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I just had my baby tooth removed. Will the new tooth fit in nicely into the space? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Q: Hi I’m 14 years old and I’ve had one single baby tooth for about a year now. I went to the dentist yesterday and got it pulled out and now I can feel a permanent t ... Read on »
I periodically get ulcers in my mouth which disappear after a few days. What are they? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health They are often termed as “apthous ulcers”. After decay and gum disease, ulcer may be the most common condition of the mouth. Apthous ulcers are first seen during ... Read on »
Why do i need a crown after root canal treatment? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health First and foremost, do you know that not all teeth require crowning after root canal treatment?  It depends on which tooth and the amount of remaining tooth structure ... Read on »
What is single visit teeth whitening? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Single visit whitening is also known as chairside whitening or in-office teeth whitening. They mean the same thing – you get your pearlies whiter in an hour. This for ... Read on »
Special toothbrush for hippos introduced at zoo by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health While most people would probably steer clear of putting anything close to the mouth of a hippo, zookeepers in China are now cleaning the animals’ teeth with a giant t ... Read on »
What is Invisalign For Teens ? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Modern technology has evolved so rapidly that what used to be available only for adult treatment can now be used for teenagers. Those requiring orthodontic ... Read on »
When should my child start brushing with flouride toothpaste? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Parents nowadays are increasing more aware of the importance and benefits of fluoride in preventing cavity in their children. So, what is a good time to start u ... Read on »
What is a sports guard? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Do you or your children play any form of contact sports?  Common contact sports include soccer, hockey, rugby, etc.  And do you know that you can do something to sign ... Read on »
Why am i having tired shoulders and neck in the morning? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health   Do you wake up in the morning with aching jaw or tired neck or shoulders? Very often, many people dismiss these symptoms as lack of good sleep or poor postu ... Read on »
Is mouthrinse good for me? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Many people are using mouthrinses nowadays. If  i pose this question ” Are you using mouthrinse?” to every patients who come to visit me in my clinic, i would most pr ... Read on »
Are porcelain veneers suitable for me? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Porcelain veneer is a form of cosmetic treatment for your teeth. There are many reasons why your dentist probably recommend you to have porcelain veneers. You see ... Read on »
When can my son start braces? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health As a father of one, i can understand your concern towards your beloved child. Indeed, today’s parents are more aware of the importance of a good looking and healthy s ... Read on »
Why does my upper jaw ache whenever i bite? I am also having flu now. Are they related? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health First and foremost, i would advise you to visit a dentist for a thorough check up on the teeth and surrounding structures. Very often, there is nothing unusual detect ... Read on »
What is a cracked tooth? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Most people would not know they have a cracked tooth, especially when it is in the early stage. You see,  it really depend whether it is acute or chronic pain arising from ... Read on »
I have just completed my braces. Must i wear the retainers, like what i was told? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Congratulations on your completion of your orthodontic treatment! You are about to enter into a important phase of your treatment, called the retenti ... Read on »
Churchill’s dentures sold for surprisingly high price by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Aylsham – An upper denture designed for Sir Winston Churchill is to be auctioned on July 29. The teeth are expected to bring £4,500 to £5,000. T ... Read on »
What is that “white patch” on my teeth? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health   If you have ever looked close enough, some of you may find some “white patches” on your teeth. Interestingly, many of my patients start to notice it after some cosme ... Read on »
Does whitening toothpaste really work? And how do i choose a good toothpaste? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Let us begin by understanding how to choose a basic toothpaste, ok? With so many types and variety of toothpastes on the shelf, i can understand that you may sometime ... Read on »
Why do some people have straight teeth while others do not? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Just as with the colour of your skin, eyes or hair, the arrangement of your teeth is largely determined by hereditary factors. Heredity will influence the size, shape ... Read on »
Is it true that the use of a pacifier or nursing bottle is bad for my son’s teeth? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Generally, the use of a pacifier is not in itself bad for your child’s teeth. Unfortunately, many parents dip it in honey or some other sweet solution, before placing ... Read on »