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Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Have a Cold?

When you have a cold is not uncommon to have tooth pain or gum pain, and most of the time, it’s nothing to worry about. Here are two of the most common reasons why you may have painful teeth during a cold. Sinus Pressure When you have a cold, your sinus cavities just above your […] Read more

Jun, 10, 2021

How Does Food Affect Your Immune System?

You need a healthy immune system to help you fight infection and disease, and one of the easiest ways to boost your immunity is by following a healthy diet. When you eat healthily, it provides your body with all the vitamins and minerals and energy needed to help you fight disease. Ideally, follow a diet […] Read more

Jun, 10, 2021

Four Unusual Teeth Problems You May Not Have Heard of

As your child grows up, we keep a close eye on the development of their teeth and jaws. The following conditions are rare but treatable. Hypodontia and Anodontia Hypodontia is where several teeth don’t develop. Anodontia is where some or all the teeth fail to form. It can affect baby teeth but is more commonly […] Read more

Jun, 10, 2021

Artificial sweeteners and your oral health

Most people know that sugar is bad for their teeth, but it’s the bacteria in your mouth that feed on sugar and cause the damage. As bacteria consume sugar, they produce acid that attacks the tooth enamel, weakening it and eventually causing cavities. Many people are trying to cut down on their sugar consumption and […] Read more

May, 14, 2021

Why we might recommend dental bonding

Dental bonding is a good option if you have slight imperfections in teeth; for example, a tooth is cracked or chipped or discoloured. The process is very straightforward as we apply a tooth-coloured composite resin to the tooth, using a shade that blends in with your natural teeth. Dental bonding is very cost-effective compared with […] Read more

May, 14, 2021

Dental anxiety: how to stop fearing the dentist

If you feel a little anxious or nervous when coming to see us, you certainly aren’t alone! We also know that some people avoid dental care or delay essential dental care because of deep-seated fears. No matter your degree of anxiety, we are here to help you, and everyone here is extremely friendly, easy to […] Read more

May, 14, 2021

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 […] Read more

Apr, 16, 2021

Cosmetic dentistry: how we can help improve your smile

Cosmetic dentistry is becoming increasingly popular, and there is a wide range of exciting treatments to help improve your smile. Some, such as teeth whitening, dental bonding and white fillings, 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 […] Read more

Apr, 16, 2021

Five bad habits that can damage your teeth

Your teeth are amazing as they help you to talk and eat properly and support your facial muscles. However, daily habits can damage them. We’ve listed five of the worst offenders. Smoking Smoking increases the risk of gum disease and premature tooth loss and stains your teeth. It can also increase the risk of oral […] Read more

Apr, 16, 2021

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 […] Read more

Mar, 15, 2021

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