Blunt Force Trauma to the Mouth when Wearing Braces: What You Need to Know

24 April 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

There are two primary ways in which you could lose a tooth. An accident or injury that causes a forceful blow to the area could knock a tooth out. Decay and periodontal disease could also result in the gradual degradation of a tooth until it's lost, whether by falling out of its own accord or by intervention from your dentist. It could conceivably be a combination of the two, in which a tooth that has been weakened due to periodontal disease more easily falls out as the result of an accident. Read More 

Tooth Decay: Three Viable Alternatives to Root Canal Treatment

16 March 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When your tooth has suffered severe decay and infection of the pulp cavity, the first treatment option that comes to mind is a root canal. The treatment procedure involves getting rid of the decayed part of the enamel, removing the nerve, and filling up the canals. While a root canal treatment is a viable option for saving your infected tooth, it is not the only solution. If you are considering exploring other options for managing the tooth, here are some other alternatives that may work better for you. Read More 

The Light Fantastic: Should You Choose Laser Teeth Whitening Over Conventional Whitening Treatments?

16 March 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Hairstyles and fashion trends may come and go faster than anybody can really keep track of, but a shiny white smile never goes out of style, and someone looking to brighten their yellowing, discoloured teeth has more options than ever before to obtain a movie-star smile. One of the most popular modern additions to the field of tooth whitening is laser whitening treatments, which use precise, non-damaging lasers to 'lit' stains away from the surface of your teeth. Read More 

3 Denture Care Tips to Follow When Travelling

22 February 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Proper care is essential if you want your dentures to last longer and fit correctly. While most people are faithful to their denture care routine, this tends to change when planning a trip. Whether it's a business trip or a vacation, taking a few days away from home can throw off your dental care routine. Unfortunately, as a denture wearer, all it takes is a few days of negligence to end up with loosely fitting or worn restorations. Read More 

3 Effects of Low-Carb Diets on Oral Health

25 January 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Low-carb diets are a popular choice among people who are trying to slim down. Some dieters claim cutting carbs is an easy way to lose weight, but this kind of diet can have some noticeable side effects. Here are three oral health effects of eating a low-carb diet. 1. Cavities Many people assume that cutting carbohydrates out of the diet will protect them from cavities. Oral bacteria feed on sugars, which are found in carbohydrate-rich foods. Read More