August 8, 2018

You can never go wrong with having a balanced diet! What we consume everyday affects our overall health. Our oral health is no exception. Your diet plays a fundamental role in whether or not you you develop tooth decay.

To ensure that your diet doesn’t negatively affect...

August 7, 2018

For some of us, brushing our teeth can be as mundane and routinely as every other daily practice like combing our hair or washing our face. We hardly give much thought to whether or not we are doing it “right”. In fact, brushing your teeth correctly actually involves p...

August 3, 2018

Did you know that dental cavities are classified as a bacterial infection? That's good news for us because that means that like most infectious diseases, dental cavities are preventable!

The only problem is that by the time we notice cavities it is already too late!  

Mo...

July 25, 2018

Tooth decay is a common health problem that people of all ages often face. Thankfully, there are many ways to protect your teeth! One of these is Fluoride. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral which is known for its dental benefits. The use of fluoride helps to st...

July 4, 2018

Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems for children. As a parent you may find yourself constantly reminding your children to brush their teeth. They may tell you that brushing their teeth is boring and that they cannot be bothered. However, having effect...

June 29, 2018

Dental care is important  for people of all ages. For parents it is a particularly exciting time when your child's first tooth comes in. This is also a great indication of when you should book your child in for their first dental appointment. However, dental health is...

June 21, 2018

Did you know that almost half the surface of your teeth is actually between them! This is something that most people do not realise, but it is very important to know because it means that brushing your teeth alone is unable to clean all surfaces of your teeth.Removing...

June 13, 2018

Dental related injuries are a common injury for children. Studies have shown that approximately twenty five percent of all school aged children have experienced dental trauma and thirty three percent of adults trauma to the permanent dentition. Whilst dental injuries a...

June 13, 2018

With our teeth being the foundation of our smile, and many other actions, they can have a significant impact on the way we go about our daily lives. Not only do they influence the way we present ourselves, but also how we talk and how we eat. Their absence can largely...

June 8, 2018

Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) is an umbrella term which describes a broad range of conditions characterised by pain or dysfunction caused by issues with the jaw, jaw joint and related muscles.

Bruxism is a type of TMD and is the involuntary action of grinding or clen...

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