18 Jan 2018

Regular dental checkups can prevent cavities under your fillings

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Regular dental checkups can prevent cavities under your fillings

Cavities can form beneath existing fillings and if left untreated, this can result in severe decay and the need for a root canal filling. Key takeaways: – Cavities form beneath fillings when the filling is cracked or damaged, for instance, by teeth grinding at night. – Your dentist can spot any damage and ensure the […]

13 Jan 2018

Why is it Important to Care for Your Tooth Enamel?

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Why is it Important to Care for Your Tooth Enamel?

The enamel surrounding our teeth does not replenish itself, so protecting this substance is critical if you hope to avoid excess trips to the dentist. Let’s take a quick look at three expert tips which can help to establish healthy lifestyle habits. – Be sure to brush your teeth two times every day; preferably after […]

10 Jan 2018

Will Asthma Sufferers Experience Oral Health Issues?

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Will Asthma Sufferers Experience Oral Health Issues?

Scientists have found that those who have been diagnosed with asthma are more likely to suffer from a serious form of gums disease called periodontal disease. Periodontal disease can cause you to lose your teeth if it is not treated by a dentist. Key takeaways: – The use of an inhaler can damage teeth and […]

8 Jan 2018

About Dry Mouth

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About Dry Mouth

A lack of saliva, which is necessary for healthy teeth and gums, can cause what is known as “dry mouth.” This is an uncomfortable condition, and in many cases is caused by dehydration. Increasing the intake of water can easily resolve that problem, but you should be aware that certain medications can also cause dry […]

3 Jan 2018

Closing the gap in my smile: what are my options?

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Closing the gap in my smile: what are my options?

If you want to fix the gap in your smile there are several options available. Key takeaways: – For small gaps, dental bonding may be the most suitable option to disguise it; for larger gaps, porcelain veneers or braces may be more suitable. – If the gap is due to missing teeth you may want […]

30 Dec 2017

Why do you have jaw pain?

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Why do you have jaw pain?

Pain in your jaw can put your life on hold. Jaw pain is associated with bleeding gums, pus, headaches, bad odour and sensitivity. Here’s more about jaw pain. Key takeaways: – Jaw pain can be caused by mouth injuries, cavities, dental implants, teeth grinding and using the mouth to open bottles and chew pens. – […]

22 Dec 2017

Is it possible to inherit crooked and over-crowded teeth?

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Is it possible to inherit crooked and over-crowded teeth?

People with crooked and over-crowded teeth usually wonder if the problem is hereditary. Yes, we inherit the shape and size of our jaws and teeth from our parents. Key takeaways: – Although we all have our unique smiles, we inherit a lot of dental features from our parents. – We don’t inherit poor oral health, […]

15 Nov 2017

Halloween Party Success

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Halloween Party Success

It was lovely to see all our friends who joined us for the spooky Halloween Party at Moira Wong Orthodontics. Our guests enjoyed the experience of getting up close and personal with some really scary creatures including a Bat, Snake, Spider, Toad and Crocodile. Video highlights from our Halloween Party at Moira Wong Orthodontics   […]

10 Nov 2017

Moira Wong Orthodontics is delighted to welcome Krina Panchal as a service for TMD, headaches, migraines and chronic pain

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Moira Wong Orthodontics is delighted to welcome Krina Panchal as a service for TMD, headaches, migraines and chronic pain

Moira Wong Orthodontics is delighted to welcome Krina Panchal as a service for TMD, headaches, migraines and chronic pain… Krina Panchal is a Head and Neck Physiotherapist with a special interest in TMD, headaches, migraines and chronic pain. She has undergone studies and experience at several prestigious institutions such as The Center for Oral, Facial […]

7 Nov 2017

Crooked teeth and other problems to watch for

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Crooked teeth and other problems to watch for

There are many different types of problems that can occur with the teeth. These problems can occur to anyone at any age, so it is always recommended to attend regular dental appointments to have problems corrected early on so any issues do not persist and cause more damage to the teeth or gums.