4 MORE possible reasons behind your bleeding gums

March 25th, 2016

Last week I explained a few potential reasons behind why your gums are bleeding. This week, I’m going to share four more with you! Occasional oral bleeding can occur through harmless means, such as rough foods scratching your gums, but if blood regularly shows up in the sink then a more serious situation may be […]

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4 possible reasons for why your gums are bleeding

March 16th, 2016

Noticing that your gums bleed when you brush or floss can be alarming, and it shouldn’t be ignored. So what are the causes? There are many different reasons behind why gums may bleed during brushing, some are temporary and some are of more concern. So here are four reasons your gums might be bleeding, and […]

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Scared of injections? We’ve got the magic alternative for you…

March 11th, 2016

One of the most common forms of dental phobia (or the technical name, odontophobia) is a fear of needles or injections. Obviously this type of phobia can make treatment very difficult as most procedures rely on anaesthetic injections to numb the patient.   If the patient is not comfortable receiving injections, then often the necessary […]

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Botox vs. fillers: What’s the difference?

March 3rd, 2016

When it comes to the fight against lines, there are seemingly endless options for giving your complexion a youthful boost. We’ve all heard of Botox thanks to the swathes of celebrities who use it, but what about fillers – the other option for smoother skin? If you’re not sure on what the differences are, or […]

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Why do I have bad breath? Here are 7 possible reasons.

February 25th, 2016

When it comes to bad breath (or technically halitosis), it can be an embarrassing topic to discuss. If you’re the one with bad breath, you don’t want to bring it up. If you’re around someone with bad breath, it can be awkward to bring it up. Sometimes people don’t even realise that a dentist can […]

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This will make your teeth fall out. Don’t do it.

February 18th, 2016

There are lots of ‘do it yourself’ projects out there which you can complete successfully with just a little time and effort. However, teeth straightening is not one of them. There’s a common misconception that braces are simple — you push on the tooth and it moves to where you want it, right? Wrong. Dentistry […]

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The top 5 things about Botox you thought were true…

February 5th, 2016

Botox is one of the most popular facial rejuvenation treatments out there, however there are still a few misconceptions surrounding it… Only you and your medical practitioner know if Botox is right for you, but before you decide to go down that route we’re here to debunk some of the myths out there! The fiction: […]

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6 myths about children’s teeth – debunked!

January 22nd, 2016

We all like to think we know how to look after our children’s teeth, but shocking figures showing that a third of children start school with visible tooth decay reveal we may not be as knowledgeable as we’d like to think. According to figures recently published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre, tooth decay is […]

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Want to whiten your teeth? Here are 5 things you need to know.

January 15th, 2016

Typically, the beginning of a New Year is when people start to think about bettering themselves and how they want to change. While some of the more popular options include hitting the gym or undergoing a makeover, another simple yet effective transformation is teeth whitening. So if you’re interested in brightening up your smile, take […]

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It’s never too late to fix a crooked smile. Here’s why…

January 15th, 2016

Catching yourself in the mirror and focusing on misaligned teeth can really eat away at your self-esteem. Combine that with a fear of the dentist’s office and your smile can easily get neglected… In fact, a new survey by teeth straightening experts at Align Technology found that one in five adults feel they get judged […]

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