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Teeth Grinding In Children And What You Can Do About It

Teeth grinding is a harmful habit irrespective of age, but it can be especially dangerous during childhood as it can affect the child's future dental health. The first symptom can be a morning headache. Key takeaways: - Teeth grinding is often caused by anxiety and stress, so addressing this can make the grinding stop. - [...]

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

Professional Teeth Whitening With Dental Implants and Dentures

Everyone likes to have healthy white teeth, but there are points to consider if you plan to get a dental implant or dentures. Your dentist can advise on professional teeth whitening, best done before any dental restoration work. Key takeaways: - Teeth whitening before restorative work can ensure the best chance of uniform color among [...]

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

Don’t Pull Out A Child’s Loose Baby Tooth

Baby teeth usually begin to fall out at age 6; allow the teeth to fall out naturally. Don’t try to pull a loose tooth. With regular dentist trips, any issues will be spotted and discussed. Key takeaways: - You can cause your child pain, bleeding and possibly infection by pulling out a loose tooth. - [...]

By | December 1st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How to Beat Bad Breath

Bad breath is never pleasant, yet there are a number of easy ways to improve your breath. Your dentist can help advise on ways to avoid bad breath which can also help the health of the teeth and gums. Key takeaways: - Twice daily teeth brushing removes the plaque where the bacteria which causes bad [...]

By | November 27th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Might Menopause Affect Jaw Bone Density?

It is a well-known fact that a lack of estrogen can impact bone density in women when they begin to experience menopause. This might also affect bones associated with the teeth. Why should you speak with your dentist if you are concerned? - A lack of bone density can cause teeth to loosen. - Some [...]

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

What To Eat And Drink For Better Oral Health

Good oral health starts at home, which means you should pay close attention to what you eat and drink on a regular basis to ensure your oral health stays on track. Key takeaways: - Fruit, vegetables, and whole grains should be consumed daily. - Plain water should be your drink of choice. Milk is also [...]

By | November 23rd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A Root Canal Can Treat an Abscess

If you are facing an abscess in one or more teeth, there are times when a root canal may be required. What situations will dictate that this method is employed and can it actually save the tooth in question? - A root canal may be needed if the abscess was caused by an infected nerve. [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How Is Jaw Pain Treated?

Persistent jaw pain can be the result of conditions that can have a damaging effect on your teeth and gums. This type of pain and discomfort can be treated in several ways. Key takeaways: - If it's caused by teeth grinding, you may be asked to wear a mouthguard. - Grinding caused by stress can [...]

By | November 14th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Antibiotics Kill the Bacteria Which Protect Our Mouths

The body’s own bacteria have been shown to be effective in killing some oral infections. New research shows antibiotics kill this ‘good bacteria’, preventing their protection of our gums and teeth. Key takeaways: - As with many infections, if certain oral infections are left untreated they will clear away on their own. - Our natural [...]

By | November 3rd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Receded Gums and Gum Disease

When the gums start to draw away from the teeth, it should be taken as a warning sign that something is amiss. Although there may be a simple reason and a simple remedy, receding gums are something that should be treated by a dentist sooner rather than later. In the majority of cases, receding gums [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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