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Dental Floss – Risky Or Beneficial?

Dental Floss – Risky Or Beneficial?

It’s completely normal to feel apprehension when it comes to using dental floss, especially if you’ve never used it before. If you bleed from your gums the first few times you use dental floss that’s quite common, too. This is because your gums will be quite tender at first and as you continue to floss […]

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How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

We get asked this all the time. The answer is dependent on how frequently they use their toothbrush and what their dental health conditions are. Usually it’s a good idea to replace your toothbrush every three-to-four months to ensure you’ve always got a fresh brush. If you’re ever left wondering whether or not your toothbrush […]

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Natural Shaped Teeth Can Be Achieved With Crowns

Natural Shaped Teeth Can Be Achieved With Crowns

Crowns, also known as caps, are a great way to artificially give your teeth the shape of natural teeth. They’re made from a range of materials like porcelain, ceramic, glass and gold. But the most popular option is crowns made from porcelain bonded to metal – due to its durability and strength. They’re a particularly […]

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Dangers Of Sugary Drinks In Summer

Dangers Of Sugary Drinks In Summer

  Who loves nothing more than a cold cocktail or two during a hot summer day? Your body loses essential fluids and your blood sugar starts to drop, so it can be easy to get carried away and buy the wrong drinks to quench your thirst. Whether you’re enjoying a day at the park or […]

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Sensitive Teeth: Why Do Teeth Become So?

Sensitive Teeth: Why Do Teeth Become So?

  Exposed dentine is one of the several causes of sensitive teeth. Diet, stomach acids or vigorous tooth brushing can soften the outermost layer of teeth (known as the enamel). Incorrect brushing can also lead to receding gums that expose parts of the teeth not protected by enamel, exposing the dentine. Dentine is the layer […]

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Tips On Tackling Plaque

Tips On Tackling Plaque

Plaque is made up of invisible masses of harmful germs that live in the mouth and stick to the teeth. Some types can cause tooth decay, other types cause gum disease. Red, puffy or bleeding gums can be the first signs of gum disease. If gum disease is not treated, the tissues holding the teeth […]

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Healthy Foods For Healthy Gums

Healthy Foods For Healthy Gums

It might not be the first thing that comes to mind but the difference between having healthy gums and a picture perfect smile could be your diet. Even if your dental hygiene is great, not watching what you eat makes it harder to keep your teeth healthy. Our teeth are important. That’s why we should […]

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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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