Manual VS Electric Toothbrushes

Careful daily brushing is the foundation of good oral care. The better you’re able to take care of your dental hygiene, the less likely you are to suffer from the affects of plaque and bacteria. Broadly speaking, there are two types of toothbrushes: manual and electric. But is one a better choice than the other? Why choose an electric toothbrush? … Read More

Five Cooling Summer Treats that are Good News for Your Teeth

As the weather heats up, many of us find ourselves reaching for chilled treats such as lollies or ice cream. Though these kinds of snack can certainly help to cool us down, they’re not necessarily good news for our teeth. Though the occasional sweet chilled treat isn’t a big problem – so long as you give your teeth a really … Read More

How to Find a Dentist You’re Happy With

It’s recommended that adults visit the dentist once a year. Regular visits, even if you don’t think you have any issues, help to keep your teeth healthy. At each visit, your dentist will be able to take a really good look at your teeth and gums, and make sure they can’t spot any problem areas or warning signs. Why does … Read More

The A-Z of Family Dentistry: G is for Gingivitis

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In the A-Z of family dentistry, each month we ask Robert to address a different dental concern.  This month it’s all about gingivitis, and what you need to know about this dental condition. Gingivitis is a common condition which is actually a mild form of gum disease (sometimes also known as periodontal disease). It causes irritation to your gums, usually … Read More

Conventional dental Bridges VS Bonded Bridges

Dental bridges are a treatment used for patients who have one or more missing teeth. They are a way to replace the missing tooth with a prosthetic. This makes it possible for the patient to eat and drink normally again. Dental bridges also have a big aesthetic benefit; no one will be able to see the gap! If you’re planning … Read More

Why Choose Ceramic Crowns?

Dental crowns are a type of permanent cap that sits over the top of your existing tooth. There are many reasons your dentist might recommend that you have a crown fitted. These include: Improving the look of a damaged or discoloured tooth Attaching a bridge or dental implant Improving your overall bite Protecting a fractured tooth Once you’ve decided that … Read More

Are You Ever Too Young to Visit the Dentist?

Can you remember how old you were when you first visited the dentist? Hopefully your answer here is no: children should visit the dentist long before their second or third birthday! If you’re wondering when the right time is to make your children’s first appointment with the dentist, make it as soon as possible! Regular dental visits should be a … Read More

How to Get Help in a Dental Emergency

Your teeth can be more delicate than you think. Falling over, bumping your face or even biting into something particularly hard can all sometimes lead to tooth damage. No matter how careful you are, accidents can happen. If you do suffer damage to your teeth, you’re likely to want to see a dentist as soon as possible. There are certain … Read More

The A-Z of Family Dentistry: F is for Fillings

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 fillings, and what you need to know about this kind of dental treatment.  Fillings are one of the most common type of dental treatment. They are used to treat cavities and tooth decay. How do fillings work? … Read More

How to Maintain Good Gum Health

Photo source When we talk about dental health, we often talk mainly about teeth. Though keeping good care of our teeth is very important; it isn’t the only thing we need to keep in mind. Our gums also play a huge role in the overall health of our mouths. Why are gums so important? Our gums are very important because … Read More