Monthly Archives: August 2019

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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

How much sugar is to much sugar?

Sugars in food and drinks play a major role in the development of tooth decay. Bacteria within the plaque use the sugar as energy and release acid as a waste product, which gradually dissolves the enamel in the teeth. Everyone is at risk of tooth decay, but children and teens are most at risk. Dental [...]

By |Aug 23 2019|general dentist|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

Good dental habits begin early in life and can keep teeth strong and healthy and provide a good start for adult teeth. Here are some simple steps you can take to make sure your child has the best foundation for a healthy, happy smile: It’s not the amount of sugar in food or drink that [...]

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
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