Before you throw caution to the wind this Valentine's Day, here’s something you might not know... Tooth decay is contagious!
All over the world this February 14th, people will be celebrating feeling that little bit more amorous. But have you ever paid attention to your mate’s dental hygiene? You might think it’s odd we ask, but perhaps it’s time you did. What a lot of people don’t know is that […]
There can be many reasons why you may not visit your dentist for a longer time than you originally planned or expected.
There can be many reasons why you may not visit your dentist for a longer time than you originally planned or expected. Perhaps you had a bad dental experience and have developed a phobia? It may because you moved home and haven’t had a chance to move practice. Or it […]
Tooth decay is entirely preventable and the best way to avoid it is to brush teeth with a fluoride toothpaste twice a day, for at least two minutes.
Tooth decay is caused by plaque, which dissolves the outer layers of the teeth. It is also known as dental caries. Plaque is a white, soft substance that sticks to teeth; it is made up of the bacteria from decomposing food and saliva. It rarely causes any symptoms until it […]
A healthy diet is incredibly important for the functioning of our whole body, but it is particularly crucial for the health of our teeth.
A healthy diet is incredibly important for the functioning of our whole body, but it is particularly crucial for the health of our teeth. What constitutes healthy diet and how can we ensure that we get the nutrients, vitamins and minerals we need for strong, white, and cavity-free teeth? The […]
Thanks to better at home care and people cleaning & flossing throughout the day, more people are keeping their teeth throughout their lives.
Some diseases and conditions can make dental disease and tooth loss more likely. But most of us have a good deal of control over whether we keep our teeth into old age. The most important thing you can do is to brush and floss your teeth each day. Most mouth […]
Developments in dentistry have made it possible to remove dental stains, replace missing teeth, whiten them and totally recreate a patient's smile.
It used to be that the dentist was only seen when absolutely necessary such as when a gaping cavity made it impossible to eat. Dentists were often associated with pain, but thanks to science, dentistry has evolved from basic care of teeth and gums to cosmetic dentistry. New developments have […]