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Bal Dental Centre Blog

Can Dental Implants Actually Rust?

October 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — baldentalcentre @ 7:46 am
A dentist explaining whether dental implants can rust

You may know how dental implants work. Namely, they rely on their titanium makeup to fuse with your jawbone. Still, this setup can leave you wondering: Can dental implants rust? Metal often corrodes with age, so you might assume the restorations also do. Luckily, you can rest easy – implants hardly ever rust; they’re corrosion-resistant. Your Scarborough dentist can explain more if you’d like. So, here’s why implants rarely rust and how best to care for them.

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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Safe?

September 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — baldentalcentre @ 6:25 pm

Smiling woman laying on sofaA beautiful smile is priceless, but few people have perfect teeth naturally. Cosmetic dentistry can revamp your pearly whites to give you a picture-perfect smile, but is it safe? Most people with healthy mouths are candidates for elective dental services. However, there are a few things you should know before moving forward.

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Does Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening Actually Work?

August 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — baldentalcentre @ 5:45 am
Someone using a teeth whitening kit

Teeth whitening is one of the most in-demand cosmetic procedures that there is. Lots of people are unhappy with the color of their smiles, which means that lots of people are looking for ways to make them brighter.

This has led to a large market for over-the-counter whitening solutions. These are considerably cheaper than the professional whitening kits you’d get from a dentist, which makes them a tempting option for people trying to brighten their smile on a budget. While they’re cheap, their efficacy may leave something to be desired. Here’s what you should know about over-the-counter teeth whitening.

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Can Charcoal Safely Whiten Your Teeth?

July 18, 2023

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activated charcoal toothpaste

The ever-evolving landscape of internet trends often introduces new fads. One recent trend you might have come across involves the use of activated charcoal on teeth, with claims of its teeth-whitening abilities. Yet, the question arises: can this dark, grainy substance truly and safely enhance tooth whiteness, or is it merely another internet-driven misconception? Your dentist offers insights into utilizing activated charcoal for teeth whitening and why it’s worth reconsidering.

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3 Facts You Should Know When It Comes to Your Child’s Oral Health

June 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — baldentalcentre @ 2:46 am
father and son smiling

Taking care of your child’s smile requires time and patience. As they grow, your role as a helper turns into an observer until finally, they are capable of handling the brushing, flossing, and rinsing all on their own. But until that time, it’s important that as a parent, you have a clear understanding of what can potentially harm their pearly whites. In the article, you’ll discover three essential facts about children’s oral health that can help you ensure the future of your little one’s smile.

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