All about Dental Anxiety and Dental Phobia

Most of the people feel anxious about going to the dentist, but for some others with dental phobia even having a dental Check-up is terrifying. They do anything to avoid a dental appointment. Phobia is an unreasonable fear that can cause so many problems in any activity, situation or treatment. People with fear of dentistry will usually get back to the dentist with gum infections (periodontal disease), toothache, or even broken and hopeless teeth. In these situations sometimes there is nothing left but to extract the tooth. Dental anxiety and phobia are extremely common. People often believe that the words […]

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Porcelain Veneers : Why Gorgeous Smiles

    Here at Gorgeous Smiles we will give you a consultation an ask you what you want to have as your future Smile? or what does your dream smile look like? We try to manage your expectations and tell you what can be done, because with every person, every smile , every case there is different results we can get. Here is a before and after photo of Nasim our beloved dental nurse who decided she wants to have her smile changed, her teeth were broken on the edges and her smile was not what she wanted it to […]

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What is a Same Day Crown or Veneer

  At Gorgeous Smiles we do Same Day Crowns or Veneers     To do Ceramic Crowns or Veneers traditionally you need to go to your dentist,first there will be 2-3 dental Impressions (moulds) done on your teeth, this usually induces gag reflex and patients do not enjoy having their impressions done. Taking impressions can take about 15 minutes on average. At Gorgeous Smiles we Scan your (With TRIOS Intra-oral Scanner) teeth instead of taking uncomfortable impressions we take 3D pictures and videos of your teeth with our intra-oral scanner which is as accurate as scanning 6 micrometers (6 μm […]

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After School Snacks, Dos and Don’ts

  All parents know that when your child comes home from school they run straight toward the pantry! We know how children can be hungry after a full day being at school and we want to help parents pick food that are not only full those little tummies but also are smile friendly!   Try the following smile-friendly snacks:   Having sugary and starchy snacks not only ruins your child’s appetite but also it will ruin their teeth! sugary snacks are usually sticky, by sticking to teeth for a long period of time they can ruin your beloved’s teeth and […]

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Pregnancy and Oral Health

    Pregnancy affects every aspect of your life, your diet, your life-style, your health and much more! During pregnancy, you need to pay special attention to your oral health not only for your own sake but also for your growing baby.   You are going to be more prone to dental problems!   One of the main concerns with expecting mothers is pregnancy gingivitis. Around 40% of pregnant women would have gum disease or gingivitis. Due to raised level of hormones during pregnancy, you will be more prone to dental issues, plaque accumulation and bleeding or swelling gum. Some […]

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Get Screened For Oral Cancer

Usually when you go to the dentist, it is because you have dental pain, you want teeth whitening or dental cleaning and scaling. We want to emphasize in this blog how important it is to have twice yearly check-up at the dentist. Yes, your dentist will make sure you do not have any cavities, but what is more important is how regular dental visits can actually save your life!     What to keep in mind about Oral Cancer :     You might think oral cancers are rare but let’s look at some statistics: approximately 132 individuals are diagnosed […]

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