Yearly Archives: 2019

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Dental Crowns Explained

A crown, sometimes known as a dental cap, is a type of dental restoration which completely caps or encircles a tooth or dental implant. Crowns are often needed when a large cavity threatens the ongoing health of a tooth. They are typically bonded to the tooth using a dental cement.  If you want a smile [...]

By |Sep 30 2019|dental implants|0 Comments

Lingual Braces Explained

Lingual braces have the same components as conventional braces, but they’re fixed to the back of your teeth, on the tongue — or lingual — side of the teeth. Because they’re behind your teeth, they are almost invisible. As well as that they; Effectively correct most bite problems. Can be customized to increase your comfort [...]

By |Aug 29 2019|Orthodontics|0 Comments

What are fissure sealants and how do they work?

Think of fissure sealants as raincoats for your teeth. When the cavity-causing bacteria that live in everyone’s mouth meet leftover food, they produce acids that can create holes (cavities) in teeth. After sealants have been applied, they keep those bits of food out and stop bacteria and acid from settling on your teeth—just like a [...]

By |Aug 16 2019|general dentist, oral health|0 Comments

How to look after your child’s teeth from day 1

Toothbrushes; which one is right for me and why? Manufacturers are producing a greater variety of toothbrushes incorporating different designs for handles, heads and bristles. Currently, dental professionals recommend the following: for children, a small toothbrush head, approximately 20 mm X 10 mm; for adults, a slightly larger toothbrush head, approximately 22-28 mm X 10-13 [...]

By |Aug 9 2019|oral health|0 Comments

Interdental Brushes – What they are and why you should use them.

An interdental brush is a small brush specially designed to clean between your teeth, where a regular toothbrush does not reach. In fact, a toothbrush can only reach 60% of your tooth surfaces. Dental plaque builds up between your teeth where a toothbrush does not reach. It is a good idea to use an interdental [...]

By |Aug 5 2019|Oral hygiene|0 Comments

DIY Dental Treatments – Why it’s better to avoid these and choose a General Dentist

Before you take your dental health into your own hands based on the promises and ease of any DIY treatments, it’s critical to talk to the expert – your registered general dentist. The benefits of a clinic visit: People may seek DIY services for dental treatments like teeth straightening because they feel they can’t fit [...]

By |Jul 26 2019|general dentist, oral health|0 Comments

How a custom-fitted mouth guard and gum shields work and why you need them

If you play a contact sport, you risk injuring your teeth. Many sports hold a risk of contact and therefore serious dental injury. The good news is that it can be avoided. Custom-fitted mouthguards can protect you from some serious sporting injuries, such as broken jaws, fractured, cracked or knocked-out teeth, cut lips and tongues. You [...]

By |Jul 15 2019|general dentist, oral health, sportsguard|0 Comments

I don’t want traditional metal braces – do I have other options ?

Thanks to advances in technology, your orthodontic treatment options may include ceramic (tooth-coloured) braces, lingual braces (which are placed behind the teeth) or Invisalign clear aligners. Today’s standard metal braces are much smaller and sleeker than those of even a generation ago. Ceramic Braces- work in the same way as traditional braces, but the brackets [...]

By |Jul 5 2019|Orthodontics|0 Comments

Our Top Travel Tips For Your Dental Health

Make Time for a Checkup- If you can, schedule your next regular visit before your holidays. Have a thorough exam so that your dentist can spot any problems before they happen. You’ll have peace of mind, and your dentist will have the most up-to-date information on your teeth, including x-rays. In case of an overseas emergency- If you [...]

By |Jun 21 2019|oral health|0 Comments

Our top tips for healthy summer smiles

Summer sun brings summer fun. While the warmer months are perfect for spending time with friends and family, summer holidays can also throw off your regular dental care routine. Here are our top tips to prevent summertime tooth decay: Keep up your routine- resist the temptation to skip brushing after a late barbecue. If you [...]

By |Jun 14 2019|general dentist, oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments
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