What is Aesthetic Dentistry?

For most people, going to their dentist’s clinic involves the dental exams, conventional cleanings and tooth extractions; only a few get their dentists to perfect their smiles. Good dental health is important, but the quality of your smile and how other people see it has a huge impact as well. Aesthetic dentistry is the solution for good-looking smiles. Aesthetic dentistry is made up of various dental treatments, from teeth whitening to dental implants. Today’s dentists have a wider range of materials and tools at their disposal, giving them a wider…

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What are Cavities and What Causes Them?

Otherwise known as tooth decay, cavities happen when bacteria living in the mouth produce acid that starts to eat away at the teeth. The decaying process starts at the enamel of the tooth before progressing to the deeper layers of the tooth until it reaches the pulp which contains sensitive nerves and blood vessels. When left untreated, cavities can cause pain, infection and loss of tooth. Below are some of the most common causes of cavities. Poor oral hygiene. Regular brushing and flossing is important in preventing cavities. Brush twice…

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