23 Jul 2019

Understanding TMJ or Jaw Disorder

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Understanding TMJ or Jaw Disorder

Jaw pain can be a sign of teeth problems or a more serious medical condition such as arthritis. The temporomandibular joints (TMJ) hold your lower jaw and skull together. TMJ disorders are the most common causes of jaw pain. Key takeaways: TMJ disorders are usually caused by trauma, arthritis, infections and some dental treatments. TMJ […]

17 Jul 2019

A Dentist’s Role in Diagnosing Sleep Apnoea

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A Dentist’s Role in Diagnosing Sleep Apnoea

Sleep apnoea is a medical condition in which the airway closes intermittently during sleep. The resultant loss of oxygen from these short breathing pauses mean the sufferer has a disturbed night’s rest and often complains of fatigue, lethargy, poor concentration and diminished energy levels as a result.  Persistent snoring is the main symptom of sleep […]

11 Jul 2019

Proper Dental Care During Pregnancy

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Proper Dental Care During Pregnancy

Poor dental health can cause pre-term birth and underweight babies. Changes in hormones during pregnancy will ultimately affect your teeth. Therefore, properly clean your teeth and see the dentist regularly during pregnancy. Key takeaways: •Hormone levels during pregnancy put you at risk of getting or worsening your dental problems. •Increased blood flow to your gums […]

9 Jul 2019

MWO JUNE 2019 DR KORAY FERAN

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MWO JUNE 2019 DR KORAY FERAN

From Moira Wong on Vimeo. It was great to catch up with Dr Koray Feran at our summer party. Here are some discussions we had with Dr Feran on the day.

2 Jul 2019

Five Tips to Keep Your Baby’s Teeth Clean and Healthy

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Five Tips to Keep Your Baby’s Teeth Clean and Healthy

It is important to look after your baby’s oral health, even before the first teeth emerge. Baby teeth can start to come through from the age of 6 months. Key takeaways: It can be difficult to notice when baby teeth first start to emerge and wipe the gums clean in anticipation. Use a suitable toothbrush […]

26 Jun 2019

How To Deal With Dental Emergencies

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How To Deal With Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies often appear without warning and may catch you unprepared, but there are steps you can take to minimise the damage until you see a dentist. Key takeaways: Keep bleeding under control by putting pressure on the wound with a gauze or compress. Chipped or lost fillings can be replaced with temporary fillings sold […]

19 Jun 2019

How To Prevent Bad Breath

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How To Prevent Bad Breath

There are several home remedies for bad breath. Regular dental checkups and proper oral hygiene are effective ways of preventing halitosis. Home remedies are guaranteed to eliminate halitosis. Key takeaways: •Brush and floss at least twice daily to remove food particles trapped in between your teeth. •Clean your tongue regularly and hydrate often to prevent […]

16 Jun 2019
11 Jun 2019

All You Need to Know About A Cracked Tooth

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All You Need to Know About A Cracked Tooth

A cracked tooth can be caused by an injury to the face, teeth grinding or eating hard food. You should see your dentist immediately: – Symptoms include sensitivity to extreme temperatures, intermittent pain and swollen gums; the crack is not always easy to see. – Your dentist will assess your symptoms and examine your teeth […]

7 Jun 2019

How Can Seniors Combat Tooth Decay?

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How Can Seniors Combat Tooth Decay?

It is quite common for elderly individuals to suffer from some form of tooth decay. This may be caused by a condition known as dry mouth or a buildup of bacteria within the mouth. What are a handful of ways to combat this condition so it does not become more serious? Be sure to regularly […]