Insights

As part of our duty of care for your oral health we will keep you up to date on news, insights and information from the world of dentistry

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Enamel’s Kryptonite

Your teeth are strong, but how strong? The enamel of your tooth, the visible white portion, is the hardest material in your body, even stronger than your bones! Enamel is actually harder than iron or steel because nature designed enamel to last a lifetime. Teeth can even survive temperatures up to 1,000 degree Celsius!  …

Why do I need to see the Dental hygienist

Who needs to see a hygienist? In an enlightened world in which we are more aware than ever of what we put in our mouths – and how it can impact on the health of our teeth and gums – it would be rather delightful to think that there is little need for professional oral…

Signs That You Need Root Canal Therapy

If you’ve been nursing severe dental pain that’s particularly troublesome when you eat – with sensitivity lasting long after you’ve tucked into that meal or enjoyed a drink – then it may mean you need root canal treatment. What is Root Canal Therapy?  Root canal therapy is all about saving a tooth rather than having…

4 Reasons why you shouldn’t be afraid of the dentist

1. There is such a thing as ‘Pain-Free’ Dentistry Most people are afraid of the dentist because they think it will hurt.  Modern materials and improved techniques means that dentists are able to virtually eliminate pain from dentistry. And by visiting the dentist regularly problems can be spotted early and resolved before any pain or…

Healthy You means Healthy Smile

How does your dentist know about your diet?  Don’t be surprised if at your next dental visit you’re not just getting advice on good dental hygiene, but also healthy eating tips.  This isn’t just about too much sugar and soft drinks, but because the mouth is often the first place to shows signs of vitamin…

Straight Teeth for Adults

Most people, especially adults, with misaligned or crooked teeth are self-conscious or embarrassed about their smiles. With the misconception of braces or veneers as the only solutions to this problem, they are deterred from seeking advise. As a result, these adults live with their existing smile. With modern dental technology enhancement, teeth straightening has never…

Aging gracefully with Dento–Facial Aesthetics

There is far more at play when a person smiles, laughs and gets older than just their teeth. Smiling, laughing, frowning, shouting, crying and just plain getting older, are all “full face events”. To treat your smile in a holistic way Dentists with the appropriate qualifications and expertise can now also provide facial aesthetic treatments…

Why Early treatment for children is best

The treatment to crooked teeth in the teenage years with the use of braces is the standard approach in dentistry and orthodontics. But it’s not always necessary to until your child is a teenager.  Many orthodontic conditions can be detected at a young age and will benefit from early treatment.  Incorrect dental and facial development…

What to do in a Dental emergency

The mouth is one of the most injured area of a body in contact sports. Running around a wet floor at swimming pools and even slippery marble floors can also cause one to slip easily, hence it is no surprise to know that accidents resulting in mouth and teeth trauma are very common here in…

TMJ – all you need to know

Did you know that your dentist may be able to treat your headaches as well as neck pain and even vertigo? These are just some of the symptoms of TMJ Syndrome. What is TMJ Syndrome? It is a cycle of pain, muscle spasms and imbalance in the joint where the jaw meets the skull, often…

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