Start the School Term with a Smile – Three Back-To-School Oral Health Tips

Start the School Term with a Smile – Three Back-To-School Oral Health Tips

The start of a new school term is ideal for making sure your child has a healthy mouth. These three tips will help set you on the right path. Bring Your Child to See Our Dentist Contact us to book your child’s dental exam and cleaning. We will make sure their mouth is free from dental problems, and a dental cleaning ensures they have a...
Medications and Your Oral Health

Medications and Your Oral Health

Over-the-counter and prescription medications can affect your oral health, and one common side-effect is dry mouth, a condition called xerostomia. With xerostomia, you produce less saliva, increasing the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Saliva is an essential protective fluid that helps rinse away excess bacteria and food debris, and it helps your mouth maintain a more neutral pH level. If you are affected...
Cosmetic Dentistry: How We Can Help Improve Your Smile

Cosmetic Dentistry: How We Can Help Improve Your Smile

Cosmetic dentistry is becoming increasingly popular, and there is a wide range of exciting treatment to help improve your smile. Some, such as teeth whitening, dental bonding and white fillings, and crowns, bridges and veneers, are relatively quick to complete. Others, like braces and dental implants, take longer but can provide results that last for years or life. Teeth whitening is one of the most...
Be Proud of Your Mouth, The Importance of World Oral Health Day

Be Proud of Your Mouth, The Importance of World Oral Health Day

Did you know it is world oral health Day on the 20th of March? It’s a day when dental professionals worldwide try to raise awareness about the importance of good dental health. This year the theme is “Be Proud of Your Mouth”. We think it is a wonderful theme and hope to inspire our lovely patients to focus even more on maintaining excellent oral health,...
Sports and Safety Tips; The Importance of a Custom-Made Mouthguard

Sports and Safety Tips; The Importance of a Custom-Made Mouthguard

These days, more and more children and young adults participate in sports. Unfortunately, the number of sporting accidents has also increased significantly, and young athletes are far more likely to suffer a facial injury and damage to their teeth and jaws when not wearing a well-fitting mouthguard. If you or another family member does suffer a dental injury, please contact us immediately for assistance and...
Six Dental Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Happy This Easter

Six Dental Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Happy This Easter

Families everywhere will be celebrating Easter, and we have some tips to help protect your family’s dental health and help you navigate this sugary celebration. Have a Healthy Breakfast Eat a healthy breakfast that includes tooth-friendly foods like Greek yoghurt, eggs and protein, and avoid sugary cereals and fruit juice. Wait Before Brushing When you eat anything sugary, it feeds bacteria in your mouth that...
Four Myths About Dental Veneers Debunked

Four Myths About Dental Veneers Debunked

Dental veneers are an excellent way to help perfect a smile, hiding small cracks and chips in teeth or teeth that are extensively discoloured. However, there are some common myths about treatment that we’d like to debunk. Myth 1 – Veneer Treatment is Painful Receiving veneers should not be painful as we thoroughly numb your teeth before preparing them, making sure you remain entirely comfortable...
Easy Sugar Swaps to Save Your Teeth

Easy Sugar Swaps to Save Your Teeth

Most children (and many adults) enjoy a sugary treat, but with the risk of tooth decay, it is worth exploring how to reduce your family’s sugar consumption. Choose Healthier Breakfast Cereals Instead of sugary and chocolatey cereals, opt for a whole-grain cereal like wheat biscuits or oatmeal, or muesli without any added sugar. Make the cereal more interesting with a good dollop of Greek yoghurt...
What are the Most Common Dental Problems for Seniors?

What are the Most Common Dental Problems for Seniors?

As you get older, your dental health needs change and seniors are more likely to develop common dental problems like tooth decay and gum disease. These problems can make it difficult to eat comfortably or to socialise without being embarrassed about your smile. Good oral care can help to manage or prevent these issues, allowing older people to enjoy teeth that function properly, and which...
Healthy Teeth, Healthy Mouth, Healthy You

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Mouth, Healthy You

Good overall health is about far more than just taking plenty of exercise and having a healthy diet. It also means taking care of your mouth as this is effectively a window to the rest of your body. When you have a healthy mouth, your body can fight infection and disease more easily. A healthy mouth is your first line of defence because it includes...