Dentures are custom made synthetic teeth and gums that are based on impressions taken of your mouth. If you have structural abnormalities in your mouth and/or missing teeth, it’s worth considering having them fitted. There are four different types of dentures available; your dentist will advise you which type is right for you. Let’s discuss [...]
Are you feeling severe pain in your jawbone, spiking a fever and have a sudden putrid taste in your mouth? There’s a good chance that you have an abscess in one – or more – of your teeth. In this article, we’re going to break down, and build up your knowledge about tooth abscesses so [...]
A root canal is a dental procedure which is performed when the dental pulp is severely injured or infected. Common causes that affect the pulp include trauma and cracks to the tooth, as well as a cavity. […]
Have you ever wondered why toothpaste companies make it very clear that their products contain fluoride? In a previous article, we reiterated the importance of using the right toothpaste to help strengthen tooth enamel. Today, we’re going to investigate why fluoride is essential to dental care. […]
Are you experiencing pain when you eat cold and/or warm foods and drinks? If so, you are most likely suffering from tooth sensitivity. In this article, we’ll explain everything that you need to know about the condition. What is tooth sensitivity? Dentin hypersensitivity, the fancy term for sensitive teeth, occurs when the layer of tooth [...]
Did you know that tooth enamel is stronger than the bones in your body? However, even though it’s super tough, unlike bones it cannot regenerate; so, it’s essential to keep the enamel on those chompers strong and healthy. […]
Do you need your wisdom teeth removed? The short answer is ‘no’, but it has become a standard preventative measure because they can cause potential problems later in life. Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars and are situated right at the back of the mouth on the lower and upper jaw. For the [...]
Do your gums bleed after you’ve brushed or flossed?
Are you experiencing toothache, increased sensitivity and pain on your gum line? This may be due to the types of foods that you’re eating. Certain foods, especially those high in sugar, attack the protective layer, called enamel, on your teeth, which leaves you susceptible to tooth decay. Here are some of the foods and drinks [...]
Do you see a yellowish tint on your teeth?