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What to do if you have loose adult teeth

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For children, a loose tooth is so exciting! Pop it under the pillow, excitedly try to stay up to watch for the beat of little fairy wings, give in to sleep and wake up the next morning 50p or £1 richer. What’s not to love about loose teeth when they hail the coming of the tooth fairy? This excitement ebbs considerably, however, when you’re slightly older and begin to experience loose adult teeth. In fact, we don’t hesitate to guess that it’s not very exciting at all, and its actually fairly nerve-wracking. With no tooth sheltering behind this adult counterpart ready to take its place, a loose tooth could spell serious consequences for your smile. Let’s explore together the causes of loose adult teeth and how to treat them. Of course we offer tooth replacement like dental implants, but we’d far prefer to save your natural teeth than replace them before it’s too late!

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The development of dental implants

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Like all good dental technology and procedures, the humble dental implant has been on a whirlwind journey of development of innovation. They stretch back further than you’d ever thought and have since lead to the stable titanium-rooted treatment you receive from us today. The modern dental implant is the strongest and safest so far, made of carefully selected and tested materials. We can restore form, function, and feel, but what were some of the earliest dental implants like?

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Is my teeth grinding causing my headaches?

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Headaches are a nuisance, but when one comes from nowhere or first thing in the morning it’s even more of a problem. Where has this headache come from, and how can I make it go away? You’re not ill, dehydrated, or particularly partied-out, so what has caused this? There are plenty of random and mostly inconsequential aches and pains we experience, but your teeth could be causing these. At Lion Dental Centre in Stourbridge, we’d like to share with you our knowledge of dentistry and how your headaches could be prevented.

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What are dermal fillers?

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You may have been considering dermal fillers for a short while, or a long time, but aren’t really sure what to expect from them. What are they? Are they safe? There are lots of questions circling this popular aesthetic treatment, especially if you’re not one hundred percent familiar with them. Here at Lion Dental Centre in Stourbridge, we want to make sure all of our patients are fully informed on the treatments they are considering. Let us enlighten you on everything there is to know about dermal fillers!

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How are dental implants placed?

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Dental implants are the most effective solution to missing teeth in modern dentistry. They restore feel, function, and formality to your mouth because they look, work, and feel like real teeth. We understand that dental implants can signify quite the investment in both time and money to some patients, but they’re much more accessible than you may think. For example, do you know how dental implants are placed? Do you assume the process is a series of big, scary surgeries?

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Why braces are needed

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Braces are a great way to straighten your smile, but they also come hand-in-hand with a world of health benefits. Visiting your orthodontist in Stourbridge will not only straighten your cosmetic smile but also change your dental health for the better. Did you know about all these reasons why braces are needed, and their many health benefits?

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The best (and worst) foods for your teeth

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If you are what you eat, then so are your teeth! At our Stourbridge dental practice, we are proud to champion preventative dentistry, which means educating our patients on how best to look after their teeth before we encounter any traumas. If we can effectively sidestep any complications, decay, and dental health issues then we’ve done our job. This means that, as well as regular professional cleanings, we’ll educate you on the things you can do to promote excellent dental health which begins with the foods we eat.

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Teeth whitening top tips in Stourbridge

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Most of us, at some point in our lives, have wanted a brighter smile. White teeth are synonymous with toothpaste adverts, Hollywood, and happiness, and can connote great general health. Sometimes, despite our best cleaning efforts, our teeth aren’t as white as we’d like them to be. Lion Dental Centre in Stourbridge offers in-surgery teeth whitening with at-home top-ups, so you can continue to smile bright and wide. One of our qualified dentists can boost your smile by up to 8 shades and in less than an hour.

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Tips for nervous patients

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For many people, visiting the dentist is a nonchalant activity. Something they know they have to do and it’s no bother. But for some individuals, it is a truly terrifying experience. Thanks to things such as horror films, even the sound of a drill is too much for some. Due to this fear, these individuals will actively ignore visiting their local dental practice. By not receiving regular check-ups, small problems which can be easily treated build up to create bigger problems. This means that if the individual is finally able to visit a dentist despite their fears, this experience can be very overwhelming due to the problems that have arisen because of their absence.

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What to expect from your dental implants

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Dental implants have become incredibly popular and there seems no chance of that slowing down anytime soon. At Lion Dental Centre, Stourbridge, we can guarantee you super-strong and natural looking dental implants that will give you a boost in confidence.

There are a few reasons why someone may desire dental implants or is referred for tooth implants by their dentist.

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