Pregnancy can lead to dental problems in women, including an increased risk of tooth decay and an increased chance of developing gingivitis (gum disease). These problems can in turn affect your delivery, with studies showing that as many as 18 out of every 100 premature births may be triggered by gum disease. It is always … Continue reading Did you know? Your dental health is important during pregnancy
You may be excited about your child’s new braces and future straight teeth, but he or she is likely to be apprehensive and anxious about the transition. Here are ways to help ease your teen’s to tween's worries and make the journey a bit easier for the both of you. 1. Make a celebrity braces collage … Continue reading Ideas to help your teen or tween transition to wearing braces easier!
1) What is a dental implant? The modern alternative to bridges or dentures, implants replace the root of missing teeth. Integrated into the bone of the jaw, they permanently anchor one or more crowns to give a completely natural feel, function and appearance. To learn more about different Implant Solutions available CLICK HERE 2) What … Continue reading Top Ten Questions Asked About Dental Implants
QUESTION No.1: WHAT TYPES OF BRACES ARE AVAILABLE FOR TEENS? ANSWER: There are numerous types of braces available, here at Ten Dental we offer: 1) Incognito lingual – the hidden fixed option 2) Invisalign – the clear removable option 3) Metal braces – the metal fixed option 4) Ceramic braces – transparent fixed option … Continue reading Top Ten Questions asked about Teen Orthodontics
It is a staggering thought, but in Primary Schools across the UK around eight or nine children in every class will have already developed tooth decay. That's approaching a quarter of a million children in each primary school year and around 3.3 million young people aged 0-14 years. To support the theme of National Smile … Continue reading Ten Dental visit to local nursery school, Grove Hall Balham
Question 1: Does teeth whitening hurt? Answer: You may experience some kind of sensitivity either during and/or after the initial treatment. This should settle down after approximately 48 hours. It is advisable to avoid hot or cold food and drinks within the first 48 hours of your whitening treatment. Question 2: Does teeth whitening work? … Continue reading Top 10 questions to ask about teeth whitening
Parents do you think your child might need braces? Here at Ten Dental we have a wide range of brace types available for your child. Here are the types of braces available at Ten Dental 1) Incognito lingual - the hidden fixed option 2) Invisalign - the clear removable option 3) Metal braces - the … Continue reading What type of braces are available for my child?
Getting braces is a pretty common occurrence for young people and now even older adults. When you have braces fitted you may experience some soreness and tenderness in the mouth. After getting braces you have to be careful with your choice of food so that you do not damage the braces, brackets or wiring. You … Continue reading What to eat when you first get your braces fitted?
Specialist Orthodontics deals with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disharmonies in the relationships of teeth and the face. Many orthodontic issues involve knowledge of the growth patterns of the jaws, so that any abnormalities can be detected early and early treatment can begin on cases that are more complex than initially anticipated. Your dentist … Continue reading WHY SHOULD MY CHILD SEE A SPECIALIST ORTHODONTIST?
1.What can I achieve with braces? Answer: Align all your teeth or only teeth of your choice Move teeth that stick out back into line Move teeth that are stuck behind into line Twist teeth into position Pull teeth down into line Correct your bite Close the gaps Widen your smile Push teeth up 2.Which … Continue reading Thinking you might need braces? Top Ten Questions to ask your Orthodontist