Author: Keep The Smile

Having dental porcelain veneers doesn’t come without its disadvantages. For one, they are permanent and their removal is not an option once placed. Second, they can cause tooth sensitivity, and third, they can also be damaged if not taken care of properly. Moreover, dental veneers cannot replace healthy teeth and gums and should never be placed to hide serious dental problems. Before veneers are considered, your dental health professional will make sure there are no underlying issues, like tooth decay and periodontal disease. Only after any issue has been removed, can you have your dental veneers placed. Having said all…

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Having steady habits such as brushing your teeth twice a day and going for checkups regularly are important to keep teeth and gums healthy. However, proper oral health goes beyond cavities and gum disease. In fact, there is a strong relationship between oral health and general health in individuals. When left without treatment, tooth decay and gum disease can lead to tooth loss, malnutrition, and problems in speech, and extend into other challenges in a person’s professional life, school life, or general personal life. It goes without saying that these problems can be avoided with proper dental care. A combination…

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We already spoke about braces and some useful advice for braces wearers but have we warned you about common problems that may occur during that braces wearing phase?  Braces are used by orthodontists to help correct overcrowded or crooked teeth, and sometimes overbite. If you are considering braces or getting them soon, here are a few things to watch out for.  Common problems to watch out for when wearing braces Poor dental hygiene. Wearing braces will definitely make it harder than usual to brush or floss your teeth. They will also trap food particles, which might possibly lead to plaque,…

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People with sensitive teeth know what it is to be denied the possibility to enjoy life’s little pleasures. Forget not being able to enjoy an ice cream or a warm cup of coffee, sensitive teeth can easily make us irritable and in pain. Some sensitive teeth facts Dr. Al Sayed affirms that more than 60% of people have naturally sensitive teeth. This is mostly caused by genetics, thin enamel, or damaged teeth. Dr. Adel adds that tooth sensitivity or gum burns are among the most important dental problems faced by many. What are the causes of sensitive teeth? According to…

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It is a fact of life that a smile goes a long way in our quest for happiness, don’t you agree? With a smile, you can attract so many good things – a relationship, a good business deal, friends, beauty, and the list goes on and on. Many factors contribute to our smiles, our confidence in smiling, and our positive attitude. The multiple benefits of a smile Did you know that a simple smile has the actual power of changing our lives? Scientifically, it was observed that smiling releases 3 important neurotransmitters that affect our overall mood. By smiling, your…

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