A Look at the Causes of Receding Gums

There are instances when your gums might begin to pull away from your teeth. Often referred to as receding gums, there are a handful reasons why this condition may be present. Some scenarios can include: - Gum disease is a leading cause of receding gums. - You may have a genetic predisposition to gum disease. [...]

By | September 28th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Improve Your Smile with Dental Veneers

Are you concerned about the appearance of your smile? Have traditional whitening options failed to whiten a discoloured tooth? Veneers are wafer-thin “sleeves” of porcelain that are affixed to the front of teeth. Veneers are an excellent way to quickly restore your teeth to their former glory. How can veneers improve your smile? - Veneers [...]

By | September 25th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Healthy Toothbrush Equals Healthy Teeth

Regular check-ups at the dentist and brushing teeth twice daily are key components of a good dental health regime. However, it could be a waste of time if you are using a worn or contaminated toothbrush. Some people make very basic errors when it comes to toothbrush maintenance. To get maximum benefit from your toothbrush: [...]

By | September 21st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Methods to Deal with Dental Phobia

Dental phobia is a fear which stops people from going to a dentist. There are ways to combat this phobia in order to get the preventative work and treatment necessary for your teeth. Key takeaways: - Arrange a meeting with a dentist to build trust and to discuss how to handle your phobia. - A [...]

By | September 18th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Reduce Swelling After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

After a wisdom tooth extraction, there are a few things you can do to reduce the swelling: - Keep your head elevated and consider a saltwater rinse 3 times a day. - Apply a cold or hot compress to your face for 20 minutes then remove for 20 minutes before reapplying to boost circulation. - [...]

By | September 12th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Did You Know Your Teeth Can Signal Health Issues?

Your oral health can give signals to other issues in your body. When your dentist examines your mouth, teeth, and gums, they will not only check for cavities or gum disease but will spot any red flags. There are various conditions that can be identified: - Type 2 diabetes - Acid reflux - Stress - [...]

By | September 8th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What To Do if Baby Chips A Tooth

If your baby chips a tooth, here's what you should do: - Contact your dentist as soon as possible - they may be able to fit you in for an emergency appointment. - If a visible fragment has chipped off, rinse it with water and store it in milk; take it to the dentist as [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Oral Bacteria Affects Cancer, Heart & Weight Issues

Having a healthy mouth helps prevent bad breath, cavities and gum disease. Studies reveal that oral bacteria can also travel to other parts of the body, leading to chronic diseases. Main takeaways: - Oral bacteria affects all body systems from cardiovascular to metabolism and brain health. - The mouth is the second-biggest microbiome in the [...]

By | September 1st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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