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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Vaughan Dental Implants: What to Expect

2020-04-02T16:25:59+00:00

Vaughan dental implants are often the right choice for seniors who lose teeth as they get older. These are designed to look and act just like your natural teeth. Dental implants are a titanium post that’s capped by an artificial crown or tooth. Placing the post can take as little as a half an hour or as long as four hours. The implant needs to fuse with the jawbone afterwards for several months. When that’s done, the cap can be placed on top. Here’s some other things that you should expect from dental implant surgery. A thorough exam and consultation. Dentists will need to take x-rays and models of your teeth to get an accurate overview of the situation. They want to make sure your implants match your natural teeth as closely as possible. The first step is fixing the implant into your jawbone. There is only a little bit of discomfort. It’s much less than our patients imagine and they return to work the next day. There are a variety of sedation techniques available. Afterwards, you might experience some minor bleeding, bruising and swelling. Most of that can be managed with over-the-counter pain medication. A small connector that’s called [...]

Vaughan Dental Implants: What to Expect2020-04-02T16:25:59+00:00

Woodbridge Invisalign Tips Everyone Should Know

2020-04-02T16:33:53+00:00

If you need orthodontic work but don’t want traditional braces, Woodbridge Invisalign is a great option. These are more convenient and much less painful than metal braces. It’s even easier to eat and brush your teeth with these clear aligners. Getting the most from these braces is important. Here are a few tips to help you do just that. Stay on Schedule As a rule, you’ll need to change these aligners once every two weeks. To get the results you and your dentist want, you’ll need to stay close to the treatment plan. It’s a good idea to set a reminder on your phone. Write the date down to switch the aligners on your calendar. There are also a variety of mobile apps that can remind you when the time comes. Watch What You Eat and Drink  Everyone who uses these clear aligners wants straight teeth. That means you’ll need to tweak your diet a bit. That could mean staying away from foods that stain like tea and coffee. Even some of the foods that are good for you can cause discolorations. Try to focus on what your new smile will look like. That way you won’t miss some of [...]

Woodbridge Invisalign Tips Everyone Should Know2020-04-02T16:33:53+00:00