12 Jan 2019

Symptoms and Causes of Tongue Discoloration

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Symptoms and Causes of Tongue Discoloration

Is your tongue discoloured?It happens when papillae (the structures that give the tongue its texture) become discoloured. Here are the causes and remedies for tongue discolouration. Causes of discolouration: -Fever, dehydration -Scarlet fever, leukoplakia, and other medical conditions, -Tobacco use and poor oral hygiene. See your doctor and dentist to have your tongue and teeth […]

10 Jan 2019

Glendower School Visit

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Glendower School Visit

We visited Glendower Preparatory School’s Year 2 class to help teach them the finer points of tooth care. Here are some photos from our visit.

9 Jan 2019

Getting Invisalign or Braces When You Have Veneers

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Getting Invisalign or Braces When You Have Veneers

If you have beautiful porcelain veneers attached to your teeth, you may wonder if it’s still possible to have orthodontic work to straighten your smile or resolve any gaps: – The best option is Invisalign, which involves removable aligners to straighten your teeth. – Traditional braces can be used as long as the brackets are […]

5 Jan 2019

The Advantages of a Brighter Smile in Your Relationships

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The Advantages of a Brighter Smile in Your Relationships

When your teeth are free of stains – and look bright white – you can gain confidence which can impact your everyday relationships. Professional teeth whitening can brighten your smile and boost your confidence. Key takeaways: -Teeth whitening can help you make a lasting first impression, on a personal and professional level. -With confidence in […]

29 Dec 2018

Selecting the Right Dentist to Look After the Whole Family

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Selecting the Right Dentist to Look After the Whole Family

Finding the right dentist who can look after both adult and children’s teeth is important for families. Having just one dental practice to attend for all the family is more convenient. Key takeaways: Find a dental practice that will accept your insurance, and if you are not insured accepts payment plans. You will want a […]

26 Dec 2018

Things You Can Do To Help You Child Through Teething

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Things You Can Do To Help You Child Through Teething

Most babies start teething when they are 6 months old. This process often brings discomfort and pain, but there are ways of keeping these symptoms under control. Key takeaways: A gentle gum massage in the area where teeth are coming in can help temporarily reduce the symptoms. Cold or frozen objects like toys or wash […]

25 Dec 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Crooked Teeth

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Crooked Teeth

Getting your teeth straightened isn’t just for vanity, it can actually improve both your dental and overall health: – A misaligned bite and overlapping teeth can result in cracked or worn-down teeth. – Straighter teeth are easier to clean, minimising cavities and conditions such as gum disease which is associated with developing heart disease. – […]

15 Dec 2018

Tips For Speedy Root Canal Recovery

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Tips For Speedy Root Canal Recovery

The aim of a root canal procedure is to preserve your natural teeth and avoid having any extracted. You can aid your root canal recovery by: – Avoiding crunchy, hard or sticky foods after your root canal treatment. – Using a soft-bristled toothbrush to keep your teeth extremely clean to reduce the risk of an […]

13 Dec 2018

Bad Oral Health Can Affect the Body

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Bad Oral Health Can Affect the Body

The oral cavity is packed with bacteria which are necessary but not all bacteria are good for us. Over time, bacteria builds up and can cause infections. Regular check-ups and cleaning at the dentist are necessary to keep bacteria under control and spot possible problems with the teeth and gums. Without good oral health there […]

6 Dec 2018

The Relationship Between Mental Health and Childhood Bruxism

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The Relationship Between Mental Health and Childhood Bruxism

Stress plays an important role in oral health, particularly children who grind their teeth. A morning headache is often the first symptom. Speak with your dentist to find answers to this problem, and explore ways to help decrease your child’s stress. Key takeaways: – Children who are tense are more likely to grind their teeth. […]