Dental Information

Diabetes and Dental Health

Good dental health is important for everyone, but people with diabetes should take special care with their dental health and be vigilant about brushing and flossing. People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and poor control of blood sugar levels, are at greater risk of developing dental health problems.

The Best and Worst Foods for your Teeth - Infographics

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Tooth loss and Dental Implant benefits

When considering Dental Implant Treatments it is important to understand the effects of the alternatives. So what is the cost of not having dental implants?

The Effects of Tooth Loss

As we lose our teeth we also lose jaw bone that supports those teeth. When many teeth or all teeth are missing, there will be severe collapse/shrinking of the jaw bone.

Further to bone loss, face shape changes will occur when all teeth are missing, including:

Tooth Sensitivity

As a Dental Hygienist working at Smile Artistry, one of the most common questions I am faced with on a daily basis is, “Why are my teeth sensitive” and “Is there anything I can do to help relieve my sensitive teeth?”

Pregnancy and Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

Working as a Dental Hygienist at Smile Artistry I often get asked the question, ‘How does pregnancy affect my teeth and gums?’ or ‘I’m pregnant and have noticed my gums bleeding when I clean my teeth?’ During pregnancy, women have an increased risk of developing gum disease.