Dental Injections: To Fear or Not to Fear

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    If you’re anything like me, they look more like horse tranquillisers than ‘local anaesthetics’. However when you really think of it we should be grateful for these injections. Think of Tom Hank’s character in the movie Cast Away. He had severe tooth pain when he was stuck on that Island and no dentist near by. He took out his tooth without an anaesthetic and was knocked out for hours from the pain itself. I remember telling myself never ever will I fear the injection. So lets take a closer look at the thing we fear the most in […]

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All about Dental Anxiety and Dental Phobia

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Most of the people feel anxious about going to the dentist, but for some others with dental phobia even having a dental Check-up is terrifying. They do anything to avoid a dental appointment. Phobia is an unreasonable fear that can cause so many problems in any activity, situation or treatment. People with fear of dentistry will usually get back to the dentist with gum infections (periodontal disease), toothache, or even broken and hopeless teeth. In these situations sometimes there is nothing left but to extract the tooth. Dental anxiety and phobia are extremely common. People often believe that the words […]

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What is a Same Day Crown or Veneer

  At Gorgeous Smiles we do Same Day Crowns or Veneers     To do Ceramic Crowns or Veneers traditionally you need to go to your dentist,first there will be 2-3 dental Impressions (moulds) done on your teeth, this usually induces gag reflex and patients do not enjoy having their impressions done. Taking impressions can take about 15 minutes on average. At Gorgeous Smiles we Scan your (With TRIOS Intra-oral Scanner) teeth instead of taking uncomfortable impressions we take 3D pictures and videos of your teeth with our intra-oral scanner which is as accurate as scanning 6 micrometers (6 μm […]

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After School Snacks, Dos and Don’ts

  All parents know that when your child comes home from school they run straight toward the pantry! We know how children can be hungry after a full day being at school and we want to help parents pick food that are not only full those little tummies but also are smile friendly!   Try the following smile-friendly snacks:   Having sugary and starchy snacks not only ruins your child’s appetite but also it will ruin their teeth! sugary snacks are usually sticky, by sticking to teeth for a long period of time they can ruin your beloved’s teeth and […]

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Digital Dentistry at Gorgeous Smiles

      Gorgeous Smiles Provides Faster, More Comfortable Treatment for her Patients with Digital Dentistry [wpvideo OiouOrbv]   At Gorgeous Smiles —we are now making treatment faster and more comfortable for her patients with intraoral scanning and digital dentistry. Have you been told you need a crown on one of your teeth? Have you been considering Ceramic Veneers done for cosmetic beautiful smiles and you are worried about the procedure and the cost? At Gorgeous Smiles we have a solution to your concerns! Gorgeous Smiles has added the industry’s most accurate* intraoral scanner, TRIOS® by 3Shape, to power her digital practice. Intraoral […]

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Pregnancy and Oral Health

    Pregnancy affects every aspect of your life, your diet, your life-style, your health and much more! During pregnancy, you need to pay special attention to your oral health not only for your own sake but also for your growing baby.   You are going to be more prone to dental problems!   One of the main concerns with expecting mothers is pregnancy gingivitis. Around 40% of pregnant women would have gum disease or gingivitis. Due to raised level of hormones during pregnancy, you will be more prone to dental issues, plaque accumulation and bleeding or swelling gum. Some […]

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Get Screened For Oral Cancer

Usually when you go to the dentist, it is because you have dental pain, you want teeth whitening or dental cleaning and scaling. We want to emphasize in this blog how important it is to have twice yearly check-up at the dentist. Yes, your dentist will make sure you do not have any cavities, but what is more important is how regular dental visits can actually save your life!     What to keep in mind about Oral Cancer :     You might think oral cancers are rare but let’s look at some statistics: approximately 132 individuals are diagnosed […]

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