While perhaps not regarded as a dental ‘problem’ per se, gummy smiles are often complaints that people visit their dentist with because they are related to the mouth. Gummy smiles can be quite distressing for the people involved, so it is important that this is recognised along with the ability to ‘treat it’ ensuring a person restores their healthy looking image and little impact is dented on their confidence.
Archives for January 2018
Many of us will have New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, perhaps get more social, or cut down on drinking or smoking, but have you ever thought of committing a resolution to your teeth? Now can be as good a time as any to implement changes to your teeth cleaning and oral regime. Perhaps you didn’t feel you did enough during 2017, or like most of us lapsed over Christmas? Read our guide to get some inspiration on how a healthy mouth can make a healthy new year.
Dental emergencies vary and it is normally when you are in pain that you will visit a dental practice for an emergency. Heard of the saying if its not broke, don’t fix it? Not always the case! Prevention is better than cure!
There are ways to try and avoid a dental emergency – visiting the dentist regularly for check-ups and having regular appointments with the hygienist. However, dental pain unfortunately isn’t always avoidable and there are lots of different types of dental pain that can come on suddenly and be very painful and uncomfortable when it happens. It can cause disturbed sleep, unable to eat and make you feel unwell.
We have listed a few types of dental emergencies: