Simplest Way to Whiten the Teeth

The teeth should change colour ever so slowly and for many people it can take a few years unless they take a sudden liking to red wine or coffee and this can decrease the time as the colouring elements in our foods and drink are the main culprit to making our teeth look yellow.

A beaming smile that is consistent in colour and showing a whiter colour will make you feel good about yourself and will increase self confidence especially when we smile. Recent research has proven that by increasing the amount of smiles we undertake each day will make us feel much happier and wit whiter teeth you can have the confidence this can be done showing your newly whitened smile!

Smokers tend to get stained teeth easier than many of us who do not smoke as the nicotine will enter the teeth every time you breathe in the smoke and eventually this will seep in to the teeth and makes them yellow with a slight grey overtone. Smokers tend to have more external staining as this is easier to remove for many. If heavy smoker for many years has really deep staining then this can be more challenging to remove and sometimes can even penetrate to the dentin below the enamel and this is sometimes too late leaving only veneers as the possible solution to having a brighter smile.

Celebrity smokers like Simon Cowell opt for veneers as they show off a great healthy smile but …

Read More

The Eight Stages of Life

These eight stages are: infant, toddler, preschool, school age, young adult, middle adult and late adult. In each stage there are lessons and challenges, both positive and negative, and knowing them can give us some control over our lives. If there are negative pre-stages, problems can develop later in life. Being aware of these negatives can give us the opportunity to correct and change these perceptions and make them positive.

– The infant learns trust if he has been raised in a positive, nurturing environment. And distrust if he has not been fed when he’s hungry, kept warm and dry when needed or given love and caring when he cries. An infant entering into the toddler stage brings with him hope if he has learned and experienced trust in his infancy. Trust will have been based on his parents ability to give him sustenance and comfort when needed. Distrust can lead to withdrawal and lack of confidence in his next stage if these basic requirements have not been met.

– Toddlers develop interests and like to explore their environment. Highly restrictive parents are likely to instill a reluctance in a child to attempt new challenges in this stage. If parents or caregivers encourage self-sufficiency, children will become confident. If they are held back or their attempts at self-sufficiency are ridiculed, they will doubt their ability to try new things and will hesitate when presented with new challenges.

– Preschoolers, in the three to six year old stage, begin …

Read More