What is Botox? Botox is a purified protein injected into specific areas of the face, resulting the muscles causing the lines and wrinkles to relax and thereby reduce fine lines, deep furrows in the skin and smooth facial features to restore a more youthful appearance.It is a non-surgical, in-office aesthetic treatment for moderate to severe…Details
Professional in-office teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dental procedure in the world today. Unlike home-use whitening systems, in-office whitening takes place under carefully monitored conditions which allow for the safe, controlled, pain-free use of a relatively high concentration of bleaching gel thus yielding results that are visible immediately. Advantages: No other teeth whitening…Details
Pacifiers are one of the hardest habits to break in a developing child and may require a great deal of persuasion. Parents often struggle greatly with weaning their child off of a pacifier. There is much debate regarding pacifiers and their use however there is evidence to show they may have both positive and negative…Details
Bone grafting is the replacement of bone that has been destroyed by gum disease or an abscess. Bone is necessary to maintain the long-term stability of the implant as well as the gum. Both of these are vital for cosmetic appeal. Bone that is grafted can be taken from many sites in the mouth or…Details
Plaque is a sticky, colourless mucous film of bacteria and sugars that constantly forms on our teeth. It is the main cause of cavities and gum disease, and can harden into calculus if not removed daily. Recognizing Plaque? Everyone develops plaque because bacteria are constantly forming in our mouths.Approximately 90-95% of plaque is bacteria. These…Details
Oral hygiene is vital in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Daily removal of plaque is essential in preventing gingivitis and periodontitis, and must be practiced routinely.
As tooth loss from disease and trauma has forever been a feature of mankind’s existence, it is not surprising that the history of tooth replacement is a long one. Two core elements in tooth replacement are the material of choice and some form of attachment mechanism. Materials have long developed from carved ivory and bone…Details
A tooth abscess is an infection surrounding the root resulting from disease in the center of a tooth or the gum. A tooth abscess can form as a result of: Tooth decay Trauma to the tooth Gaps in the enamel which allow bacteria to infect the center of the tooth (the pulp), or Gum disease.Infection…Details