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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

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 [...]

Gum Disease Explained: Prevention & Treatment

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss. Because gum disease (also know was periodontal disease) is usually painless, you may not know you have it. It is caused by plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on [...]

By |Oct 15 2018|general dentist, oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments

Children’s oral health: 5 Ways to Make Brushing Fun for Kids

Your children’s oral health and brushing habits can have a huge impact on their long-term dental health We know that helping your child get into the habit of brushing twice a day for two minutes is not an easy task so we have developed our 5 top tips to make brushing fun for your little [...]

The importance of regular scale and polish appointments

When is the last time you booked in for a scale and polish? It is difficult to clean your teeth thoroughly because you will not be able to reach every nook and cranny.  Generally, there is always that one spot that you overlook because you can’t get your brush into the right angle to clean [...]

By |Sep 10 2018|oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments

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By |Nov 29 2017|general dentist, oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments
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