26
Nov

Can You Get Dental Implants During Pregnancy?

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If you are expecting, you might have a few questions about what dental care is safe during pregnancy and what is not suitable at this time. There are so many warning signs about what you should and shouldn’t do during your nine months, it’s hard to keep track of it all. Some of the more obvious items (like not drinking or smoking) are simple things to temporarily stop, but what about dental related health issues? If you have an oral issue that needs to be fixed, is it safe to do so while pregnant? According to the American Pregnancy Association, annual exams and preventive dental cleanings are safe and recommended. When you are pregnant, your hormone levels are rising and this can cause your gums to bleed and swell, as well it can trap food…

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19
Nov

5 Steps To Helping Your Implants Heal

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Thornhill Smile Centre focuses on replacing damaged or missing teeth and does so by utilizing the most advanced titanium and ceraroot zirconium oxide anchors on the market. Dental implants are a highly effective way of replacing missing teeth, and help to rehabilitate and correct jaws that have been severely handicapped by missing teeth. Our clinic is one of the few centres in North America that uses the non-metal zirconia ceraroot implants to replace missing teeth. If you have had a dental implant procedure or are planning on having one in the future, here are five steps you can take after to make sure your implants heal properly. Exercise immaculate oral hygiene. It is always important to keep your mouth clean, but it is so much more important when the mouth has experienced trauma after a…

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12
Nov

Can You Whiten Dental Implant Crowns?

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Teeth whitening is becoming an increasingly popular cosmetic improvement procedure that can be done at-home (DIY style), or at your dentist’s office. If you’ve had one tooth, multiple teeth or all of your teeth replaced – dental implants and natural teeth deserve your attention and care. Why are your teeth yellow? Aside from genetics, there are many factors that play a part in what your teeth look like. Eating certain foods, consuming sugary drinks, and your overall oral hygiene influence the way your mouth looks and feels. Enamel and dentin play the biggest role in what colour your teeth are. Can my implant crowns be whitened? The good news is yes, they can, but they usually don’t need to be. Since dental implants are made from a different material as your natural teeth, they don’t…

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6
Nov

Tips For Implant Wearers

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Whether you are young, middle aged or an older adult – dental implants may be a part of your life. Not only do they look good, but they can help to improve your self-esteem and confidence tremendously. Before the procedure You will have to go for a complete dental exam that will more that likely include X-rays and molds of your mouth. Followed by a treatment plan, your dentist will take into consideration the amount of teeth that need to be replaced and the current condition of your jawbone. Your dentist will give you instructions on how to properly care for your dental implants. Oral health is very important to your overall health. The procedure Now it’s time for the procedure. This may be completed in only a few hours or can happen over several…

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