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Why should you get dental veneers?

Would you love a bright, beautiful and more youthful smile? Dental veneers can be a great solution, hiding teeth that are stained, chipped or crooked, or which have become worn over the years. Dental veneers are very thin shells of porcelain custom-made to fit precisely over your existing natural teeth. They can transform the appearance […] Read more

Oct, 02, 2020

Achieving that beautiful straight smile – how Invisalign could help you

Invisalign has become the orthodontic treatment of choice for older teens & adults. Many adults who have desired a straighter smile were reluctant to undergo orthodontic treatment due to the impact that metal braces would have on their social and professional situations.   What is Invisalign?  Invisalign is exceptionally discreet because the clear plastic aligners […] Read more

Oct, 02, 2020

Easy tips for a tooth friendly Halloween

Halloween is nearly here, and many children will receive bags of sweet goodies, which can be challenging for their oral health. Having a plan will help ensure your child enjoys Halloween, hopefully without damaging their teeth. Eat Halloween treats with meals Eating sugary foods with meals or at the end of the meal helps reduce […] Read more

Oct, 02, 2020

How happy are you with your smile?

Surveys show that approximately two-thirds of us aren’t entirely happy with our smile, which is hardly surprising. Most people do not have perfect teeth and will almost certainly have at least one or two things that niggle at them. Common complaints are stained and discoloured teeth. Other problems include having teeth that are misaligned and […] Read more

Sep, 01, 2020

Spring clean your oral health routine

If spring leaves you with the urge to clean, think about spring-cleaning your oral health routine too. It’s an excellent time of year to book your regular checkups and hygiene appointments and especially as the summer months can be busy for many people. Regularly seeing our dentist should be part of your preventative dental care […] Read more

Sep, 01, 2020

How is hay fever linked to dental health problems?

If you suffer from seasonal allergies like hay fever, you know all about the unpleasant side effects including coughing, sneezing, having a stuffy nose and itchy, watery eyes. What is not as well known is the potential effects hay fever can have on your dental health, as allergies can increase the risk of tooth decay, […] Read more

Sep, 01, 2020

We all know sugar is bad for your teeth…but did you know that this includes sugar alternatives?

Coconut sugar, agave and date syrup are all popular alternatives to table sugar but don’t fall into the trap of thinking they are healthier. They are still a source of sugar albeit a different type. The World Health Organisation recommends no more than 6 teaspoons of sugar for optimal health. Maple syrup is a good […] Read more

Jul, 30, 2020

Most common nutrient deficiencies

Although many people are more aware of the need to eat correctly, some nutrient deficiencies are still widespread. We’ve taken a quick look at what they are and how to correct them. Calcium Calcium is vital for healthy bones and a good source is cows milk because plant-based milk tends to be low in calcium. […] Read more

Jul, 30, 2020

Did you know that brushing your teeth lowers your risk of cancer?

Most of us have been encouraged to brush and floss regularly since we were very young to avoid the risk of tooth decay and gum disease, not to mention bad breath. It is only recently that we have begun to learn about the connection between good dental health and general health. Poor oral hygiene causes […] Read more

Jul, 30, 2020

How Happy Are You with Your Smile?

Cosmetic dentistry is increasingly popular and can do wonderful things for your smile. We offer a comprehensive choice of treatments, custom-designed to achieve the results you desire. Treatments to Consider  One of the most frequently requested treatments is a professional tooth whitening that is safe and effective. Choose from an in-chair treatment that can considerably […] Read more

Jul, 03, 2020

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