Healthy Gums Equals Healthy Teeth!
11 August 2015
Regular visits to a dental clinic for routine check-ups by your dentist can certainly go a long way to keeping your pearly whites in good shape. But did you know that if your gums aren't healthy, you could risk losing your teeth? So, what causes gum disease? How can you tell if your gums are affected? How can you prevent it and what can your dentist do to help? Read on to find out more.
The Benefits of Today's Choices for Incognito Braces
14 July 2015
Wanting to correct crooked teeth no longer means having to walk around with a mouth full of unsightly braces that can make any adult or child very self-conscious. Today's choices for braces include incognito braces, also known as lingual braces, which are metal braces placed behind the teeth.
If you're thinking of braces for yourself or your child, note a few advantages of incognito braces versus plastic tray aligners or metal braces that are placed in the front of the teeth:
How to Identify & Prevent Tooth Enamel Erosion
15 June 2015
Despite enamel forming only a thin coating over your teeth, it provides a tough barrier that protects them from damage when you chew, bite and consume hot or cold foods. However, if you damage the enamel on any of your teeth they are susceptible to decay as enamel does not regenerate on its own. Here's an overview of the causes and signs of enamel erosion and how to prevent it:
Tips for Keeping Your Dentures in Tip-top Condition
14 May 2015
New denture wearers often have questions about how to best keep their dentures clean and in good condition. Looking after your dentures will prolong their life, but it'll also protect your oral health as dirty dentures have high levels of bacteria and fungus, which can irritate and inflame your gums. Here are a few tips for keeping your dentures in great condition:
Embrace a Thorough Daily Cleaning Routine
Thoroughly cleaning your dentures every day will minimise the amount of bacteria on them from food debris and prevent the build-up of plaque.