About Me
Regaining my balance

After having a bad fall getting out of the shower, I've been really struggling to feel confident on my feet and regain my balance. I have been doing some physical therapy and getting some followup support from my medical team to help me regain my confidence. I want to be able to live as an independent person and not always be worrying about slipping and hurting myself again. This blog has some tips from other people who have recovered from serious injuries and falls, and regained their confidence in their balance. I hope it will help other people in their journey to regain their balance.

7 Tips to Prevent Your Dentures from Slipping

5 January 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Many people who wear dentures notice that their dentures occasionally slip out of place, especially when they are eating tough, chewy foods. This can be embarrassing and can lead to some people feeling uncomfortable about eating in public. The following methods can all help to keep dentures in place, allowing you to enjoy your favourite foods without feeling self-conscious. 1. Spread Chewing Forces Across Your Mouth If you chew on only one side of your mouth, the uneven distribution of forces can cause the dentures to tilt and slip out of place. Read More …

When Crowns Get on Your Tooth’s Nerves: Why Root Canal Therapy is Sometimes Needed After a Crown

3 January 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental crowns, once placed, can last for up to 15 years and in many cases much longer as long as they are cared for responsibly. With the additional support provided by the crown, which fits over the tooth, even a severely damaged tooth can survive with its nerve intact.  However, on occasion, even a recently placed crown cannot save the nerve. In fact, the simple act of placing a dental crown may actually lead to the nerve becoming infected. Read More …

Cosmetic Dentistry: Tooth-Replacement Options You Can Consider

3 January 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Your teeth do not simply function to help you chew and enhance the aesthetics of your face. They are also essential in providing anchorage for each other. Therefore, losing one of your teeth can lead to misalignment of your remaining teeth because your teeth have lost a crucial placeholder. Moreover, the lack of a tooth would also mean that your jawbone is not receiving sufficient stimulation to enable it to retain its bone density as well as its overall form. Read More …

Fixing your smile: everything you need to know about tooth contouring

30 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Although people may not like to admit it, physical appearance often plays a big part in shaping your self esteem and how good you feel about yourself generally. While loving yourself for who you are, all flaws included, is an important component of living a healthy and fulfilling life, often times minor changes to the way you look can inject you with a great deal of confidence and energy to tackle the challenges of your daily life. Read More …