Three Resolutions to Make for National Dental Hygiene Month

In some parts of the world, October is marked out as National Dental Hygiene Month. We’re open to any excuse to prioritise good dental hygiene, so we’re highlighting this today along with three resolutions you could make in honour of it. These three easy steps could help you massively improve your dental hygiene. And don’t forget: the better your deal … Read More

Dental Fillings: What Are Your Options

Not all fillings are created equally! If you need one, there are a number of different materials to choose between. Each type of filling has it’s own benefits and disadvantages. Your dentist will be able to talk you through which is likely to be the best choice for you and your teeth. If you’d like to know more about the … Read More

The Benefits of Facial Aesthetic Treatment

The modern world is a great place to be. We have excellent health and dental care, incredible communication tools and instant access to more knowledge than we’ve ever had before. And that’s not even to mention things like Netflix, Instagram and online shopping with next day delivery! Advances in technology have also given us the option to easily improve the … Read More

The A-Z of Family Dentistry: I is for Impacted Tooth

In the A-Z of family dentistry, each month we ask Robert to address a different dental concern.  This month we’re looking at impacted teeth, and what you need to know about them. An impacted tooth is a tooth that doesn’t erupt out of the gum as expected. Some impacted teeth can remain buried inside the gums forever, though it’s usually … Read More

Dental Veneers: What Are Your Options?

Dental veneers are an excellent choice for people who want to significantly change the look of their teeth without wearing a brace. Instead of undergoing months or even years of realignment treatment, dental veneers could give you a whole new smile in just a couple of hours. If you’re thinking about having veneers fitted, you’ll have a few different options … Read More

Three Misconceptions about Dental Floss

Photo source One of the most common pieces of advice we offer at routine dental appointments is to floss! Most people know that this is something they should be doing daily to improve their oral health, but many aren’t sure exactly how they should be doing it. In fact, it’s fair to say that there are a fair few common … Read More

Is it Time for Dentures?

Photo source Though you may not be excited about the prospect of wearing false teeth, dentures can be an excellent solution for people who have lost some or all of their own teeth. Dentures aren’t only for the elderly, people of any age can have them fitted. If you’re not sure whether they’re right for you, here are some signs … Read More

What to do if Your Tooth is Knocked Out

We all try our best to take care of our teeth, but sometimes accidents happen. It’s possible for teeth to be knocked out during a trauma such as a fall or a sports incident. If this happens, it’s important to act quickly. The quicker the tooth is able to be re-implanted, the more successful it’s likely to be. Here’s what … Read More

The A-Z of Family Dentistry: H is for Halitosis

The A-Z of Family Dentistry

In the A-Z of family dentistry, each month we ask our dentists to address a different dental concern.  This month it’s all about halitosis, and what you can do about it. Halitosis is the medical term given to bad breath. Though bad breath is often caused by not brushing your teeth properly or eating something particularly pungent, it can also … Read More

Three Lesser Known Benefits of Visiting the Dentist

There are lots of reasons why it’s important to visit the dentist regularly. Regular visits mean your dentist can quickly identify any dental issues or warning signs. They’ll also be able to advise on how effectively you’re keeping your teeth safe from plaque and bacteria. What you may not know is that these aren’t the only things to gain from … Read More