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What Are The Causes Of Tooth Discolouration?

What Causes Teeth To Become Discoloured?

Everyone wants a white smile, but there are certain things that discolour our teeth. Even so, there is always hope with the great whitening strategies available today. Acquired Yellowing We all do things that stain our teeth. It can happen from things like smoking and drinking dark-coloured drinks, like coffee, tea or cola. Eating stain-causing foods like beets can also be a culprit. Inherent Discoloring There are lots of causes for this kind of discolouration. Intrinsic stain can be caused by: Getting too much fluoride when you’re a child; Your mom taking tetracycline antibiotics during the last part of her…

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Oct 24, 2016 by

Can Diabetic Patients Get Cosmetic Dental Procedures?

Diabetes And Cosmetic Dentistry

People with diabetes have a higher risk of infection and a slower healing rate than most, so seeing a dentist is a little different for diabetics. Firstly, it’s vital you tell your dentist about having diabetes. You’ll be able to work with him to have the best oral care possible. If you have diabetes, you may certainly have cosmetic dental procedures – you should try to have your blood sugar levels well controlled during the procedure. If your blood sugar is out of whack it has a debilitating effect on your white blood cells, which fight off bacterial infections. So,…

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Oct 17, 2016 by

Comparing Traditional And Temporary Braces

Differences Between Conventional And Short Term Braces

My apologies. This essay did not work for me. We can discuss comprehensive orthodontic care or limited short term orthodontic care. The visual appearance between them is nil. In comprehensive care the goal is to create the absolute best bite and appearance within a longer time frame, perhaps one to three years. In limited short term braces (six month braces) the goals are a quick improvement of the most obvious visual shortcomings. The bite can still be changed but less so. There are almost always limitations in orthodontics but there are more limitations and compromises with the short term approach.…

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Oct 10, 2016 by

How To Get Rid Of Plaque While Wearing Braces

Keeping Your Teeth And Braces Plaque-Free

Good oral hygiene when you’re sporting braces is more important than ever – especially when it comes to busting plaque. The chief concern is that plaque (a mixture of food and bacteria) can damage the teeth. Cavities associated with poor oral hygiene with braces in place is less common than it used to be thanks to fluoride. However, what is more commonly seen, is decalcification of the enamel. That is, white spots or streaks where the minerals of the enamel are altered and this is most visible after all the orthodontic treatment is finished and the orthodontic brackets are removed.…

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