Why You Shouldn't Have to Brace for Pain When Your Braces Are Adjusted

As the saying goes, "no pain, no gain." While braces allow you to get teeth that are straight and aligned, this process should not go hand in hand with pain. Having said that, there are some brief instances when your braces might give you a slight feeling of discomfort. But what causes this? And what can you do to overcome this discomfort? Getting Used to the Sensation The sheer physical presence of the braces can feel a little bit odd when they are first installed in your mouth. [Read More]

The Sweet Science of Chocolate Stains on Teeth

The surface of teeth, the enamel layer, is porous. This means that without regular brushing, the tiny molecules in some foods and drinks can cause staining. Although dark beverages, such as tea, coffee and red wine are the worst culprits, chocolate can also stain teeth. If, like many people, you regularly partake of chocolate in both its liquid and solid form, you should be aware of the risks. Chocolate Contains Tannins [Read More]

Dental Aesthetics – New-Age Cosmetic Dental Solutions to Help You Maintain Your Youthful Smile for Longer

Aging leads to loss of volume and skin elasticity. Over time, your skin undergoes natural dilapidation, and becomes drier and unable to protect itself from damage. These changes are inevitable, and they lead to the formation of skin wrinkles. Your lips, jaws, and cheeks are key areas that will sell you out as your age advances. However, it's possible for you to maintain a youthful smile and young-looking facial appearance. New-age cosmetic dentistry offers a wide array of cosmetic solutions that can effectively preserve your youthful smile. [Read More]

A Guide to Oral Cancer

The term 'oral cancer' refers to any cancer that originates in or around the mouth. Oral cancer usually occurs on the lips and tongue but can also affect the cheeks, gums and tonsils as well as the roof and floor of the mouth. As Very Well explains, oral cancer is a serious and potentially fatal illness, but like many cancers, it is much more treatable if it is caught early. This brief guide explains how the symptoms of oral cancer present themselves, as well as how it is diagnosed and how it is treated. [Read More]