Monthly Archives: May 2019

What are lingual braces and are they the right choice for me?

Lingual braces are a method of orthodontic treatment where the brackets, wires and elastic bands used to realign your teeth are all mounted behind them (tongue side). Due to this reverse positioning, they're sometimes called "inside" braces. In comparison, the kind of braces you're probably most familiar with can be thought of as "outside" appliances, [...]

By |May 31 2019|Orthodontics|0 Comments

Four Step Flossing Guide

You should floss your teeth at least once a day but not everyone knows the correct steps to do so.  Use this four step guide to get the best results and help maintain a healthy smile. Break off approximately 18 inches of floss and wind most of it around one of your middle fingers. Wind [...]

By |May 24 2019|general dentist, oral health|0 Comments

Take care of your oral health and it will take care of you

Taking good care of your mouth, teeth and gums is a worthy goal for more than the obvious reasons. As well as helping to prevent bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease, a healthy mouth may also help you to ward off medical disorders whilst an unhealthy mouth, especially if you have gum disease, may [...]

By |May 17 2019|oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments

Tooth Decay and how to prevent it

There are several things you can do to prevent tooth decay Brush and floss daily- By brushing and flossing twice a day, you are helping to remove the build-up of plaque (the invisible, sticky film over your teeth) which contains the bacteria that attacks your tooth enamel and causes cavities. Brushing alone is not enough [...]

By |May 13 2019|oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments

A Guide to Scale and Polish Appointments

Teeth are not always perfectly shaped so, whilst cleaning them, you do not always manage to reach into every nook and cranny. There always seems to be one spot that you overlook or that your brush just can’t quite get into. This spot is precisely where the bacteria that attacks your teeth can gather. Throughout [...]

By |May 3 2019|general dentist, oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments
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