Humankind has been obsessed with keeping our teeth white for centuries.We can trace this cultural compulsion all the way back to the Egyptians, who made mixtures of wine vinegar and crushed pumice to whiten their pearly whites. The Romans even used extreme measures for teeth whitening:they would use urine to keep their teeth polished. Thankfully, we don’t have to go through such unsavory treatments today.
The food choices you make on a daily basis play an important role in not only your general health, but also the health of your teeth.
If you find yourself avoiding having your photograph taken or smiling with your mouth closed because you are self-conscious about the discolouration of your teeth, come and talk to us at The Dental Lounge @ Robina. We can help you achieve a bright confident smile in no time!
The thought of losing a valuable tooth (or teeth) due to a health condition, accident or tooth decay can be quite stressful. It’s natural to be concerned about the impact it may have on your appearance and the impaired ability to chew and enjoy food.
Strong, healthy teeth cannot be taken for granted. A proactive approach to dental care is
vital throughout our lives and as the old saying goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a
pound of cure.”
This is easily achieved by following a good dental routine, including a healthy diet and
regular visits to the dentist. Here are some simple tips to help you look after your teeth and
A dental implant can be used to replace badly damaged or missing teeth completely, from root to crown. Sometimes, an existing tooth is so badly damaged and decayed that there is no usable parts of the tooth left. The process starts with a titanium implant that takes the place of the tooth root and is securely placed inside the jaw where it fuses with the bone. To the top of the implant, a tooth crown is attached which is the part of the tooth you will see. It is made to fit in perfectly with your existing teeth, both in shape and colour.
The Myobrace® is a relatively new device for helping children improve the alignment of their jaw and tongue. The idea behind the Myobrace is early intervention (from the age of about 5 or 6) to reduce or eliminate the issues that lead to misalignment of teeth later in life. The process involves helping the child to develop jaw muscles, correct jaw and tongue position, improve breathing (through the nose and not the mouth) and even how to swallow correctly.
Fastbraces® offer the best combination of speed and cost of any teeth straightening system on the market.
When it comes to teeth whitening there are many questions and misconceptions being thrown around. So how do you really know if whitening is for you?
The Human tooth is incredibly strong, but every day it has to fend off a waves of attackers. See what it takes to keep your teeth as strong and beautiful as possible.