The mouth may seem small but is considered to be the window to our overall health. It is responsible for many functions including eating, drinking, speaking and showing off a beautiful smile!
Are you experiencing a toothache? You may have looked in the mirror but can’t seem to find the source of the pain. There doesn’t appear to be any problems visually. The pain could be due to a crack in your tooth. Sometimes, the crack can be so small that an x-ray can also miss it! However, don’t mistake the pain for being small too. The pain of a cracked tooth can be quite intense, despite the size of the crack!
In the health conscious society we live in today, we are told to avoid sugar. Although we need sugar for energy, there are sugars that are good for us and some we can do without! These are the five sugars that can hurt your teeth.
It is common knowledge that brushing your teeth twice a day helps to keep your oral cavity clean and healthy. However, did you know that using an electric toothbrush can help you achieve a more thorough clean? At Oradental, we recommend the use of an electric toothbrush as it can provide many benefits for our patients. Depending on your oral health condition, we will advise if this is suitable on a per patient basis.
What is a dental implant? A dental implant is used as a replacement for your tooth’s roots. It provides a strong foundation of permanent or removable teeth, which are specially made to match the look of your natural teeth. This is a popular choice for those who are missing a tooth or two.
Have you ever wondered why an oral cancer screening test is necessary? At Oradental, you can openly ask us about our services and the care you receive. We are happy to keep you well informed about your oral health. Today, we are discussing the importance of an Oral Cancer Screening Test.
Are you curious about Invisalign aligners? Invisalign is a type of orthodontic treatment that uses a series of clear aligners to straighten teeth without using conventional metal braces. The aligners appear almost invisible, which makes them an excellent alternative treatment for adults who don’t want others to know they’re undergoing orthodontic treatment.
One of the first questions we ask at Oradental during a dental visit is, “do you floss regularly?” Our main reason for asking this question is to stress the importance of flossing. Flossing is just as important for your oral health as brushing your teeth and rinsing with antibacterial mouthwash. However, some people lack this daily habit!