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Try These Tips to Make Flossing a Habit

A dentist will recommend flossing once a day as part of a good oral health routine. Making flossing as much a habit as brushing your teeth is important in preventing dental health problems: Key takeaways: If you’re likely to brush after dinner, add flossing at this time to your routine. By not flossing you can [...]

By | April 30th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Why It’s Important To Wear A Mouthguard

Preventing injuries to your mouth and face is very important and that is why dentists recommend mouthguards.   Key takeaways: Mouthguards prevent injuries to your mouth and face, e.g. a broken jaw or teeth. Mouthguards are essential in athletics; dentists mostly recommend them for people who participate in games, sports and other recreational activities. Visit [...]

By | April 24th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Root Canal Treatment

If at all possible, a dentist will always try to save natural teeth rather than extract them. Saving a damaged or infected tooth is done with root canal treatment and this form of dental surgery is used when: -  A tooth is infected -  A tooth is decayed -  The tooth pulp needs to be [...]

By | April 16th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Benefits of Early Orthodontic Intervention

Children will see their permanent teeth start to come through between ages 6 to 7. As the teeth and jaw are still developing, it can be a good time to assess if dental problems are apparent. Key takeaways: -  When the jaw is still developing it can be easier to treat oral issues such as [...]

By | April 10th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Are Dental Implants a Better Solution Than Dentures?

Dental implants are titanium posts inserted in to the jaw bone, with an abutment and crown fitted on top. They appear like natural teeth and are a permanent solution which you maintain by regular brushing and flossing. Key takeaways: -  Dental implants act as natural teeth, preventing bone loss from the jaw bone. -  They [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Fruit Acids Harmful to Teeth

Fruit and fruit drinks may be healthy they can also have damaging effects on the teeth. Fruits contain natural sugars but the sugars, like all foodstuffs, can cause bacteria that release acids and this is where the danger lies. These acids are corrosive and contribute to: -  Erosion of tooth enamel -  Formation of cavities [...]

By | March 28th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How Often Will I Need Dental X-rays?

The dentist will use X-rays to spot any problems with your gums and teeth. The frequency of these will depend on: - Your age, your oral health, symptoms, and whether you have a history of tooth decay or gum disease. - All new patients will undergo an X-ray so the dentist can get a clear [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Why Does My Child Have Cavities Despite Regular Brushing?

Often a child will brush their teeth too quickly and without assistance from an adult. Even though they are brushing, if it is inadequate, they are at increased risk of cavities. Key takeaways: There are areas within the mouth which are hard to reach, where bacteria lives on trapped food. Too much food intake increases [...]

By | February 26th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Do Pacifiers Impact on a Child’s Oral Health?

A pacifier can be beneficial in comforting a child, but prolonged use may impact on their oral health. By visiting a child-friendly dentist you can be advised on best practices when using a pacifier. Key takeaways: Using a pacifier for a prolonged time can impact the roof of a child’s mouth and lead to an [...]

By | February 21st, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How Many Years Will Dental Veneers Last?

A dentist will often recommend veneers if you have crooked, stained or chipped teeth. It is still a good idea to take a look at how durable these appliances are in order to appreciate how long you can expect them to last. What do the experts have to say? Porcelain veneers are able to stand [...]

By | February 20th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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