Submitted by Dr Paul McKay on Tue, 05/01/2016 - 10:39
Are you always unhappy with your pictures? Do you avoid having your photos taken?
It could be true for several people who are not happy with their teeth, which one of the most important and noticeable facial features. The two most common reasons for a person to hide their smile are:
Submitted by Dr Paul McKay on Wed, 07/10/2015 - 07:42
Research has shown that tooth wear (particularly concerning the front teeth) seems to be on the rise. Tooth wear has usually been a problem associated with older patients, often caused by dry mouth or prescription drugs but now the problem is becoming more evident in younger people.
Tooth wear in younger patients has been linked to the following causes,
Submitted by Dr Paul McKay on Fri, 24/07/2015 - 09:09
Sleep dentistry is a ground breaking treatment to be offered to patients. Sleep dentistry, also known as sedation dentistry, means that a patient will undergo dental treatment whilst under Intra-Venous Sedation. This means the patient will be in a semi-conscious state and able to interact with staff but will quickly forget about the procedure.
Submitted by Dr Paul McKay on Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:00
Everyone wants whiter, brighter teeth and a Hollywood smile, but did you know that not all teeth whitening products are created equal? In fact, some over-the-counter teeth whitening systems contain harsh bleaches and peroxides that can do your pearly whites more harm then good, and actually damage teeth enamel in the long term.
Submitted by Dr Paul McKay on Wed, 29/04/2015 - 19:00
If you require substantial dental work or treatment, covering the cost can be daunting. This is especially true in the case of emergency dental treatment, where you haven’t necessarily had a chance to plan for that filling, root canal or extraction.
Submitted by Dr Paul McKay on Mon, 20/04/2015 - 19:00
So you’ve been for your regular oral health checkup and your dentist has delivered the news: that niggling pain you’d been trying to ignore really was serious, and the best course of treatment is a tooth extraction.
The idea of having one of your teeth pulled probably isn’t high on your list of things you’d like to do this year, but a tooth extraction isn’t nearly as scary or painful as urban legend and schoolyard lore would have us believe.
Submitted by Dr Paul McKay on Thu, 02/04/2015 - 19:00
Want to perfect your pearly whites with some cosmetic dentistry? At Smile Artistry, we’re experts in beautifying smiles of all shapes and sizes, and can work with you to determine which cosmetic dentistry treatment is right for you.
Any invasive or surgical procedure has risks.
Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
Individual results can vary.Read more in Our Informed Consent Document