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Partial Vs Full Dentures: What Should I Choose?

Undoubtedly, we’d all like to hold onto our natural teeth for as long as possible. If you practice good oral hygiene, avoid food and drinks that cause tooth decay and visit your dentist for regular check-ups, you might just be able to. There are, however, many reasons why some patients will eventually require dentures. Luckily dentistry has evolved significantly, meaning that there is a variety of comfortable and discreet prosthetic options available should it become necessary to remove painful or damaged teeth.

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Why choose Invisalign

Innovative and clinically proven to be effective, Invisalign is a tried and tested way to transform a smile. These near-invisible aligners are designed to make it simple to correct issues, such as an open bite, gapped teeth or a cross bite, with minimum disruption. They are not only effective but have a number of lifestyle benefits too, for example, they are easily removable. If you’re considering choosing Invisalign then there are some very good reasons to go for it.

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When Should Orthodontic Treatment Start

Orthodontics is a versatile and effective way to help correct dental issues. From something as simple as a mild overbite to overcrowding or gapping, orthodontics work can help to minimise dental problems. It’s an important option to consider, whether for you or for your child because untreated orthodontic issues can lead to a wide range of uncomfortable problems, from difficulty speaking and chewing to bone loss and pain. If you’re considering orthodontic treatment, when is the best time to start?

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How We Work With Nervous Patients

Many people are nervous when it comes to visiting the dentist – at Smile Pad we are used to helping nervous patients handle their experience. We believe that a combination of excellent treatment and an awareness of the potential obstacles for nervous patients make it much easier to overcome fear of the dentist for anyone. Years of experience have shown our dentists how to look after nervous patients and we have developed a range of solutions to help put patients at ease.

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Your Child’s Teeth And The Tooth Fairy

The tooth fairy is a rite of passage for most of us whereby – as children – we get a financial reward for each baby tooth that falls out. It can be a fun tradition for families to enjoy with children – as long as we still remember just how important it is to look after baby teeth.

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What To Know About Common Elderly Dental Problems

Dental needs and issues change throughout our lives and the attention and treatments that are required will also differ from those at one point in their lives to others at a different stage in their lives. Growing older brings its own set of very specific dental problems that it’s important to be aware of – these are some of the most common.

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6 Dental Tips To Remember While At University

If you’re about to start a new university term, dental health is probably the last thing on your mind. However, the decisions you make now will have an impact on the health of your teeth and gums in the future. Making sure you look after your dental health now, no matter how many distractions there are, will ensure that you don’t suffer the consequences after you graduate.

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Electric Toothbrush Vs. The Manual Toothbrush On Dental Health

For anyone looking to take good care of their teeth today, the choice is between an electric and a manual toothbrush. Some people prefer to have the sensation of a manual toothbrush and others like the efficiency of brushing teeth with an electric toothbrush. If you’re trying to make the decision between whether to have a manual or electric toothbrush then these are some of the essentials pros and cons of both.

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