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Protect Your Tooth Enamel, It’s Important!

Protect Your Tooth Enamel, It’s Important!

  The outer layer of the tooth enamel is the hardest tissue in our body. It protects sensitive and more vulnerable inner parts of the tooth and plays a key role in the appearance of teeth. Damage that has not been caused neither by decay nor an accident is called erosion. Erosion is usually caused […]

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Tongue Problems | The Types & Causes

Tongue Problems | The Types & Causes

If you feel any pain, discomfort or change in appearance of the tongue – don’t wait around.  You should report tongue problems to your dentist immediately. Although usually benign, occasionally the change in appearance can be a symptom of some general problems. Sometimes they can even lead to more serious complications. There are three common […]

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Tooth Pain | Symptoms & Causes

Tooth Pain | Symptoms & Causes

Tooth pain is something almost everyone has experienced to some degree – from minor aches and sensitivity to acute pain. In general, the sensation of pain is a protective response that tells the body something is wrong. As for tooth pain, it’s usually caused by a reaction of the nerves inside a tooth’s pulp chamber. So […]

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On Blood Thinners? Here’s What You Need To Know

On Blood Thinners? Here’s What You Need To Know

If you take ‘blood thinner’ medication and feel worried about going to the dentist – you’re not alone. Many dental patients have a medical condition caused by a blood clot from strokes, heart attacks, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. As a result, anticoagulant or antiplatelet medication will be given to help you manage the condition. […]

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Orthodontic Braces | DIY Fixes

Orthodontic Braces | DIY Fixes

Orthodontic braces are quite a popular choice to straighten teeth. Since, however, they are complex, multi-part constructions, occasionally problems may occur. Always see your dentist about these, but if you don’t have an immediate appointment there are temporary fixes. What to do if you break or displace the wire If you break or displace the […]

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Dental Implants | Treatment For Damaged Teeth

Dental Implants | Treatment For Damaged Teeth

How can I treat decayed, damaged or missing teeth? A popular choice for treating decayed, damaged or missing teeth is by way of dental implants. While these are some of the more expensive treatments on the market, they are also the most effective and long-lasting of solutions. A dental implant consists of a screw-like post […]

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Looking After Your Teeth During Christmas

Looking After Your Teeth During Christmas

As the Christmas holidays commence, everyone gets excited to receive presents, polishing off their advent calendars and time with family. Some of us just look forward to the lazy lie-ins and eating our weight in chocolate. This time of year is definitely not great news for your teeth. We hate to dampen your Christmas spirit, […]

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Invisible Braces – Are They Right For Me?

Invisible Braces – Are They Right For Me?

I’m too old for traditional braces, is there still hope for my teeth?  Most people who have had problems with crooked or crowded teeth had the opportunity to have braces when they were younger. However, there are people who have missed such an opportunity, leaving them with teeth that they aren’t exactly happy about. Most […]

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How Dental Veneers Can Transform Your Smile

How Dental Veneers Can Transform Your Smile

  Dental veneers are thin layers of porcelain or composite material that fit over the surface of a tooth. For teeth that are chipped, out of line or discoloured, dental veneers are a good solution. They can help fix those inconsistencies and help to provide you with a natural, attractive look. Veneers are especially perfect, and […]

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How Digestion Is Affected By Your Teeth

How Digestion Is Affected By Your Teeth

The first step of digestion is chewing (otherwise known as mastication). This takes place in the mouth, where teeth break down food and serve a very important role in the digestive process. A full set of adult teeth should have 32 teeth – including four wisdom teeth. Sometimes, wisdom teeth may not erupt fully, in which […]

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