Monthly Archives: November 2018


What is gum disease and how do I know if I have it?

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues surrounding the teeth. Infection leads to a red, swollen and tender area. This area often bleeds when the teeth are brushed or the tender area is touched. How does gum disease come about? Gum disease comes about when large amounts of bacteria branch together to form a [...]

By |Nov 22 2018|general dentist, oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments

The Stages of Dental Implant Treatment

Dental implant surgery is usually performed in the following stages: Damaged tooth/teeth are extracted. Your jawbone is prepared for surgery, a process that may involve bone grafting. After your jawbone heals, Dr Grigolli, our implantologist places the dental implant post in your jawbone. You will go through a healing period that may last several months [...]

By |Nov 16 2018|dental implants|0 Comments

Sugar and your oral health – how to break the habit

Sugar is the single largest cause of dental caries (or tooth decay as it is more commonly known) The facts: Twenty-three percent of 8-year-olds and 40% of 15-year-olds consume sweet snacks or drinks between normal meals three or more times a day10; half (48%) of all adults snack between meals, most commonly on biscuits and [...]

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