We're sure most of you by now would have seen, heard about or even purchased one of these DIY Teeth Whitening Kits online.
Just like the majority, we're seduced by the idea of an affordable, fuss-free teeth whitening option at the comfort of our own homes.
As it also uses the power of our smart phones, we could be texting or scrolling through Instagram while getting our teeth whitened!
Eagerly, we purchased a set for ourselves online.
Average pricing can range from $20 all the way to $80.
Metal Braces, Ceramic Braces, Lingual Braces & Clear Aligners.
Which treatment for teeth straightening is most suitable for you?
Here are some of the common concerns we've listed to help you with making your selection!
Teething Timeline is a rough guide and some babies may be earlier or later.
AGE OF ERUPTION (MONTHS):
WARNING: SHOCKING IMAGES AHEAD
Below are real photos of DIY braces gone wrong
With the increasing prevalence of 3D printing, there are more people these days who experiment with printing everything from phone casings to table lamps and even aligners!
Just like DIY braces, printing your own DIY 3D aligners could also go really, really wrong.
DIY braces have long been sold on the internet, and the effects of self treatment could make you lose the very teeth you wanted to straighten.
The decision between General Anaesthesia (GA) and Local Anesthesia (LA) for wisdom tooth surgeries varies from individual to individual. Unable to decide what’s best for you?
IS THERE A CONNECTION BETWEEN CANCER AND ROOT CANAL PROCEDURES?
This root canal fear is older than the Internet.
Dr. Weston Price lived and practised in the early 1900s and he advocated a link between various diseases and root-canaled teeth. More recently, an article published by Dr. Joseph Mercola in October 2012 helped this claim gain traction by vocally supporting it, as well as a number other discredited or dubious beliefs.
He said that Dr. Price’s work is proof positive that endodontics and cancer go hand-in-hand, insisting that the discoveries have since been “discounted and suppressed by medical & dental professionals.
If you’re lazy about flossing, you’ve got no excuse now!
I know, I know. It’s so tiring to floss. Who has the patience to stand in front of the mirror to floss your teeth? It’s so annoying to fog up the mirror while you pant, open-mouthed, while you attempt to get em’ gross little white plaque out?
If you noticed your teeth looking longer, your gums are eroding.
It is so gradual that you don’t even notice it until it starts to feel tender, and your teeth looking longer. Yes, buddy – you might be experiencing gum recession.
Can we really have our cake and ‘smoke’ it? Nicotine and tar from cigarettes stain our teeth brown. It is virtually impossible to remove such cigarette stains from our teeth with merely daily brushing. The question arises for those who are reluctant to give up their smoking vice, yet want to have white teeth: Is it really feasible?