What to Expect When Having a Tooth Extracted

The process of having a tooth extracted may seem worrying but you’ll find it much easier if you know what to expect on the day and afterwards. Your dentist will make the process as comfortable as possible for you by numbing the area around the toot...


Action Steps to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss in adults but it can be prevented or reversed if you take the right steps. Its caused by plaque a sticky film of bacteria that constantly forms on the teeth. These bacteria create toxins that can damage the ...


How to Make Your Smile Brighter

Your smile makes a huge difference to what people think about you and how you feel about yourself. And there are many options available to help you improve the look and brightness of your smile, including: In-office bleaching: During chair-side bleac...


Different Types of Fillings and Restorations

Nowadays, thanks to advances in dental techniques and materials, patients have a much wider range of choices when they have to repair missing, worn, damaged or decayed teeth. For example, materials such as ceramics and polymer compounds that look mor...


Choosing the Right Mouthwash

These days many people like to use a mouthwash and there is a huge range of options to choose from. The key to choosing the right one for your needs is being clear about what you are using it for. Many people opt for mouthwash because they want to ha...


Is Bottled or Tap Water Better for Your Teeth

With many people concerned about the taste and purity of tap water, the sales of bottled water have increased significantly in recent years. Tap water goes through a process of purification designed to eliminate suspended materials, remove tastes and...


How a Baby’s First Teeth Develop

A newly born baby usually has no teeth visible but most have begun to develop primary or baby teeth. These generally begin to appear about six months after birth. Over their first few years, they will develop all 20 primary teeth and will usually hav...


Choosing the right mouthwash to meet your needs

While many people see dentists as the single group of people who look after the health of your teeth and mouth, there are various specialist categories that help you in different ways. These days many people like to use a mouthwash and there is a hug...


How dental x-rays help improve your oral health

Many diseases of the teeth and surrounding tissues cannot be seen when your dentist examines your mouth so an X-ray examination can reveal important additional information: For example, X-rays can help show: Small areas of decay between the teeth or ...


The process of installing Invisalign

Invisalign is a system of clear mouthguards that can be used instead of braces to help straighten teeth. The big advantage is that Invisalign looks better and is more comfortable than braces. However, not everyone is a candidate for using the system ...



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