Category: General Dental Info

5 Dental Problems that Can Appear as You Age

5 Dental Problems that Can Appear as You Age

At a certain age, you become more susceptible to developing some health problems that may not have affected you before now.  A lifetime of wear and tear on your teeth can do a number on your enamel and your gums, so it’s important to know what to look out for when it comes to your […]

How to Pick the Right Family Dentist

How to Pick the Right Family Dentist

A family dentist is more than someone who helps when your teeth have problems; they should help prevent teeth problems from happening in the first place. The dentist should, therefore, give advice and help you achieve the healthiest smile possible. To effectively serve the entire family, they also need a specific skill set. Need a […]

5 Ways to Reduce Dentist-Appointment Anxiety

5 Ways to Reduce Dentist-Appointment Anxiety

For most people, going to the dentist is not a particularly enjoyable activity. While it is doubtful that going to the dentist is anyone’s favorite thing to do, many people can do it with little issue. However, for others, it can be downright terrifying. If you find yourself in the latter category, you may want […]

How Your Diet Can Give You a Healthier Smile

How Your Diet Can Give You a Healthier Smile

When many people think of ways to improve their smile, they usually consider brushing more or teeth whitening. What they are eating hardly ever crosses their minds. However, your diet plays a pivotal role in the health of your teeth as well. If you want to have the best smile possible, it may be time […]

Dental Implants v. Dentures – Things to Consider

Dental Implants v. Dentures – Things to Consider

As people age, it is common to experience tooth decay and require replacement in the form of dentures or dental implants. However, what people don’t realise is that adults between 35-45 years of age are now experiencing higher rates of decay, oral trauma, poor gum health, and tooth fracture. Issues that lead to tooth loss […]

How Your Dentist Can Help with Jaw Pain

How Your Dentist Can Help with Jaw Pain

Jaw pain is an annoyance that can interfere with your daily life by making talking and chewing difficult. Depending on the extent of your pain, even concentrating can become a demanding task. TMJ (Temporomandibular joint disorder) is the most common cause of jaw pain. TMJ encompasses problems affecting the temporomandibular joint, which connects your jaw […]

What Happens During Sedation Dentistry

What Happens During Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is exactly what it sounds like. During your dental procedure you are in some way sedated to make the whole experience less traumatic. Even though sedation is intended to minimise the anxiety of getting a check-up or procedure done, the whole idea of it happening to you might make you fearful to get […]

How Teeth Whitening Works

How Teeth Whitening Works

Many people worry that their smile isn’t quite white enough. Years of drinking teeth-staining coffees and teas are impossible to reverse with brushing alone. The only solution is to begin a tooth-whitening program. There are several ways to whiten your teeth. You can use whitening toothpaste or other at-home oral hygiene products to lift some […]

Cavities 101 – Everything to Know

Cavities 101 – Everything to Know

Cavities are the bane of childhood existence. Existence in general if we are being realistic. But cavities don’t have to be unavoidable. There are easy ways to never have a cavity. The first step is prevention and caution. Cavities work in tricky ways, so it’s best to know how they function first in order to […]

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