An Introduction to Cosmetic Dentistry: Facts, Questions and More

Are Your New Dentures Making Your Gums Look Pale?

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Wearing dentures for the first time or breaking in a new set of teeth can take a little getting used to. Dentures can make your mouth feel strange for a while; however, you normally get used to them quite quickly. Sometimes, however, you may notice changes in your mouth, such as paler gum colour, that may be down to denture problems. How can you tell if your dentures are making your gums paler than usual?…

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Why Is Your Dentist Recommending a Metal Crown?

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As you start to discuss dental crowns with your dentist, you may be surprised when your dentist tells you that a metal crown may be your best option. You may have assumed that crowns are all tooth-coloured now, however, this isn’t the case. Sometimes a metal crown is a better option than a white one. Why? Where Is the Tooth? Your dentist isn’t likely to recommend using a metal crown on a tooth that is prominent in your smile, unless of course he thinks you want a gold crown for a certain look!…

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How to Care For Your Dental Braces

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If your dentist has fitted braces onto your teeth, then you will need to look after them. If they are not properly maintained, then they will take longer to have the desired effect. In many cases, dental braces are fitted to realign teeth which are either overlapping or which don’t face outwards properly. If the brackets of each brace become detached from the metal wire that connects them to one another, then your tooth could even shift into a worse position.…

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