Do I Need to Wear a Mouthguard for Sport?

Do I Need to Wear a Mouthguard for Sport?

For more than 100 years, athletes have been using mouthguards to protect their teeth and gums while playing contact sports, such as boxing and football. A mouthguard is a clear or coloured plastic device that fits over your teeth to protect them from any type of impact. If you or your child plays sport, a… Continue Reading

Three Ways to Repair Missing Teeth

Three Ways to Repair Missing Teeth

Losing a tooth can be a traumatic—and potentially painful—experience. However, you’ll be glad to learn that when it comes to repairing missing teeth, there’s an option to suit all budgets. Here are three popular options for fixing missing teeth that I regularly offer to my patients: Option 1: Removable denture The first option to repair… Continue Reading

Snoring Partner – Your Dentist Can Help!

Snoring Partner – Your Dentist Can Help!

Is your partner keeping you up with night snoring and you don’t know what to do? If so, a dentist that specialises in sleep apnea solutions may be able to help. Lack of sleep from your partner’s snoring may cause you to have headaches, fatigue and attention problems. But your partner may be suffering even… Continue Reading

Dental Implants – The Simple Facts Explained

Dental Implants – The Simple Facts Explained

For many patients, dental implants are an ideal option for replacing missing or damaged teeth. This dental technique has been used for more than 45 years and it is considered to be a very safe and effective procedure. It will restore your smile by filling any gaps you have with aesthetically-pleasing and permanently anchored artificial… Continue Reading

I Have a Toothache! What Should I Do?

I Have a Toothache! What Should I Do?

Toothache is a painful condition that can drive you to distraction. It can also be a sign of serious dental health problems, so it’s important not to ignore the pain. Here are five things you should do if you are experiencing toothache: Book an appointment with your dentist Toothache needs to be checked out by… Continue Reading

Prevention is Better than a Dental Cure

Prevention is Better than a Dental Cure

Prevention in oral health is of utmost importance. A lot of the diseases that occur in the teeth, gums and mouth occur because people don’t take enough care when looking after their teeth. The importance of regular dental check-ups is clear. While you may be fanatical when it comes to brushing your teeth, that’s not… Continue Reading

Is it True that Flossing Your Teeth is Pointless?

Is it True that Flossing Your Teeth is Pointless?

Dentists have been encouraging their patients to floss with dental floss daily for more than 100 years. However, recent reports have shed some doubt as to whether flossing provides any benefits to your dental health. These reports state that there is no clear evidence showing that flossing does anything to promote better oral health. Could… Continue Reading

The Top 3 Dental Emergencies and How to Handle Them

The Top 3 Dental Emergencies and How to Handle Them

Many people know first aid basics and what to do in medical emergencies. But handling dental emergencies is not always common knowledge. Your first experiences with dental emergencies may be when they happen to you or a loved one. Here are the top 3 dental emergencies and how to handle them. Knocked-out tooth When a… Continue Reading