Should you choose tray whitening or laser whitening?

When it comes to teeth whitening offered in your dentist's office, there are two main options: tray whitening and laser whitening. While these are both effective whitening products, as they are provided by a licensed dentist, they are not exactly the same. Here are some questions to ask yourself when deciding which one is the better option for you. How much time do you have? This is a big consideration because laser whitening takes considerably less time than tray whitening. [Read More]

New Trends for Teeth Whitening

Cosmetic dentistry is big business in Australia. The current trend for teeth whitening is swamping the market with an array of products marketed to give you that glowing whiter than white smile. Traditionally teeth whiteningwas a procedure carried out in the dentist chair. Now there is a constant race to find innovative new ideas to whiten teeth while saving you time and money. Here are just some of the new trends trying to achieve this. [Read More]

Dealing With Dry Socket After Your Wisdom Tooth Extraction

After having a wisdom tooth extraction, you will inevitably experience some pain and discomfort. If this pain becomes particularly intense or doesn't resolve after a few days, you could be experiencing a symptom of dry socket (alveolar osteitis). This condition occurs in roughly two to five percent of patients and is highly treatable. When you have teeth pulled, a blood clot will form in the empty socket. The purpose of this blood clot is to protect the jaw bone and surrounding nerves. [Read More]

All You Need to Know About Dental Veneers

If you want to improve your smile, your dentist may advise you to get dental veneers. The following will help you learn what veneers are, their applications and the procedure for getting them. Basics of  Dental Veneers Dental veneers, also referred to as porcelain veneers, are thin shells of tooth colored elements made for covering your tooth's front surface to give you an improved appearance. Dental veneers change the shape, length, size and color of your front teeth. [Read More]