28 May 2019

What Are the Different Types of Fillings?

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What Are the Different Types of Fillings?

A filling is used to treat and fill a cavity. Did you know that you may have several options in the material used for your filling? And that you should treat your new filling gently? Key takeaways; Silver (amalgam), ceramic, and composite materials are used in fillings. You should be careful after getting a filling […]

22 May 2019

Why You Should Get Braces

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Why You Should Get Braces

Adults are embracing braces now more than ever before. Adults seek orthodontic treatment in an effort to improve their oral health and for aesthetic purposes. Key takeaways: • Most adults prefer wearing removable aligners or invisible braces. Mostly, invisible aligners (like Invisalign) can be worn throughout the day and you can remove them whenever you […]

14 May 2019

How Can a Dentist Help With Acid Reflux Disease?

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How Can a Dentist Help With Acid Reflux Disease?

If you suffer from acid reflux, it is important to see a dentist as your teeth are at risk of being damaged. This is because stomach acids are pushed up into the esophagus and the stomach, damaging tooth enamel and gums. Key takeaways: Sensitive teeth is an early sign of enamel erosion. Translucent teeth might […]

6 May 2019

Oral Health and Pancreatic Cancer

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Oral Health and Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most difficult forms to detect and thus, many patients are provided with only limited treatment options. However, oral health might be a reliable indicator of one’s personal risk. Let’s look at some facts about pancreatic cancer. It is the 12th-most common type of cancer in many parts of the […]

30 Apr 2019

Making Flossing Part Of Your Oral Care Routine

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Making Flossing Part Of Your Oral Care Routine

Flossing and brushing your teeth are essential steps in everyone’s oral care routine, but flossing tends to get overlooked more often than brushing. Here’s how to avoid that. Key takeaways: Choose something that’s already part of your routine and use it as a trigger for flossing. Keep floss handy so you won’t have an excuse […]

25 Apr 2019

Bust Dental Myths and Know the Facts

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Bust Dental Myths and Know the Facts

Looking after your dental health is important and knowing the facts helps maintain the health of teeth and gums. Consulting with your dentist will help debunk some of the popular myths surrounding dental health. Facts you need to know: A child’s cavities need treating, as any problems with baby teeth can affect adult teeth when […]

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/