The Right Kind of Overbite: Why it is Normal to Have a Slight Overbite

Did you know that the bite of prehistoric humans was different to that of modern humans? About 10,000 years ago, in the Neolithic Age, a typical human would eat by gripping food, such as a hunk of meat, between their teeth, and tearing it into pieces. Eating this way, caused humans to have an edge-to-edge bite. However, 250 years ago, a slight overbite became the norm. What happened? The knife and fork happened. [Read More]

Important Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist

An orthodontist is a dentist who specializes in the alignment of teeth, and especially as the alignment affects the jawbone and structure of the face, versus just the appearance of your smile. An orthodontist is also the specialist who will install braces, or myobrace, or fit you for other devices that straighten the teeth, even if you only need a few teeth treated. When you do visit an orthodontist to be fitted for an appliance, note a few questions to ask him or her. [Read More]

Do You Think Your Teeth Are Too Short? The Solution Is Easier Than You Might Think

Have you ever thought that your teeth are too short? It can be a personal concern, something you might even have been self conscious about when you smile. While it rarely affects your ability to speak and chew food, it's not something that is all that difficult to correct. Giving your teeth some extra length is generally a simple process that can be carried out at your local dental clinic. So how does it work? [Read More]

6 Tips to Keep False Teeth Securely in Place

If you have lost teeth, false teeth can help you eat, talk, and flash a winning smile. However, many people struggle with their false teeth slipping when they chew or speak. Use these six tips to keep your false teeth securely seated in your gums. 1. Introduce New Foods Gradually  Eating with dentures requires practice. False teeth can feel strange at first, which can make it difficult to chew certain foods. [Read More]