What Are Train Track Braces and How Do They Work?

What are Train Track Braces? Train track braces use brackets and wires, which resemble the look of a train track. These types of fixed braces can be fitted to both adults and children to help straighten teeth and come in a variety of colours and designs. They are also...

Everything You Need to Know About Overbites

The causes of an overbite are largely genetic, with baby teeth sometimes influencing the shape of the jaw. Using pacifiers late into a child’s development and finger or thumb sucking are all causes of an overbite. Nail-biting is another potential cause for...

Everything You Need to Know About Underbites

malocclusion with underbite. Upper teeth behind lower teeth What is an Underbite? An underbite is when the bottom teeth extend forward, giving the appearance that the jaw is pushing outward from the mouth. An underbite can be mild or severe and will require dental...

All You Need to Know About Metal Braces

There are many types of braces, which can all help with improving the appearance of crooked teeth. Metal braces are a common dental treatment that uses a special kind of metal wire and bracket to keep the teeth in position. Many people pit metal braces vs ceramic...

What to Know About Bleeding Gums

Many people will experience bleeding gums at some point in their life. At times people may notice their gums bleeding randomly with no apparent cause, but there is usually an underlying cause.  The causes of bleeding gums include being too rough when brushing and...

What to Know About a Tooth Infection

An infection can affect a tooth the same they affect other areas of the body. A tooth infection can commonly result from a tooth abscess, where bacteria enters the tooth itself and forms pus inside of it, which can then cause an infection that spreads into the gums or...

What to Know About Tooth Caps

Tooth caps, or dental crowns as people also call them, are small caps in the shape of a tooth that goes on top of a cracked, damaged or broken tooth. Tooth caps look and feel the same as a healthy tooth and are a reliable option as a permanent treatment for teeth....

Chipped Teeth, Signs, Symptoms & Solutions

A chipped tooth is when a piece of tooth enamel comes off of a tooth. Having a chipped tooth is not normally a serious problem, but large chips can cause cosmetic issues and pain in some cases.  If you have a newly chipped tooth you may be wondering what to do...

All You Need to Know About Crown Replacement

A dental crown can help fix the appearance of decay or damage within a tooth and prevent toothache, gum disease or other problems from occurring. Using a temporary crown will help during dental the initial phase of the treatment to prepare the mouth and surrounding...

All You Need to Know About Front Tooth Crowns

What is a front tooth crown? A front tooth crown is essentially an artificial tooth that provides protection to a partially damaged tooth. Front tooth crowns are usually around 2mm thick and typically made from porcelain to mimic the appearance of your surrounding,...