Will You Inherit the Smile of Your Parents?

There is no doubt that genetics will determine specific aspects of your teeth and oral health. However, lifestyle habits are just as critical if you hope to cut down on trips to the dentist. What do professionals have to say? - As the structure of your teeth is partially inherited, braces may be required. - [...]

By | December 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Reasons for jaw pain

If you have pain in your jaw, you should see the dentist for further tests and treatment. This is because jaw pain can be caused by various things. Here are the causes. - Untreated gum disease, cavities and abscesses spread infections to bone tissue. - Impacted wisdom teeth, bruxism and mouth trauma. To treat chronic [...]

By | December 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Happy Boxing Day

By | December 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What could be causing my jaw pain?

If you have jaw pain when you chew or yawn, there are several things that could be causing it. Key takeaways: - Jaw pain may be due to a misaligned jaw, sinus pressure or cavities. - Jaw pain may be a secondary symptom, for instance due to an underlying medical condition or teeth grinding as [...]

By | December 23rd, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Can you get same-day dental implants?

Are you aware that it is possible to have your dental implants fully installed on the first same-day? Thanks to technologies like 3D CT scan, your dentist can offer a same-day crown restoration. Key takeaways: - Unfortunately, not everyone can receive same-day teeth implants. You must have perfect oral health. -  Same-day implant installation process [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Dentists Cutting Back on Opioids

Opioid addiction has been linked to dental procedures as the drugs are regularly used during the extraction of wisdom teeth. Used in anaesthesia and as a pain killer, opioids are known to be addictive and even small doses over a short period can lead to addiction problems. According to statistics: - 25% of patients prescribed [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Should I be worried about gum disease?

Intensive dental treatment for gum disease appears to reduce high blood pressure levels, according to a recent study in China. Key takeaways: - Gum disease is a common, treatable condition - Untreated gum disease can lead to loss of teeth and other health issues - High blood pressure increases the risk of stroke and heart [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Need to know: dental implants

Dental implants are an ideal way to replace missing teeth. A titanium post is placed into the jaw with a dental crown on top. It looks and functions just like the rest of your teeth. Key takeaways - A dentist assesses that dental implants are suitable. - Dental implants are permanent (with proper care) but [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ways of Protecting Your Children’s Teeth

The fact that baby teeth will fall out does not imply that oral care should be neglected. Healthy baby teeth will aid the development of healthy adult teeth. Key takeaways: -          Wipe baby’s mouth with a clean cloth after meals. -          Commence brushing once the first tooth [...]

By | December 3rd, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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