16 Apr 2019

The Hidden Dangers of Gum Disease

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The Hidden Dangers of Gum Disease

Bacteria from gum disease has been linked with multiple serious medical conditions. Scientists believe that the bacteria travels in the bloodstream to other parts of the body, causing damaging inflammation and plaque. Key takeaways: – Untreated gum disease can lead to tooth loss and the more teeth lost. – The same bacteria found in dental […]

15 Apr 2019

Moira Wong Orthodontics – Supporting Oral Health in Under 5’s

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Moira Wong Orthodontics – Supporting Oral Health in Under 5’s

Moira Wong Orthodontics proudly supports the National Day Nurseries Association campaign to support oral health in under 5’s. Dr. Wong loves educating the children in a fun and informative way. In this campaign, we demonstrate the proper ways of taking care of our teeth, in which the children can participate. If you would love for […]

10 Apr 2019

Mouthguards and Dental Braces

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Mouthguards and Dental Braces

Wearing a mouthguard to protect the teeth during sporting activity is always a good idea and even more so if you wear dental braces. An accidental collision, fall or blow to the face can lead to damaged braces or bridge work and necessitate an unwanted and expensive visit to the dentist. If you have orthodontic […]

5 Apr 2019

Orthodontic category of the Aesthetic Dental Awards 2019

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Orthodontic category of the Aesthetic Dental Awards 2019

What an amazing night! On Friday 22nd March, Dr Moira Wong was delighted to present the prizes won in the Orthodontic category of the Aesthetic Dental Awards 2019! You can find more information about the awards and all the winners here: http://www.aestheticdentistryawards.com/

5 Apr 2019

Why Early Orthodontics Could Help Your Child’s Dental Care

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Why Early Orthodontics Could Help Your Child’s Dental Care

A child’s permanent teeth start to come through at age 6 or 7, and at this point potential dental issues can be noted. This is a good time for your child to be assessed for early orthodontic treatment. Key takeaways: As the teeth and jaw are still developing, it can be a good time to […]

2 Apr 2019

W11 Opera for Young People restages SHADOWTRACKS

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W11 Opera for Young People restages SHADOWTRACKS

We were delighted to support the children of W11 Opera and we would like to congratulate them on their wonderful performances. W11 Opera commissions an opera each year with a cast of 70-80 young people aged 9-18.  At the core of W11 Opera are the values of excellence and inclusion.  The most significant achievement of […]

26 Mar 2019

Worst Food for Teeth

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Worst Food for Teeth

Your dentist will tell you that certain foods like snacks and fizzy drinks are just naturally bad for teeth but there are others that can also be damaging unless carefully monitored. Some food and drink to be wary of include: • Bread. Saliva converts the starch in bread to a sugary paste and this can […]

22 Mar 2019

What Are Dental X-rays Used For?

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What Are Dental X-rays Used For?

Dental X-rays can identify a number of oral problems: – X-rays can be used to provide the dentist with a quick summary of a new patient’s dental health as well as track the development of children’s teeth. – Problems such as cavities in between teeth and problems down in the jawbone can easily be identified […]

11 Mar 2019

Did You Know Vaping Can Result in Tooth Loss?

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Did You Know Vaping Can Result in Tooth Loss?

Vaping is considered a healthier alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, however it can actually damage your teeth: – Some of the ingredients in the e-liquid increase bacterial adhesion to the tooth’s surface as well as weakening the enamel, resulting in cavities. – E-cigarettes still contain nicotine, which is harmful to gum tissue; subsequent gum disease […]

6 Mar 2019

Why Oral Care Remains Important During Pregnancy

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Why Oral Care Remains Important During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a time when you may not think about booking your next dentist appointment. Yet research suggests having good oral health can be important for both parent and baby. Key takeaways: Treatment for dental issues such as gum disease and tooth decay, are safe to receive when pregnant. Research has linked gum disease […]