Children’s Dental Health: Avoiding Christmas Cavities

15 November 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Christmas is a time when you can kick back, spend time with your family and enjoy a special treat or two. It is also a time when you may want to give your kids something nice such as chocolate or sweets. However, while this is a nice idea, these surgery treats could lead to the development of cavities and other dental problems. Below is a guide to the steps you can take to reduce the chance that your children will develop cavities as a result of their Christmas celebrations. Read More 

Answering Some Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Bridges

15 November 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental bridges are a good choice for anyone who has lost a tooth or teeth, but who doesn't need actual dentures. A bridge is a permanent implant or appliance of one or more teeth, which is cemented into the mouth and not meant to be removed. While a bridge may replace teeth you've lost, it may also be recommended that you have rotted or damaged teeth removed in order to have a bridge replace them. Read More 

Smile Bright: How to Make Braces Easier for Your Teen

20 October 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

The end result is fantastic — but sometimes, for a self-conscious teenager, wearing braces can feel like a lose-lose situation. Either they don't get braces at all and keep their crooked teeth, or they do get them and have to live with the metal brackets on their teeth for as long as two years. That's a long commitment for anybody, especially a teenager. However, it doesn't have to be as bad as all that. Read More 

Is It Possible to Reduce the Length of Dental Crowns?

25 September 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Porcelain dental crowns can transform an otherwise unspectacular smile into one that captures the attention of anyone in the vicinity. The lifespan of damaged or worn teeth can be extended by capping them with porcelain crowns. However, some patients are not always completely comfortable with how their dental crowns look--at least at first. They may appear too long or bulky when compared to the other natural teeth. In some cases, they may also differ in shape from the other teeth. Read More 

Oral Thrush: Everything You Need to Know

21 August 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Oral thrush occurs when a yeast called candida builds up in the mouth. This fungus is present in a lot of people's mouths and will not normally cause any problems. However, if the balance of bacteria in your mouth changes, candida can multiply in your mouth and take over. When this occurs, the condition is typically known as oral thrush. Below is a guide to the risk factors, the symptoms of the condition, the treatments which are available for people suffering from oral thrush and the steps you can take to prevent oral thrush. Read More