Planning and Preparing for Dental Procedures: Your Questions Answered

Oral health tips for seniors with diabetes

As you age, oral care becomes a necessity since several oral conditions may crop up. Seniors are often plagued with a dry mouth due to medication or natural body processes. Similarly, with constant use, teeth undergo natural wear and tear over time. All these aspects increase the risk of cavities and oral diseases. The risk […]

Rinse and Pull – Tips for Whiter Teeth

Heading to the dentist for a teeth whitening is something many people do in order to take a step closer to having that perfect white smile. However, with the popularity of tea, coffee, red wine and other dark and colourful beverages it can be hard not to stain your teeth without reverting to just drinking […]

Fluoride: A Guide

You have probably been told that fluoride plays a vital part in helping to keep your teeth strong and healthy. But have you ever looked at your toothpaste and wondered exactly what fluoride is? Below is a brief guide to fluoride. What is fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral which occurs naturally within the earth’s crust […]

Keeping Invisible Braces Whiter than White

If you have invisible braces and find that your teeth are looking more yellow than usual, don’t worry, there’s a good chance you’re not imagining it! Many people find that the plastic removable trays make their teeth appear a little yellow, but often this is down to the trays are not being cleaned well enough. […]

Mistakes to Avoid in the Pursuit of Whiter Teeth

Teeth whitening is one of the most commonly requested treatments in dentistry. However, some people try to avoid paying dental fees for professional treatment and instead opt to cut costs using over-the-counter and homemade remedies. Although some of these methods may work, they are not as safe and effective as getting professional teeth whitening treatment […]

Why You May Need Dental Crown Lengthening

Crown lengthening refers to a surgical procedure through which some gum tissue is removed from your mouth so that the crowns of your teeth look longer. The cosmetic dental surgeon may also remove some bone tissue during that procedure. This article discusses some circumstances under which you may need to undergo crown lengthening. Repair of […]

How Do Asthma Inhalers Affect Your Teeth?

Although asthma medications may bring you a lot of health benefits, they may also come with some side effects that aren’t so good. Over time, you may find that your inhaler starts to affect your oral health, causing problems such as dental erosion and decay. Why does your asthma medicine affect your teeth and how […]