Entries by Martin Jest

Porcelain Veneers – What You Need To Know

Dental veneers are a common solution for people who are not completely happy with their smile. They are very thin (equivalent to a contact lens) shells made either from porcelain or a resin composite that adhere to the front of the tooth. Veneers change the shape, colour and size of the natural tooth. They fix […]

Dental Implants – Hype or Have To Have?

Composed of titanium, dentists use dental implants to restore missing teeth. They place these artificial teeth directly into your jawbone, making them permanent. As such, they’re a great option for you if you’ve lost a tooth. What are the benefits of dental implants? Here are some of the key benefits of dental implants. They: are […]

Porcelain Veneers – Creating The Smile Of Your Dreams

If you’ve always dreamed of having perfectly formed and neatly aligned teeth, you may be interested to know that porcelain veneers can create a perfect smile. Veneers made of exquisite porcelain can tidy up your smile and can be fitted in just three professional appointments. The veneer procedure is painless and often much less expensive […]

Dental Implants – A Permanent Solution For Missing Teeth

For a long while, bridges and dentures were the only dental solutions available to people with missing teeth. Today, however, dental implants are growing in popularity and have become one of the leading dental procedures performed to close the gap left by missing teeth. Instead of merely covering over the space of missing teeth, dental […]

Dental Fear – Overcoming Your Fear

Dental phobia has stopped many people from visiting the dentist. Many people fear visiting a dentist due to a previous negative dental experience, either their own or something that has happened to a friend or family member. Other people might be afraid of the pain and the equipment placed in the clinic, which makes them […]

The Top 3 Dental Emergencies And How To Handle Them

Many people know first aid basics and what to do in medical emergencies. But handling dental emergencies is not always common knowledge. Your first experiences with dental emergencies may be when they happen to you or a loved one. Here are the top 3 dental emergencies and how to handle them. Knocked-out tooth When a […]

Determining Oral Health With Dental X-rays

Your dentist is able to check for signs of dental problems by looking at your teeth and gums, but some problems might be hidden from sight. Dental x-rays help dentists detect problems with teeth, gums and jaws that would otherwise go unnoticed. Examining dental x-rays allows dentists to check for signs of dental problems and […]

Cosmetic Dentistry And How It Can Help You

Cosmetic dentistry can help you in many different ways. It can make your smile brighter giving you confidence in your everyday life. It can fix broken or decayed teeth making them look like new. Cosmetic dentistry can improve your overall appearance making you look younger. There are many different ways cosmetic dentistry can positively change […]

Crowns – So Much More Than A Filling

If your dentist has suggested that you have a crown installed instead of a filling, you may be balking at the idea. After all, crowns can be more expensive than fillings. However, there is a very good reason why your dentist might suggest the use of a dental crown rather than a standard filling and […]