Many adults considering straightening their teeth understandably prefer to do so discreetly. However, there seems to be some confusion between two of the most popular choices – Invisalign and Clear Braces. This isn’t surprising because if you’ve searched online then you’ve probably discovered that Invisalign tends to crop up in the search results for clear braces. Here at 44 Dental, we’re often asked if they’re one and the same thing. In fact, they’re two options which treat different dental problems ...Continue Reading →
Can you believe that there’s only 2 weeks left of the school holidays? How time flies! This is the time when children feel a mixture of excitement and anxiety at the thought of starting school and being away from home, while older children too have mixed emotions. While you’ve probably been busy kitting out the kids with new school uniform, shoes, and bags, there’s every chance that the thought of a dental check-up may have slipped your mind.
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A smile can attract people and put them at their ease but if you’ve got stained teeth then chances are you spend most of your time hiding your smile. If you’re embarrassed by the stains on your teeth, then the good news is that there are several options to improve them.
Before discussing how to get rid of brown stains on teeth it helps to understand more about the different types of teeth stains.
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If the term ‘porcelain veneer’ is unfamiliar, then chances are you’ve heard of the term ‘dental veneers’ or ‘dental porcelain laminates’. Don’t worry because they’re one in the same thing. Consisting of a thin customised, tooth-coloured shell, they’re designed to fit over the front of an existing tooth.
Perfect for covering up a wide range of teeth imperfections, porcelain veneers are bonded permanently (well…almost) to your teeth. As a result they’re a highly efficient way of creating a flawless smile. That ...Continue Reading →
In light of ‘National No Smoking Day’ that’s held in the UK on the second Wednesday in March every year, we thought we’d get on board and show our support by focusing on the dangers that tobacco poses to our oral health. By now, most people are already aware of the dangers that smoking can have on the body – but here are four ways that that smoking affects your oral health too:
- Smokers are 7 to 10 times more likely ...
We can be pretty tough on our teeth – slurping coffee, crunching boiled sweets, or chomping away on hard foods – meaning we stain, chip, or break them from time to time. While sometimes the damage is obvious, there are likely dental mistakes you’re making on a daily basis. Without knowing it, these mistakes can add up over the years leaving you with gum recession, bad breath, or worse. Here are 5 ways to spot if you’re being too harsh ...Continue Reading →
It happens to the best of us. No matter how healthy our teeth are, or how dedicated to our oral routine we are, we can still find ourselves hiding behind a row of stained teeth. The truth is – no matter what preparations we take, sometimes we just can’t shift the effects that our diet has on our teeth. You see, just like a cream carpet, white tablecloth, or favourite shirt, our teeth are susceptible to food and drink stains ...Continue Reading →