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    • JUNE 1, 2022
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    Teeth sensitivity after a scale and polish

    Teeth sensitivity after a scale and polish

    As you know, good oral hygiene involves more than just brushing and flossing. Regular visits to your dentist are also important. Not only will the dentist look at the health of your teeth but they’ll also give your teeth a professional clean too. While these cleans are quick and painless, they can sometimes leave your

    • MAY 1, 2022
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    Tooth loss in adults

    Tooth loss in adults

    Adult tooth loss (edentulism) is an oral health condition that is thought to affect 27% of seniors, 65 years or older. This may seem like an overwhelming statistic but the condition is fully preventable. Here we will summarise the risk factors, ways to prevent adult tooth loss and signs of early-onset. Unfortunately, when adult tooth

    • APRIL 1, 2022
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    What causes weak enamel?

    What causes weak enamel?

    You probably don’t spend much time thinking about your enamel. That is, until you have a problem with it. Unfortunately, some damage to your enamel can’t be repaired on your own. However, there are steps you can take to protect your enamel. Here we will take you through what enamel is, how to protect it

    • MARCH 1, 2022
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    The link between migraines and tooth ache

    The link between migraines and tooth ache

    It is estimated that one billion people in the world suffer from migraines. Interestingly, migraines appear to be related to tooth pain and certain other conditions that cause oral or facial pain. What is a migraine? It is important to note that a migraine is more than a bad headache; it is a neurological disorder.

    • FEBRUARY 1, 2022
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    What to do when your child has loose teeth

    What to do when your child has loose teeth

    When your child’s baby teeth start to feel loose, it can be an uncertain time for everyone. Some children may dislike the feeling of loose teeth and ask you to help pull them out or some may feel frightened at the thought of losing teeth. Some might simply be excited for a visit from the

    • JANUARY 2, 2022
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    Braces-friendly Christmas treats

    Braces-friendly Christmas treats

    Delicious treats might have been an important part of the Christmas fun for you before getting braces. However, there are some Christmas snacks that could damage your braces resulting in costly repairs. In this post, we’ll look at foods to avoid to if you have braces, as well as Christmas foods you can safely enjoy.

    • DECEMBER 1, 2021
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    How to brush your teeth

    How to brush your teeth

    As you know, brushing is important because it helps remove plaque and bacteria that continually form on teeth and around the gumline. If not removed regularly, plaque can lead to cavities, tooth decay, and even periodontal disease. We all know we need to brush our teeth. We learn how to do it as children and

    • NOVEMBER 1, 2021
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    Flossing and meditation

    Flossing and meditation

    We all know that flossing is an important part of looking after our teeth and gums. It helps us avoid gingivitis and cavities between our teeth. However, it can be very difficult to stick to flossing as part of our routine when life gets busy. In this post, we’ll tell you how you can make flossing

    • OCTOBER 1, 2021
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    How to clean a baby’s teeth

    How to clean a baby’s teeth

    You may wonder: When is it best to start brushing your baby’s teeth with toothpaste? Your instincts are right to start dental care as soon as your baby has teeth. This will help establish healthy routines for your child’s dental care early on but it is important to start gently. In this post, we’ll go

    • SEPTEMBER 1, 2021
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    How to keep your teeth clean with braces

    How to keep your teeth clean with braces

    So you have braces! Congratulations – you’re on your way to straighter teeth and a better smile. But keeping your teeth clean when you have braces can feel like a challenge at first. In this post, we’ll go through some of the things to consider. Brushing Brushing with braces poses a unique challenge. Braces can