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What Causes Tooth Decay and Erosion?

What Causes Tooth Decay and Erosion?

When teeth are damaged or worn down, this can make them feel painful and sensitive. The more tooth enamel is lost, the more vulnerable a tooth will be to infections. If this isn't treated in time, it can sometimes lead ..... Read more

Category: General Dentistry, Holistic Dentistry

Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better for Your Teeth?

Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better for Your Teeth?

If you or your kids don't use an electric toothbrush, are you giving your teeth the best care you can? Will going electric mean less plaque and less chance of needing a filling? Not necessarily. While there is evidence t..... Read more

Category: General Dentistry

What Is a Dry Mouth a Sign Of?

What Is a Dry Mouth a Sign Of?

Do your mouth and throat often feel dry, even when you're drinking enough water? If this is persistent, you could have dry mouth syndrome (xerostomia). This means your salivary glands aren't producing the saliva needed t..... Read more

Category: General Dentistry

How to Get More Calcium for Healthy Teeth

How to Get More Calcium for Healthy Teeth

Are you or your kids getting enough calcium in your diet? Calcium is important for building healthy teeth, jaws and bones, and for maintaining their health and function throughout your life. It also helps systems such as..... Read more

Category: General Dentistry, Holistic Dentistry

What If I Need a Dentist over Christmas?

What If I Need a Dentist over Christmas?

When you're enjoying the Christmas holidays, the last thing you want is to have to visit the emergency clinic. However, the festive season is the most common time of the year for dental injuries and toothaches, as people..... Read more

Category: Dental Emergencies

Give Your Teeth a White Christmas with These Healthy Sugar Swaps

Give Your Teeth a White Christmas with These Healthy Sugar Swaps

If you take care of your teeth and gums the rest of the year, why should you let things slide at Christmas? Over-indulging in the sweet stuff might be a festive tradition, but it's not one you have to subscribe to – espe..... Read more

Category: Oral Health

Smoking Does More Than Stain Your Teeth

Smoking Does More Than Stain Your Teeth

When people think about what smoking does to their teeth, they probably think of the stains left on tooth surfaces by nicotine and tar. This discolouration is a common reason why people choose teeth whitening treatments...... Read more

Category: Restorative Dentistry

Visiting the Dentist with Sensitive Teeth

Visiting the Dentist with Sensitive Teeth

If your teeth hurt when you eat or drink something hot, cold, sweet or sour, you should tell your dentist. Some people naturally have more sensitive teeth than others, but if your teeth have become more sensitive suddenl..... Read more

Category: Oral Health

What Are the Most Common Dental Problems for Children?

What Are the Most Common Dental Problems for Children?

Dental care for children should begin as soon as their first teeth erupt. Taking good care of your children's teeth, and teaching them how to take care of their own teeth when they get old enough, will lower their risk o..... Read more

Category: Children's Dentistry, Oral Health

Easy Sugar Swaps to Save Your Teeth

Easy Sugar Swaps to Save Your Teeth

If you or your kids consume too much sugar in your diets, you could be putting your oral health at risk.[1] Sugar feeds bacteria living in plaque on the teeth, which can cause tooth decay and gum disease among other heal..... Read more

Category: Oral Health


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