17 Oct 2019

Link Between TMJ Problems and Migraine

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Link Between TMJ Problems and Migraine

It may seem improbable but there can be a direct link between problems with the jaw joint — also called the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) — and migraine headaches. This is because the TMJ can be put under severe pressure from everyday tasks like chewing and speaking and this can result in tension spreading to the […]

9 Oct 2019

Sleep Apnoea: An Option Besides CPAP?

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Sleep Apnoea: An Option Besides CPAP?

An oral appliance is a device worn inside the mouth (like a retainer) that prevents the airway from collapsing. For people with mild to moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, it is uniquely made to be as effective as the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) device. Key takeaway: The oral device is custom made to fit your […]

9 Oct 2019

Moira Wong visits Fulham Pre-Prep School

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Moira Wong visits Fulham Pre-Prep School

On Friday 4th October she visited Fulham Pre-Prep School. Moira Wong Orthodontics provides this community service to reach out to youngsters to help them make the right decisions to choose healthy snacks that will in turn prevent tooth decay. The photo here is from the Fulham School visit. A quick message for parents: Every night, […]

9 Oct 2019

Moira Wong loves giving talks at schools!

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Moira Wong loves giving talks at schools!

On Friday 20th September she visited Glendower school, on Friday 27th September she visited Miss Daisy’s nursery in Chelsea, and on Friday 4th October she visited Fulham Pre-Prep School.     Moira Wong Orthodontics provides this community service to reach out to youngsters to help them make the right decisions to choose healthy snacks that […]

1 Oct 2019

Are You Ready for the Tooth Fairy?

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Are You Ready for the Tooth Fairy?

The tooth fairy is a harmless tradition that can be used to encourage good oral hygiene and make a childhood rite of passage more fun: – Children tend to start losing their baby teeth aged 5-7. – When a tooth is lost, the tooth fairy leaves a small treat or payment; the healthier the tooth, […]

26 Sep 2019

How to Treat Bad Breath With a Tongue Scraper

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How to Treat Bad Breath With a Tongue Scraper

While it is always a good idea to consult with a dentist if you suffer from bad breath, you might be surprised to learn that cleaning your tongue will have a massive impact. Why is this the case? A dirty tongue represents a breeding ground for bacteria. These bacteria can lead to odours within the […]

16 Sep 2019

Teenage Dental Issues

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Teenage Dental Issues

Adolescence can be problematic as the body undergoes many physical changes. Worries about personal appearance are normal teenage concerns but maintaining a good dental health regimen during this time is often overlooked.  This is a basic error as adolescence is when the teeth, gums and mouth require even more attention from the dentist. As the […]

12 Sep 2019

Most Common Bad Oral Hygiene Habits

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Most Common Bad Oral Hygiene Habits

Some of us have a handful of bad oral habits that can cause serious issues in the future. However, the first step is realising that they exist. What are a handful of common practices which should be avoided at all costs? Biting nails can cause your teeth to chip. Brushing too hard may wear away […]

3 Sep 2019

How to Prevent Sensitive Teeth

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How to Prevent Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth are a common dental problem that can be prevented in the following ways: –  Avoid brushing your teeth too hard and only use a soft-bristled toothbrush as aggressive brushing wears away the protective enamel layer. –  Avoid drinking acidic beverages and seek treatment for teeth grinding as both of these erode the enamel. […]

20 Aug 2019

What Happens When My Braced Come Off?

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What Happens When My Braced Come Off?

Many adults get braces to improve their smile — and they love the results. Here’s all you need to know about when they come off: – Your orthodontist will take an impression of your teeth so that a retainer can be made – You will need to wear your retainer regularly based on your orthodontist’s […]