White Spots On Your Teeth: 5 Possible Causes

9 May 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Many people dream of having white teeth. However, sometimes you may develop unsightly white patches on your teeth. Below is a guide to 5 possible causes of white spots on your teeth and the steps you can take to prevent them. Whitening Strips Teeth whitening strips have become a highly popular way of performing DIY cosmetic dental treatments. However, these DIY teeth whitening kits can have unpredictable results. If you leave the strip in place for too long, it can result in one area of a tooth becoming severely bleached. Read More 

Dry Socket: Minimising the Risk When Using Oral Birth Control

21 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you undergo a tooth extraction, you may have an increased chance of developing a condition called dry socket if you also take oral birth control. Dry socket is a painful condition which occurs when a blood clot fails to form on the site of the extraction, leaving the wound exposed and preventing healing. However, there are some steps you can take to help to reduce the chance that you will develop dry socket. Read More 

Chewy Candy Tooth Decay Breakdown 101: How Sugary Treats Break down Children’s Teeth

21 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

It's that time of the year again, a time in which sweet and sticky treats are devoured by people of all ages. Christmas is a festive time for friends and family to get together and partake of all the goodness that this holiday has to offer. Unfortunately, this is also a time of year when children are exposed to an abundance of sugary treats, such as lollipops, chewy candies, cakes and all manner of sweetened beverages. Read More 

Essential Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

12 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Proper dental care is quite important if you want to have healthy teeth. This involves taking care of your teeth, tongue and gums to prevent severe dental problems from occurring. Your dental health contributes massively to your general health. If you can begin dental care for your children at a young age, they will develop good oral hygiene and know how to take care of their teeth as they grow older. Read More 

When Is It Time to Visit a Dental Clinic Vs. Waiting for Your Next Check-up?

30 November 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Most adults are advised to see a dentist at least once per year, even if there is nothing particularly wrong with their mouth and teeth. Having an annual exam and x-rays can ensure any developing problems are taken care of right away, and your teeth are always in good health. However, even if you're very faithful to your annual schedule of exams, you may want to visit a dental clinic when you notice certain, specific problems; note a few of those here so you know to visit a dentist as soon as possible. Read More