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Why a Custom Mouthguard is Better Than a Shop Bought One

If your child plays a lot of contact sport they will benefit from wearing a mouthguard to protect their teeth: - Although it may be tempting to buy one from a store, it is far better to get a custom mouthguard from the dentist. - Store-bought mouthguards can be painful, hinder breathing, and so uncomfortable [...]

By | October 17th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Are Lumps On The Roof Of The Mouth A Serious Condition?

Noticing a lump on the roof of the mouth can be concerning, so it’s important to be familiar with the causes of this problem. Key takeaways: - A lump that grows or changes shape could be caused by a serious condition. - Lumps can also be caused by cysts, which usually go away on their [...]

By | October 12th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Need to Know: Yellow Teeth

Over time your teeth can start to look more yellow than white. This can be due to various reasons, some can be avoided. Key takeaways: - Acidic food can wear away enamel and allow stains to occur more easily. - Tea, coffee, wine and berries can stain teeth. - Genetic factors and use of antibiotics [...]

By | October 9th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Is Your Child Ill Due to Teething?

In the past, it was thought that teething caused children to vomit. The modern dentist or physician now realises that this is not normally the case. In fact, there are other reasons why a child may fall ill during the same time that teeth are entering. - He or she may have been exposed to [...]

By | October 6th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What You Should Know About a Misaligned Bite

A misaligned bite means the upper and lower teeth don't align properly. As well as affecting your smile, it can cause other problems too: - A misaligned bite can result in premature and uneven erosion of teeth, leading to decay or sensitivity. - It can also result in temperomandibular joint pain and headaches associated with [...]

By | October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A Look at the Causes of Receding Gums

There are instances when your gums might begin to pull away from your teeth. Often referred to as receding gums, there are a handful reasons why this condition may be present. Some scenarios can include: - Gum disease is a leading cause of receding gums. - You may have a genetic predisposition to gum disease. [...]

By | September 28th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Improve Your Smile with Dental Veneers

Are you concerned about the appearance of your smile? Have traditional whitening options failed to whiten a discoloured tooth? Veneers are wafer-thin “sleeves” of porcelain that are affixed to the front of teeth. Veneers are an excellent way to quickly restore your teeth to their former glory. How can veneers improve your smile? - Veneers [...]

By | September 25th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Healthy Toothbrush Equals Healthy Teeth

Regular check-ups at the dentist and brushing teeth twice daily are key components of a good dental health regime. However, it could be a waste of time if you are using a worn or contaminated toothbrush. Some people make very basic errors when it comes to toothbrush maintenance. To get maximum benefit from your toothbrush: [...]

By | September 21st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Methods to Deal with Dental Phobia

Dental phobia is a fear which stops people from going to a dentist. There are ways to combat this phobia in order to get the preventative work and treatment necessary for your teeth. Key takeaways: - Arrange a meeting with a dentist to build trust and to discuss how to handle your phobia. - A [...]

By | September 18th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Reduce Swelling After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

After a wisdom tooth extraction, there are a few things you can do to reduce the swelling: - Keep your head elevated and consider a saltwater rinse 3 times a day. - Apply a cold or hot compress to your face for 20 minutes then remove for 20 minutes before reapplying to boost circulation. - [...]

By | September 12th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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