Be sure to stick with your dental hygiene routine 2-3 times daily, and follow the proper precautions as recommended by your Dentist. Our staff are happy when you’re happy with your smile, and maintenance is key for your dental health.
A sealant does not have many restrictions when it comes to aftercare, so you may drink or eat as soon as you feel able to. It is, however, important to remember that the lifespan of a sealant is generally 3 years and therefore requires proper daily care to prevent damaging the sealant prematurely.
Dentures can take some time to get used to, which is very understandable considering your gums weren’t meant to have plastic pushed into them. Patients may find that the dentures will take a little getting used to in terms of eating and talking, but after this adjustment period, they require the same care and attention [...]
One of the more important things to consider is that, unlike veneers, bonding is more prone to stains, and is less likely to respond to teeth whitening. This simply means that patients should use precautions in terms of diet, and to not strain their teeth (for example, using teeth to open things).
The most important margin of time after receiving your temporary crown or bridge is one hour after the procedure. During this hour, you’ll want to avoid all foods and drinks, and then after one hour, you may feel well enough to eat soft foods such as mashed potatoes, yoghurt, etc. Also, be sure to avoid [...]
A tooth extraction can be a painful procedure, but the most important thing to remember is that the first 24 hours after the procedure are the most important. Some important precautions to take in the 24 hours following a tooth extraction are: Rinse your mouth with salt water approximately 24 hours after (1 tbsp of [...]
The numbing medication used for a filling can last up to 2 hours after the appointment, at which point you may begin to experience a dull ache or throb. You may eat soft foods after the numbing has worn of (for example, mashed potatoes, yoghurt, etc.), however patients are advised to avoid hot/cold drinks and [...]
A root canal procedure can oftentimes lead to discomfort during recovery due to the fact that the tooth has been fixed at the pulp, which is the ‘live’ part of your tooth. Typical healing time for a root canal can take up to two weeks, however, this can all depend on the patient. Most patients [...]