Teeth Whitening


Teeth Whitening Are you unsatisfied with the colour of your teeth? Staining can occur for many reasons, including smoking or other forms of tobacco use. Certain foods and beverages consumed on a regular basis can also stain your teeth. Plus, teeth naturally start to darken as you age. Choosing a professional whitening treatment can reverse the [...]

Teeth Whitening2018-07-14T04:53:22+00:00

Why Do We Take X-Rays?


Why Do We Take X-Rays? There’s a lot going on in your mouth that is not visible to the naked eye, and dental X-rays allow your dentist to see what’s happening below the surface.  X-rays provide your dentist with a comprehensive assessment of the health of your mouth. The types of X-rays your dentist will [...]

Why Do We Take X-Rays?2018-06-24T04:28:18+00:00

Pregnancy and Your Teeth


Pregnancy and Your Teeth In the midst of all the things you need to think about, worrying about seeing your dentist may not be very high on the list. But your dental health has a big impact on your overall health, which in turn has a major influence on the health of your baby. That [...]

Pregnancy and Your Teeth2018-06-24T04:29:01+00:00

Children and Teeth


Children and Teeth Your child’s baby teeth will start to appear Your child’s baby teeth will start to appear, often with the central bottom teeth first, when they are anywhere between 4 months and 10 months. Like every developmental milestone, the point at which your baby gets their teeth is an individual thing, [...]

Children and Teeth2018-06-24T04:30:44+00:00

Dental Fillings


Dental Fillings When to resort to fillings The best thing you can do for your teeth is to prevent tooth decay through brushing and flossing. But should tooth decay develop, your dentist has a range of options to restore your teeth’s shape and function. Fillings may be required if tooth structure has been [...]

Dental Fillings2018-06-24T04:32:33+00:00

Dental Crowns


Dental Crowns Your dentist may restore your tooth with a crown rather than a filling. Usually made of gold, porcelain, or zirconia, a crown is a customised tooth-shaped cap designed to protect the structure of the tooth. It is often used when a large filling needing replacement can no longer be supported by the [...]

Dental Crowns2018-06-24T04:50:20+00:00

TMJ Disorder (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder)


TMJ Disorder (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder) Do you wake up with headaches or neck or shoulder pain? Are your teeth sensitive? Are they starting to crack or look worn down? You may suffer from TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) or bruxism (teeth grinding or clenching). TMJ disorders affect millions and are much more commonly diagnosed in women. These disorders [...]

TMJ Disorder (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder)2018-06-24T04:51:13+00:00

What Are My Options for Replacing Missing Teeth?


What Are My Options for Replacing Missing Teeth? Our teeth have a significant impact on the way we live our lives. They influence the way we look, speak, and eat, and their absence greatly affects the way we perceive ourselves and the way others see us. 1. Implants A dental implant is a titanium post (like [...]

What Are My Options for Replacing Missing Teeth?2018-06-24T04:53:43+00:00

Cancer Treatment & Oral Health


Cancer Treatment & Oral Health Being diagnosed with cancer is arguably one of life’s most traumatic events. You will be given a lot of information about your treatment options. It’s understandable you may not be thinking about how your mouth and teeth will be affected. But it’s important that you speak to your dentist [...]

Cancer Treatment & Oral Health2018-06-24T04:54:51+00:00

What Is Root Canal Treatment (Endodontic Treatment)?


What Is Root Canal Treatment (Endodontic Treatment)? Inside the tooth, under the white enamel and a hard layer called dentine, is soft tissue called the pulp. The pulp contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue and creates the surrounding hard tissues of the tooth during development. The pulp extends from the crown of the [...]

What Is Root Canal Treatment (Endodontic Treatment)?2018-06-24T04:55:44+00:00