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Introduction: This article is specifically written on the benefits and advantages of Nightguards and how they can help Bruxism. Also, we discuss how Luka Dental in-house digitally manufactures custom nightguards to your exact oral specifications. A nightguard is typically worn through the night to prevent teeth from grinding your teeth […]
We care for our patients Oral Health and have compiled this article on the benefits of a good dental health regime.
Your oral health is far more critical than you might think. According to the Canadian Dental Association, approximately 2.26 million school days are missed by students every year due to dental-related illnesses. These illnesses can include cavities, gum disease, oral cancer, or even hereditary complications.
At Luka Dental Care, the well-being of your Oral Health is our top priority. Therefore, we have compiled this article to give you tips on maintaining good oral health.
Think you’re in a good groove with your daily oral hygiene routine? Then, take it up a notch with some simple technique adjustments. When added up, these ten tips will help you refine your dental health habits –and keep your smile healthy, shiny and bright.
Luka Dental Care, this recently compiled article is on Bad Breath and Available Remedies. We strongly urge our readers to have regular dental checkups, and while you wait for your dental appointment, here are some valuable tips that can assist you in understanding this issue and possible care.
Whether you’ve had an accident that knocked a tooth out or you had one that never grew in Dental Implants can restore your imperfect smile to a full and gleaming one. Dental implants have earned a reputation among dentists as a safe, durable, and life-like solution to a missing tooth. […]
Ed Helms is best known for his role as the self-absorbed, Ivy League sales rep, Andy Bernard, on television’s The Office. But to millions of fans he’s also Stu, a member of a bachelor trip to Las Vegas in the 2009 movie The Hangover. In it, Stu and his friends wake up […]
Restoring missing or unattractive teeth can often be a lengthy process. Months may elapse between initial teeth preparation and final placement to allow time for tissue healing and permanent crown manufacturing. During that period you will likely wear temporary (provisional) crowns to protect the teeth while improving function and appearance. […]
The holidays draw families together like no other season as loved ones gather from near and far to eat, drink and be merry—and exchange gifts. For the little kids that means toys (and sometimes for the big “kids” too!). Unfortunately, a toy meant to delight children could instead cause them […]
For whatever reason, you’ve put off replacing a missing tooth for awhile. Now you want to fill that empty gap in your smile with a dental implant restoration. But if your tooth’s been missing for a long time, there could be a problem with space. This is because the teeth […]
The Golden Globes ceremony is a night when Hollywood stars shine their brightest. At the recent red-carpet event, leading man Viggo Mortensen had plenty to smile about: Green Book, the movie in which he co-starred, picked up the award for Best Motion Picture—Musical or Comedy. But fans looking at the veteran […]
If you’ve ever been alarmed to find oddly-shaped red patches on your tongue, you can relax for the most part. Most likely, you’re part of a small fraction of the population with a condition known as geographic tongue. The name comes from the irregular shape of the patches that seem […]
A lot happens in your child’s mouth from infancy to early adulthood. Not surprisingly, it’s the most active period for development of teeth, gums and jaw structure. Our primary goal as care providers is to keep that development on track. One of our main concerns, therefore, is to protect their […]
Some patients who wear dentures face a kind of Catch-22: their denture fit may have loosened and become uncomfortable over time due to continued bone loss, yet the same bone loss prevents them from obtaining dental implants, a superior tooth replacement system to dentures. But there may be a solution […]
A recent episode of “America’s Got Talent” featured an engaging 93-year-old strongman called The Mighty Atom Jr. The mature muscleman’s stunt: moving a full-sized car (laden with his octogenarian “kid brother,” his brother’s wife, plus Atom’s “lady friend”) using just his teeth. Grinning for host Howie Mandel, Atom proudly told […]
In 2016, voters in three states—California, Massachusetts and Nevada—joined Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia in legalizing the use of recreational marijuana. These referenda moved the country closer to what may soon be a monumental political showdown between the states and the federal government, which still categorizes marijuana […]
You’ve probably heard a lot about dental implants as replacements for missing teeth. So, why are they so popular with both patients and dentists? While other restorations can mimic the color, shape and texture of natural teeth, dental implants have one clear advantage — and it’s all about the bone. […]
Probably a day doesn’t go by that you don’t encounter advertising for dental implants. And for good reason: implants have taken the world of dentistry by storm. Since their inception over thirty years ago, implants have rocketed ahead of more conventional tooth replacements to become the premier choice among both […]
After nine seasons as neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler on the hit comedy The Big Bang Theory, Mayim Bialik is back to the “career” she had before the series: stay-at-home mom. Well, sort of. Bialik is also busy preparing for her next acting role in a new TV series called Carla, which she also […]
There are few more painful experiences than a toothache. You can’t ignore it: it’s as if your mouth is screaming for relief. But while the throbbing pain can tell you something’s wrong, it may not be clear exactly what’s wrong. There’s more than one possibility — it could be with the tooth […]
Considering all the intensive conditioning, practice and training they do, most people would expect elite athletes to be… well… healthy. And that’s generally true — except when it comes to their oral health. A major study of Olympic contenders in the 2012 London games showed that the oral health of athletes is […]