Don’t Be Afraid! We Have Some Tooth Friendly Tips for Your Halloween

Don’t Be Afraid! We Have Some Tooth Friendly Tips for Your Halloween

Most children enjoy sweets, and Halloween is the perfect time to indulge that sweet tooth. However, eating too many sugary treats increases the risk of cavities and toothache. So we’ve put together some ideas for alternative tooth-friendly treats. Sugar-Free Gum Sugar-free gum is great for teeth because it helps promote saliva flow. A good flow of saliva helps to wash away harmful bacteria and leftover...
Why Does Oral Health Affect Your Overall Health?

Why Does Oral Health Affect Your Overall Health?

Your mouth is host to hundreds of different strains of bacteria. While most are harmless, others can cause disease, especially as your mouth is the entrance to your respiratory and digestive tracts. Usually, if you follow a good oral care routine, these bacteria are kept under control. However, suppose you are a little lax about brushing and flossing your teeth regularly. In that case, harmful...
What Makes Preventive Dentistry So Important to Our Modern Lifestyle?

What Makes Preventive Dentistry So Important to Our Modern Lifestyle?

Most people know they should visit their dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings, but it can be tempting to skip these appointments, especially if you think you don’t have any dental issues. However, there are important reasons for seeing our dentist biannually. These regular visits are the cornerstone of any good preventative dental care routine. When our dentist can see you regularly, they can monitor...
Spring Cleaning Benefits for Your Teeth

Spring Cleaning Benefits for Your Teeth

The thought of spring is enough to make anyone smile, but if your teeth look less than fabulous, they could be due for a spring cleaning. Follow our easy tips on how to refresh your dental care regime. Spring Clean Your Dental Care Products Now is a perfect time to throw out any toothpaste or mouthwash that has expired. Also, check to see if you...
Ten Easy Ways to Enjoy a Happy and Healthy Smile

Ten Easy Ways to Enjoy a Happy and Healthy Smile

Follow these easy tips to enjoy a happier and healthier smile. Brush consistently at least twice a day, and especially last thing at night. Make sure you brush your teeth properly, spending at least two minutes cleaning all tooth surfaces thoroughly. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush as anything harder can damage your tooth enamel. Don’t forget to clean your tongue, brush it gently with your toothbrush,...
Do you have bad breath under your face mask?

Do you have bad breath under your face mask?

If you have noticed your breath smells nasty when wearing a face mask, you can’t necessarily blame it on the mask as it could be a dental health problem. Many people have halitosis or bad breath, and wearing a mask makes it easier to smell your breath. Lots of different factors can cause bad breath. Sometimes it is simply down to your choice of food...
Are You Happy with Your Smile?

Are You Happy with Your Smile?

If you answered no, you are not alone. It’s estimated around two-thirds of people are not entirely happy with the appearance of their teeth. Common complaints include having stained and discoloured teeth or teeth that are overcrowded or are missing entirely. The good news is that there are solutions that can improve the appearance of your teeth, often using minimally invasive techniques that are quick...
Don’t Go to Bed Without Brushing Your Teeth

Don’t Go to Bed Without Brushing Your Teeth

Most people know they should brush their teeth at least twice a day, but do you know why it’s so important to brush your teeth before you go to bed? You probably have several meals and perhaps a few snacks and plenty of different drinks on an average day. By the end of the day, your teeth are coated with a layer of food particles....
Five Ways to Curb Your Sweet Tooth

Five Ways to Curb Your Sweet Tooth

We all reach for the sugary stuff occasionally, for a quick energy boost or when we feel sad, tired or bored, but if you are consuming too much sugar, here are some easy tips to help reduce your consumption. Stop and think why you need something sweet, and if it is worth it or if another healthier food would satisfy the itch. Choose a naturally...
Four Things That Should Be on Your Back-To-School Oral Health Checklist

Four Things That Should Be on Your Back-To-School Oral Health Checklist

If you have school-age children, you are probably busy ensuring they have everything needed for the new school year, but what about their oral health? We've listed four easy steps you can take to make sure their teeth and gums are in great shape. Book a Dental Exam Booking a back-to-school dental exam will ensure that any signs of problems like tooth decay can be...