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Little Teeth Truths: Back to School Oral Health Tips for Parents

Is your child’s dental health ready for back-to-school? When a child has a healthy mouth, it can improve their concentration and ability to learn at school. In contrast, untreated dental problems can be painful, and treatment may involve time off school. We’ve listed a few oral health tips to make sure your child is ready…

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Medications and Your Oral Health

Over-the-counter and prescription medications can affect your oral health, and one common side-effect is dry mouth, a condition called xerostomia. With xerostomia, you produce less saliva, increasing the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Saliva is an essential protective fluid that helps rinse away excess bacteria and food debris, and it helps your mouth…

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Five Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help Improve Your Smile

If you feel less than confident in your smile, you might be interested in how cosmetic dentistry could help. Listed below are five treatments to consider. Teeth Whitening A professional teeth whitening treatment is the safest and most effective way to brighten your smile quickly, and most importantly, safely. We use premium strength whitening products…

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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…

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Sports and Safety Tips; The Importance of a Custom-Made Mouthguard

These days, more and more children and young adults participate in sports. Unfortunately, the number of sporting accidents has also increased significantly, and young athletes are far more likely to suffer a facial injury and damage to their teeth and jaws when not wearing a well-fitting mouthguard. If you or another family member does suffer…

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Our Snack Smart Guide! How to Have an Easy Easter with Your Chocolaty Treats

Enjoy your Easter treats with our easy tips. Buy Better Quality Chocolate in Smaller Quantities Instead of bulk buying cheaper chocolate, choose quality over quantity and savour each bite. Remember, darker chocolate is a bit healthier as it contains antioxidants. Share the Joy If you do buy too much, you don’t need to eat it…

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Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better for Your Teeth?

A good toothbrushing routine is the foundation of an effective preventive dental care plan. Electric and manual toothbrushes both remove dental plaque that otherwise cause tooth decay and gum disease, but electric toothbrushes can be easier to use. An electric toothbrush has bristles that rotate or vibrate, providing more micro-movements every time you brush your…

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Four Myths About Dental Veneers Debunked

Dental veneers are an excellent way to help perfect a smile, hiding small cracks and chips in teeth or teeth that are extensively discoloured. However, there are some common myths about treatment that we’d like to debunk. Myth 1 – Veneer Treatment is Painful Receiving veneers should not be painful as we thoroughly numb your…

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Easy Sugar Swaps to Save Your Teeth

Most children (and many adults) enjoy a sugary treat, but with the risk of tooth decay, it is worth exploring how to reduce your family’s sugar consumption. Choose Healthier Breakfast Cereals Instead of sugary and chocolatey cereals, opt for a whole-grain cereal like wheat biscuits or oatmeal, or muesli without any added sugar. Make the…

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Cosmetic Dentistry: How We Can Help Improve Your Smile

Cosmetic dentistry procedures are designed to improve the appearance of your smile. Over the past few years, the techniques used in cosmetic dentistry have improved considerably, along with the materials. Now we can create natural-looking smiles custom-designed to enhance your appearance. Cosmetic Dental Treatments to Consider Include: Teeth whitening can quickly remove surface stains from…

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