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I think I’ve cracked my tooth, what now?

Posted on 19 September 2018

Cracking your tooth is quite a common condition and a major cause of tooth loss. You can crack your tooth from chewing on hard foods, grinding your teeth or a number of other reasons. What’s most important is that your tooth is treated to avoid losing the tooth completely.

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What is Gingivitis?

Posted on 10 September 2018

Gingivitis is a mild but common form of gum disease that causes irritation, swelling and redness of the gingiva. The gingiva is the part of the gum around the base of the tooth. Gingivitis is not a serious condition however if it is left untreated, it can progress to a much more serious condition - periodontitis. Periodontitis is a gum disease that damages the soft tissue and bone supporting the tooth and if left untreated, the bone around the tooth is progressively lost.

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Oral Health Impacts on General Health

Posted on 22 August 2018

Oral health can have a huge but subtle impact on people’s everyday lives. Oral health affects the way we eat, sleep, speak and socialise. If we’re in pain due to an oral health issue, it’s going to weigh in on other areas of our lives. When experiencing oral health issues, the obvious damage is to the mouth however your general health can also take a hit. 

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Dental Health Week 2018 - Watch Your Mouth

Posted on 21 August 2018

Watch Your Mouth. This was the focus message for Dental Health Week this month, taking the attention away from teeth specifically and instead, focusing on the whole mouth.

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Family Dental Care Habits Can Beat Junk Food Advertising

Posted on 11 May 2018

There has been a lot of mention in the media recently about the impact of junk food advertising on kids’ general health. The effects of childhood obesity and behaviour changes from consuming junk food are commonly discussed.

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Should You Adjust Your Dental Care Routine While Pregnant?

Posted on 11 May 2018

Maintaining your general dental care routine is essential while pregnant. Your general oral health impacts your overall health—which in turn affects the health and development of your baby.

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Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

Posted on 21 March 2018

With so many kinds of toothpaste out there, it can be confusing trying to work out what the differences are. We've provided a brief overview of the different types of toothpaste to help you make the right decision for you and your teeth!

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Crowns Vs Veneers: Which option is right for you?

Posted on 5 March 2018

When you make the decision to improve your smile, it can often be overwhelming trying to decide what it is you are actually looking for. Some dentists may provide differing opinions and this can be confusing when it comes to making a final decision. 

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Tips For Post Dental Implant Treatment

Posted on 1 February 2018

If you’ve made the decision to undergo treatment and receive dental implants, you’ll want to ensure you have no implications post-treatment. Your healing time will depend on a number of factors including how many implants you receive; whether it be a single tooth, multiple teeth or an entire set of teeth.

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Signs You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Posted on 16 January 2018

There is no hard and fast rule that will tell you your wisdom teeth need to be removed however you will have symptoms when they are coming through. Not everyone who receives their wisdom teeth has them removed but due to the impact they can have on oral health, most people choose to have them extracted.

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