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Top 3 Cosmetic Dental Treatments That Will Fit Your Budget!

At Purity Dental we offer a range of cosmetic dental treatments that can enhance your smile in the most effective ways. If you’re looking to regain confidence in your smile by making small aesthetic changes, you may benefit from one of our cosmetic dental options. Here are our top 3 picks for affordable cosmetic dental solutions that provide visible results! Whitening If you’re on the lookout for a quick and cost-effective treatment, teeth whitening might be your best bet! Whitening will leave your teeth looking brighter than ever, and more often than not, this is the only smile makeover you’ll … Continue reading

4 Types of Implant Restorations

Did you know when you’re replacing your teeth with dental implants, there are several options to choose from? With this variety of implant restorations available, you can better support multi-tooth restorations without compromising on the strength of your bite one bit! Here are some of the most common implants available that you may want to consider: Single crowns If you have a single tooth in need of replacement, this is ideal for an individual implant and single, ceramic crown. Designed to imitate both the look and function of your natural tooth, a single crown is quite easy to care of. … Continue reading

When Do You Need Dental Implants?

Need any of your teeth replaced? Dental Implants are a great way to do so. But when exactly is the best time to do so and in what situations should you avoid getting implants? Read the article below for more information! Age Dental implants are only recommended for patients whose facial features are fully formed. Hence, you usually have to be at least 18 years or older in order to qualify for dental implants. The procedure is a safe one but full development and maturation are a prerequisite. How many dental implants? There is no minimum requirement of how many … Continue reading

4 Types of Mouthguards and When to Wear Them!

There are several mouthguards on the market that can help protect your smile in different ways. The size, design and shape of these mouthguards depend on their purpose. Here are some mouthguards we might recommend at Purity Dental based on your individual needs. Sports Guard It’s a known fact that adults and kids more active in sports are far more at risk of chipped and knocked out teeth. This is why wearing a sports guard is essential to minimise any dental emergencies. It also helps reduce the risk of concussions. Snore Guard Some patients suffer from sleeping disorders that can … Continue reading

Whitening or Porcelain Veneers: Which is the Best Treatment For You?

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Thinking of ways to improve your smile? There are several options in line with cosmetic dentistry that can give you a smile makeover- the most popular choice usually being teeth whitening and porcelain veneers. Wondering which treatment is right for you? Read on for more information! Whitening treatment If your teeth don’t suffer any misalignment, change in shape, gaps and are straight, then whitening may be the best option for you! There are two ways you can go about this: one, you can come to our office where we will place a solution over your teeth and shine a light … Continue reading

Is Your Mouth Showing Signs of Sleeping Disorders?

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Did you know our dentists at Purity Dental can screen you for a sleeping disorder simply by assessing the inside of your mouth? There are many dental symptoms and signs that are visible depending on the type of sleeping disorder you have. Here are some of the symptoms we’ll be able to pick up on during your evaluation: Worn Teeth It’s a bodily reflex for your jaw and teeth to tighten and clench as a response to your brain not getting enough oxygen. With time, this can lead to excessive wear and tear of your teeth or even cracks! Physically, … Continue reading

How to Treat a Cracked Tooth

Do you suspect you have a crack in your tooth? A visit to Purity Dental will quickly clarify this. However, next comes the question of how to treat it. Our expert dentists will diagnose the particular severity and location of your crack to determine which of the following treatments would be most beneficial to you! Bonding Surface cracks that don’t pose any dental issues or structural damage are usually fixed purely for aesthetic purposes. These may become noticeable if they pick up stains as time passes by as well. For small cracks such as these that do not pose any … Continue reading

4 After-Care Tips for Wisdom Teeth Removal

Once you have your wisdom teeth removed, you’ll have to take great care of the surgical site so you don’t experience any unwanted issues, like a “dry socket” or infection, for example. A dry socket is extremely painful and leaves your jaw bone exposed, which makes even breathing a painful effort. Hence, at Purity Dental we provide you with the best after-care possible. Here are some instructions to follow to make sure any issue is avoided. Step 1 We’ll have the surgical site covered with gauze. Before you leave our dental office you’ll be instructed on how to safely remove … Continue reading

4 Ways Cosmetic Veneers Increase Your Confidence

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Have you been considering cosmetic dental treatments as of late to improve your smile? If you’re just venturing into the field, there might be many overwhelming options to choose from. However, if you’re looking for the most comprehensive treatment, finalized over the span of a few steps, we recommend giving Purity Dental cosmetic veneers a serious thought. Here are some ways they might benefit you best! Accentuates healthy teeth The ideal candidates for cosmetic veneers would be individuals who possess a healthy set of teeth with small aesthetic flaws. Made out of a thin layer of porcelain, veneers can be … Continue reading

Fluoride Treatments: What Do They Offer?

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From your previous scale and cleans, you might have noticed your appointment ends with fluoride being applied along your teeth. Fluoride treatment has a number of advantages including the following: Fights tooth sensitivity Have you noticed your teeth getting increasingly sensitive to certain beverages and foods? You could perhaps notice this when there’s a fluctuation in temperature, drinking your coffee, using toothpaste etc. This increased sensitivity isn’t always an indication of a severe dental issue. It could be a warning sign that your gums are starting to recede. By applying fluoride, it acts as a desensitizing treatment for the next … Continue reading