Diet and Dental Care: The Best Food for Your Smile

What to Do If Your Child Doesn’t Want to Move Up From Baby Toothpaste

22 November

As your child gets older, you may want to change the toothpaste you use to reflect their age. While this may not be a problem for some children, others may resist moving up the toothpaste chain and may refuse to use a new type of toothpaste. What can you do if your child doesn’t want […]

Thinking of Braces? Some Questions to Ask Your Dentist

08 November

If you are less than happy with your appearance due to a crooked smile, you may be considering whether or not braces are in your future. What are some of the questions that you need to ask a dentist at your next visit, to make sure that you have the right amount of information? Costing […]

Teen Oral Health: 4 Things They Need to Know

14 September

As your child becomes a teenager, the responsibility for maintaining their dental health will begin to shift from you to them. However, you will still be able to give them some advice and guidance. Below are four things which can help your teen maintain great oral health as they develop into an adult. Mouth guards […]

Do You Need to Take the Day Off Work After a Tooth Extraction?

14 September

Having a tooth extracted may not take too much time or cause you any immediate problems; however, this procedure may affect you later in the day. While some people go back to work straight after having a tooth out, this isn’t always a good idea. What do you need to think about before deciding when […]

Tooth Extraction Tips: Why You Should Talk to Your Dentist About Contraception

14 September

If you’re planning a tooth extraction, the last thing you might expect to discuss with your dentist is the contraception you take. However, if you’re on an oral contraceptive, this is a conversation you need to be having. Why? Oestrogen and Extraction Bleeding The oestrogen in oral contraceptives can affect the way your body deals […]

Easy Ways to Remove Plaque and Tartar

25 August

You may have experienced that slimy, sticky feeling on your teeth when you haven’t brushed them for a day or two, perhaps when you’ve been at a music festival or over a friend’s house and have been distracted from your daily brushing routine. This is plaque, a formation of bacteria that builds up on your teeth […]

Reasons to Consider Front Teeth Veneers

11 August

If you have damaged or severely discoloured front teeth, chances are you are looking for ways to remedy their appearance. This is because, even though the primary function of your teeth is for mastication, they also play a pivotal role in the aesthetics of your smile. One of the cosmetic procedures that you could consider […]

Dental Solutions | 3 Clever Ways To Prevent Tooth Enamel Loss

22 July

Teeth are typically covered with a strong, semi-clear outer enamel coating that delivers protection from daily wear through chewing, biting and speaking. Although enamel is a hard substance, it is quite fragile and can wear away thanks to certain foods or poor oral hygiene. Worn out enamel may need dental solutions like capping, crowning, filling […]

What to if your child is injured in the mouth while playing a sport

08 July

If your child is injured in any way, it may be your usual response to take them to the emergency room at the closest hospital. If it is an injury that constitutes a dental emergency, though, it is usually best to call your family dentist before seeking other treatment. Playing sport can hold the threat […]

As a secondary school teacher, help your students who wear braces to embrace the moment

20 June

Most children who wear braces will be in secondary school, at which age they are facing a number of life changes and wearing braces may be an obstacle for them. As a secondary school teacher, you can help to make the experience of wearing braces easier for your students. If you wear braces yourself, you […]