How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy, Beyond Just Brushing and Flossing!

3 August 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Regular brushing and flossing are very important for keeping your teeth and gums healthy and strong, and to avoid cavities, gum disease, and even the risk of tooth loss. However, brushing and flossing are not the only things you should be doing to ensure your teeth are healthy! While your dentist can give you personalised advice for keeping your teeth strong and for resisting cavities and other such damage, note a few tips that many people often overlook when it comes to proper oral hygiene and care. Read More 

Why Should Full Contact Sport Players Choose Invisalign Braces Over Traditional Metal Braces?

8 May 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Teenagers tend to be the most common users of orthotic devices to correct the alignment of their teeth. Of course, it's also while you're a teenager that you will most enjoy playing sports, including full contact sports. If this is the case, there are several problems that can be posed by wearing traditional fixed metal braces. However, that doesn't mean that you have to choose between taking part in those sports and having nice straight teeth for the rest of your life. Read More 

Three Reasons to Have a Missing Tooth Replaced

8 May 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you've had a tooth extracted or knocked out, you will need to decide whether or not to have the missing tooth replaced by a restorative dental device (such as a denture or a dental implant) or to simply leave the socket empty. Generally speaking, it is better to opt for the former. Read on to learn more about why you should consider replacing your missing tooth. For cosmetic purposes Read More 

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Tartar Build-Up a Serious Problem

4 May 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When the bacteria in plaque meets the minerals in your saliva, dental calculus, more commonly referred to as tartar, can develop. This is something you can prevent from happening by brushing regularly and thoroughly; once tartar has been allowed to develop, it can only be removed by a dentist or oral hygienist since tartar build-up bonds very strongly to the surface of tooth enamel. Tartar is sometimes visible as a yellow or brown film, which is particularly noticeable in the most confined gaps between your teeth. Read More 

How Can You Prevent the Development of Tartar?

4 May 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Everyone knows that having plaque on their teeth is bad, but what is even worse is when that plaque is allowed to form into dental calculus. More commonly known as tartar, dental calculus refers to a build-up of plaque that hardens against the teeth. This occurs when the minerals in your saliva combine with the bacteria in plaque. The result is a rough surface that can significantly impact your dental health. Read More