Did you know that among 6-19 year olds, cavities are the most common chronic disease?
Avoiding cavities should be high on your list of priorities when looking after your child’s health. While there is no way to absolutely avoid getting cavities, there are steps you can take to lessen the risk. Here we’ve collected a few of the best tips you can use for protecting your child from cavities.
1. Implement the 2 x 2 rule - Keep an eye on your child when they’re brushing their teeth. The
Home whitening kits can, for many, seem like an extremely attractive option when trying to get that picture perfect smile. It’s easy, it’s over the counter, and it’s not too expensive. For teenagers and young adults it can be particularly appealing. But their popularity begs the question: can these tooth whitening kits damage your teeth? And then, if they are safe, are they effective?
There are no known links to any major health issues when it comes to home whitening kits - but the
Dental implants are a great way to restore a full smile and correct chewing and speaking impairments that occur as a result of missing teeth. Dentist Mehbs Ali can provide excellent dental implant services by using CT technology to map a treatment plan prior to surgery.
If you have a missing tooth or teeth, you should consider implants. Implants look like natural teeth and can provide you with a seamless smile and durable teeth.
You should consider dental implants if you have:
One or mo
Tooth colored dental fillings, or composite fillings, have several benefits making them a good choice for repairing the structure of damaged teeth. Although dental insurance tends to pay for the less expensive metal fillings, dentist Mehbs Ali offers various financing options so that you can have natural-looking restorations.
Perhaps the greatest benefit of tooth colored fillings is the aesthetic quality. White, tooth colored fillings are less noticeable than dark metal fillings and look m
Both inlays and onlays are used to treat structural damage to your teeth from decay. Distinct from dental amalgam fillings that are packed into your tooth, inlays and onlays are preformed from a mold customized to your tooth and then bonded to the tooth. Dentist Mehbs Ali offers inlays and onlays, as well as other custom ceramic restorations.The main difference between inlays and onlays is the extent to which they cover the tooth. Inlays are similar to a filling because they are affixed to the c
A dental crown is a good solution to restoring damaged teeth to their healthiest and most appealing structure. Dentist Mehbs Ali can provide consultation and guide you through the process of receiving a crown. He also offers many other dental services and is committed to your dental and overall wellness.
A dentist can examine your teeth and discover if you have major tooth damage or decay, in which case a dental crown may be the best option for treatment. A crown is an effective treatment to re
A brilliant smile can enhance your well-being and self-perception. Along with avoiding elements that cause tooth discoloration, dentist Mehbs Ali can help you get on the path to your brightest and whitest smile with smile design.
Tooth discoloration is caused by a number of different factors:
Poor oral hygiene habits, irregular dental visits
Food and beverages, especially coffee, tea and red wine
Tobacco use, including smoking and chewing tobacco
Metal dental restorations
Instant orthodontics creates the look of straightened, perfected teeth in as little as 2 to 3 dental visits. Using porcelain veneers, sometimes in combination with crowns and bonding, dentist Mehbs Ali can change the look of crooked, spaced and uneven teeth so that they appear as though you’ve been wearing traditional braces for months or years. Assuming that you don’t have bite issues and other dental conditions that require traditional orthodontics, instant orthodontics can be used to impr
Snoring can be an irritating and tiresome situation for family members and bed partners. Snoring is fairly common; according to Statistics Canada, 1 in 3 men and 1 in 4 women snore. Snoring occurs when the airway is obstructed or narrowed, interfering with breathing.
When you pass from light to deep sleep, the muscles of your soft palate, throat and tongue relax. Air flows past obstructing tissues, causing them to vibrate. The greater the extent to which the tissues block the airway, the louder