Author Archives: Centre Street Dental

Why do I need a mouthguard?

If you or your child plays a sport, a fitted mouthguard will give the best protection from dental trauma. Mouthguards can protect you from broken jaws, knocked-out teeth, cut lips or tongues, accidental collisions, and more.  There are a few types of mouthguards out there but we recommend custom-made mouthguards because these offer the most… Continue Reading

How to keep all your teeth into old age

How to keep all your teeth into old age

Maintaining a healthy smile and all of your teeth throughout life is not only possible, but it should also be your goal. Modern dentistry and routine teeth care can eliminate the need for dentures and prosthetics as we age. GOOD HABITS AND ROUTINE CARE Daily care It’s best to begin as a child, but you… Continue Reading

What to look for in a Family Dentist

What to look for in a Family Dentist

Are you looking for a dentist who can protect the oral health of your whole family? The right family dentist can look after the teeth of both adults and children, letting every member of the family enjoy good dental health. Here are five things to check for when looking for high-quality family dentistry in your… Continue Reading

The top 3 myths about teeth you need to know

The top 3 myths about teeth you need to know

Teeth myths abound in the world. They include the legend that soda will dissolve a tooth overnight — it won’t, at least not overnight and — the story about George Washington’s wooden teeth — they were really ivory and gold. Unfortunately, teeth myths, mostly misleading and sometimes harmful, can affect your long-term dental health. Here… Continue Reading

The value of single-tooth implants

The value of single-tooth implants

A single-tooth implant is as close as you can get to replacing a real tooth. A titanium screw bonds to the bone in the jaw, acting like a sort of root to the tooth. The dentist then screws a crown into the implant—the bone actually grows onto the implant. Dental implants are strong, and they… Continue Reading