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The Pros and Cons of Having Gold Crowns

Crowns are fixed over or onto existing teeth or implants in order to cover any areas of damage. There are several different kinds of materials used for dental crowns, including gold. Dental professionals have been using crowns made from cast gold for well over a thousand years, and the material still brings many benefits, even though it may seem like one that should have been replaced by newer alternatives. That said, gold crowns certainly aren't for everyone. Read More 

Orthodontics: Traditional Braces Versus Lingual Braces

Braces have for a long time been the most popular orthodontic treatment worldwide. Today most orthodontic clinics offer two types of braces; traditional braces and lingual braces. Traditional braces are the ones that go over the teeth (on the outside) while lingual braces are installed behind the teeth (on the inside). If you are planning to get braces, learn how these two different types of braces compare. Effectiveness Both traditional and lingual braces are effective if applied to correct the right dental misalignments. Read More 

Why Have Your Dentures Suddenly Developed Cracks?

Some cracks in dentures have obvious causes. For example, if you drop your teeth or bite down on something too hard that catches your denture in the wrong way, your dentures may crack or fracture. However, sometimes you can start to notice small lines or cracks on your false teeth even though nothing untoward has happened to them. Why are your dentures cracking for no apparent reason and is this a problem that needs fixing? Read More 

Finding the Right Dentist for Your Needs

For some people, a trip to the dentist is a regular thing. For most, however, this is a terrifying experience and as such, they tend to put it off until they are facing a dental emergency. This is not the right way to go about it. To make this experience less traumatic, it is advisable to already have someone that you are familiar with. This way you can be going for regular check-ups that will eventually ease your mind about dental appointments. Read More 

Taking Your Child on Road Trips: 3 Dental Tips for Maintaining that Perfect Smile

To fully enjoy all of the beautiful landscape that Australia has to offer, take a road trip. There are a lot of places to go, especially when you consider the fact that Australia's Highway 1 is the longest in the world, as it spans over 25,000 kilometers. A family road trip with the kids can be a lot of fun; however, it's important that you take extra precautions in maintaining the children's dental health when on the road, as dental health is easily neglected. Read More