Would You Like A Sparkling Smile For The Summer?

July 11th, 2016

Teeth whitening is the simplest and most cost-effective way to improve your smile. This is provided it’s carried out by a qualified and trained dental professional. You may have seen stories in the press recently of people who have visited beauty salons for teeth whitening and have ended up with permanently damaged teeth. You wouldn’t […]

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8 Tips To Ease Dental Fear

July 6th, 2016

If you are anxious about seeing the dentist here are 8 tips to ease the fear: Find an understanding dentist. Ask friends and family if they can recommend one or look for someone who advertises themselves as an expert with anxious people. Once you’ve found someone you think may be suitable, visit the practice to […]

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Are Your Teeth Wearing Away While You Sleep?

June 21st, 2016

Bruxism is a habit that affects around 8-10% of the population. It is broadly characterised by grinding of the teeth and clenching of the jaw that can cause tooth wear and breakage, disorders of the jaw (pain and limited movement) and headaches. Bruxism occurs in both children and adults but is most common in 25-44 […]

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Should You Visit The Dentist If You Suffer From Headaches?

June 13th, 2016

If you have a headache or migraine, quite often the first port of call is the medicine cabinet for pain relief or a visit to the doctor. However, if it occurs regularly, you might consider seeing a dentist as the cause might be lying inside your mouth. Most dental headaches are classified as “tension” headaches, […]

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Are Dental Implants Better Than Dentures?

June 9th, 2016

Losing teeth can be very upsetting and raise many concerns such as difficulty in eating, social effects, impact on confidence. The good news is that in todays modern world and with the fantastic advances in dentistry, you have many options available. Dental implants, bridges and dentures are the most common options available. In the past, […]

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When Should Children First Visit The Dentist?

May 26th, 2016

Parents often ask, when is the right time to do my child’s first visit to the dentist? The answer? As soon as baby teeth have started to come through. Yes, you have read it right. Many parents sometimes compromise their children’s first visit because they thought that it’s too early for them or they don’t think […]

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Sensitive teeth? They could be trying to tell you something…

May 19th, 2016

Many people suffer from toothache caused by sensitivity, but for many this could be a warning sign of something more serious… If you experience sharp and sudden pain when eating certain foods or exposing your teeth to extreme changes in temperature, then you almost certainly have a sensitivity problem. This pain is caused when the dentin […]

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Did you know your dentist can provide Botox?

May 12th, 2016

In the past, you might have gone to a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist for Botox injections. Getting Botox was a lot less common, and fewer professionals carried out the procedure, making it very expensive. Today, dentists and nurses, with proper training, can carry out the procedure as well. Botox is used to smooth out […]

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When will my wisdom teeth come through?

May 5th, 2016

There is no exact answer to the question, “When will my wisdom teeth come through?” But as a vague rule most people tend to get their wisdom teeth between the ages of 17 and 25. Also known as ‘third molars’, wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come through and come in much later than […]

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Discoloured Teeth: The Causes

April 28th, 2016

In today’s image-conscious society, the dull, stained effects of tooth discolouration represent a common dental complaint. So what causes it? And can it be treated? There are many circumstances that can cause discoloured teeth. Most of the time, the stains are “extrinsic”, which means it only affects the tooth enamel. Extrinsic discolouration is staining caused […]

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