clicking of the jaw, and as part of your TMJ treatment. Wearing a night guard advised by your dentist can help to: Prevent tooth damage The habit of unconsciously clenching and grinding your teeth while asleep can result in chipped or broken teeth, damaged fillings, or sensitivity due to excessive enamel wear. This can, in turn, cause expensive tooth restoration procedures or retreatment (for fillings). Wearing custom…

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