Cosmetic Dentistry: Subtle Changes for Big Differences

When Your Aligner Goes AWOL: What to Do if You Lose Your Invisalign Aligner

23 February

During your Invisalign treatment, you can often become so accustomed to wearing your aligners that you literally forget they are even there. Whilst they are in your mouth, this isn’t a problem. However, there will be times when you must remove your aligners for a while, such as during meals, while drinking hot drinks, brushing […]

Dental emergency: what you need to know about abscesses

19 December

Not all dental issues are emergencies. Sometimes you may feel some discomfort as the result of a troublesome wisdom tooth or mild decay, but these problems do not need to be addressed immediately. There are, however, certain conditions that require attention as soon as they are detected. One such condition is a dental abscess, which is […]

These Bad Habits Can Hurt Your Teeth

07 December

While it is good to have a normal practice of brushing and flossing every day, this isn’t always enough to take care of your teeth. You might be doing some bad habits each day that are hurting your teeth more than you realize. Here are some bad habits to break right now. Brushing Immediately After […]

Why Would You Need a Root Canal?

29 November

When you watch any TV or hear of any dental nightmares, they usually involve root canals. They’re made out to be the worst treatment you can get done from any dental clinic. Why would anyone need such a painful form of treatment done? Here’s a look at the most common reasons you would need to […]

4 Reasons Why It’s Well Worth Choosing a Dental Implant Over a Crown

09 November

If one of your teeth is badly damaged, you may be forced to choose between either having a crown placed over it or having it extracted so a dental implant can be fitted. The process of having a dental implant installed might put you off; after all, the tooth needs to be extracted, and then […]

How to Combat Dry Socket Pain: 3 Home Treatments

19 October

The majority of tooth extractions are completed with no complications. However, if you develop a condition called dry socket, you may continue to feel pain after your tooth extraction. Dry socket occurs when blood fails to clot over the wound in your gum or if the clot is dislodged, leaving the wound exposed.  If you […]

What Not to Do If You Need to See an Emergency Dentist

28 September

If you have a dental emergency, including a broken tooth, a tooth that’s been knocked out or any type of injury inside your mouth, you don’t want to put off visiting a dentist. As with other medical emergencies, you may simply make your injury worse and risk an infection or other complication the longer you […]

Should You Be Worried about Periodontitis?

15 September

If you’ve been noticing blood on your toothbrush or may have noticed some residue when you flush into the sink, you may be worried and considering an emergency visit to the dentist. You may well be good at brushing your teeth a couple of times a day as your parents told you, but something seems […]

I Wanna Be Sedated: A Guide to Conscious Sedation for Dental Work

29 August

Sedatives are administered to patients as a matter of course ahead of any oral surgery. They reduce pain and effectively calm the patient during their procedure. Conscious sedation allows the patient to stay awake for the surgery but makes them feel relaxed and free from pain. Below is a list of some common types of […]

The Benefits of Family Dental Care

16 August

A family dentist can provide a range of services, from check-ups to cosmetic treatments and emergency dental repairs. A family dentist has experience of treating people of different ages, from small children to the elderly. Finding a good family dentist can protect you and your loved ones’ dental health. Visiting a family dentist can help […]