7 Apr 2020

Dental Treatments To Save Your Teeth From Extraction

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Dental Treatments To Save Your Teeth From Extraction

If your teeth have been severely damaged through injury, infection, or large cavities, you may have a few ways of avoiding an extraction. Key takeaways: Root canal therapy is effective at restoring damaged tooth tissue. Inner dental tissue can also be treated with ozone gas therapy. A third alternative is a treatment with calcium hydroxide. […]

2 Apr 2020

The Critical Importance of Mouthwash

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The Critical Importance of Mouthwash

All of us are aware that brushing and flossing our teeth is the best way to avoid a trip to the dentist. However, the daily use of mouthwash is just as important. What are some of the benefits that this elixir has to offer the average user? Let’s look at three critical takeaway points: Mouthwash […]

31 Mar 2020

Dentists Alarmed Over DIY Braces

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Dentists Alarmed Over DIY Braces

You’ve seen them advertised — the DIY braces that can promise low prices and fast results, and are available online. These braces have been shown to often result in permanent damage to the wearer’s teeth, gums and jaw. The Oral Health Foundation and its British Orthodontic Society have set up Safe Brace, a website providing […]

29 Mar 2020
26 Mar 2020

Symptoms And Treatment Of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Third molars that don’t fully erupt through the gumline are called impacted or partially erupted wisdom teeth. These are symptoms: Pain or swelling that don’t go away. Jaw pain and / or stiffness. Bleeding gums. Treatment involves having the wisdom tooth extracted so it doesn’t cause infection or teeth shifting further down the line. Extractions […]

22 Mar 2020
18 Mar 2020

Why You Need to Wear Your Dental Retainer

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Why You Need to Wear Your Dental Retainer

Once your orthodontic work is over and your braces are removed, it’s important to wear the retainer provided by the dentist: – Failing to wear your retainer means your teeth could shift back to their original positions over time meaning you would need more orthodontic work to fix them again. – The retainer is custom-made […]

12 Mar 2020

How Genetics Could Impact Your Oral health

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How Genetics Could Impact Your Oral health

Could genes impact the overall health of your teeth and gums? Might family history dictate that you require more trips to the dentist?  Some studies seem to indicate that genetics may have a noticeable impact. These variables may play a particularly pivotal role: If your family has a history of gum disease. Some genes may […]

10 Mar 2020

Coronavirus

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Coronavirus

Image by iXimus from Pixabay The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS had put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service […]

3 Mar 2020

Why Orthodontics Can Help Alleviate Jaw Pain

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Why Orthodontics Can Help Alleviate Jaw Pain

Although braces can normally be used to correct superficial issues with the alignment of your teeth, there are times when more in-depth treatments may be needed. These are commonly referred to as surgical orthodontics.  With this surgery, the upper and lower jaws can realigned, which has these benefits: Eliminate jaw pain, headaches, and other pain […]