With Halloween around the corner, many children are looking forward to receiving bags of sweets. Although Halloween is enjoyable, having a plan in place can prevent it from impacting your child’s oral health. Eating Sweets at the Right Time The best time for your child to eat their Halloween sweets is as part of a…Read More..
Far from being separate from your body, your mouth provides a window leading directly to your digestive and respiratory tracts. The average mouth has hundreds of different strains of bacteria, and some are harmful. When your mouth is healthy, these bacteria are kept under control and cannot easily enter your body. However, if you have…Read More..
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….Read More..
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…Read More..
Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps to protect and strengthen your tooth enamel and is extremely effective when used correctly. Dental fluorosis is a condition that occurs when teeth are exposed to too much fluoride while still developing, resulting in lacy white flecks or even brown stains discolouring tooth enamel. Usually, dental fluorosis…Read More..
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…Read More..
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…Read More..
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,…Read More..
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…Read More..
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…Read More..