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Signs You Should See a Dentist

Modern day life sees us all struggling to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Sometimes it seems there are just not enough hours in the day.  Consequently some “jobs” tend to get put on the back burner. One of these “jobs” tends to be visiting the dentist. Making time to visit the dentist is something we should all do.

What are wisdom teeth and why so many people have them removed?

Everyone has heard of wisdom teeth but many people do not understand what they actually are. And with wisdom teeth removal a common procedure, many don’t know why we have them or what their purpose is. Before getting your wisdom teeth assessed for removal, understanding the basics is essential.

How often should you see the dentist?

Having good oral health is key to having good health in general. Therefore you need to make certain that you have regular check-ups. Regular check ups will not only prevent decay, but a wide range of other health issues. So just how often should you see the dentist? Let’s find out.

Common foods and drinks which stain your teeth!

Do you suffer from discoloured teeth? If so, your definitely not alone. Coffee, cigarettes, wine and soft drinks all have a negative effect on the colour of our teeth, often leaving them stained and lack lustre.

Even some otherwise healthy fruits and juices can cause unsightly marks to appear on your teeth. Our list below highlights foods and drinks that stain your teeth and provides advice on how to maintain a whiter, brighter smile.

The tooth fairy – helping kids learn about dental care

The tooth fairy is more than a myth. She is a way to teach your kids. While the tooth fairy is primarily about making losing teeth fun rather than scary, she is also about proper dental care and creating lifelong habits to ensure a sparkling grin for the rest of your child’s life. For parents, it is important to use this time to teach your children in a fun and engaging way.

Is 'Root Canal' a bad word"?

Many patients don’t know what a root canal treatment really is, they just hear the name and think of all the bad press a root canal treatment gets. When really they are not bad at all, in fact they are great because they save your tooth from an extraction which no one wants.

Dentist: "A person qualified in the science of diagnosis and treatment of...

Dentist: "A person qualified in the science of diagnosis and treatment of...

... diseases and disorders of the teeth and gums.

And you thought a dentist just likes asking you questions when they have their hands in your mouth.

These days, a Dentist is trained to work as a part of the wider medical profession to look after your mouth.

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.