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Fissure sealants

What Are Fissure Sealants and How Can They Help?

We all want our children to have healthy mouths and to avoid tooth decay and the need for fillings. If you look at your child’s back teeth, you will see the teeth have lines and grooves in the biting surface. We call these fissures. Like any groove, these are the most difficult place to clean…

Tooth Coloured Fillings

Benefits of Tooth Coloured Fillings

Most people will get dental cavities at some point in their life. In the past, if you had a cavity the only option to repair the damage was a metal amalgam filling. Dental fillings have come a long way over the last decade. Today, patients have a more attractive option compared to their obvious, metal…

Mouthguard

Protect Your Teeth with a Mouthguard

Dental injuries are common when playing sport for adults and children alike. To protect your mouth against impact, it is important to consider purchasing a custom-fitted sports mouthguard. A sports mouthguard is an oral appliance made of soft plastic used to protect your teeth and gums from sustaining injuries during sport. Many sports-retail stores and…

Dental Phobia

Dental Phobia and How You Can Tackle It

Dental phobia is a very real problem for millions of people around the world. Fear of the dentist and dental procedures can be so intense that it prevents many people from seeking the dental care that they require. Whether you have a slight case that simply makes visiting your dentist an unpleasant experience or you…

Four Ways to Improve your Dental Hygiene

Regular trips to your dentist are a key part of dental care, but even more important is how you care for your smile between check-ups. Brushing your teeth morning and night does not guarantee you are giving your mouth all of the attention that it needs. Consider the following tips to help take your dental…

child dentist

Top Tips to Help Kids Overcome their Fear of the Dentist

For most adults, a visit to the dentist is a routine part of life, but for a child, the dental surgery can be an unfamiliar place and seem scary. Small children often think the dentist is going to hurt them or they become anxious because they don’t know what to expect. It is important that…

wisdom teeth removal

What Makes Wisdom Teeth Harder to Remove?

Wisdom teeth are a set of third molar that rarely grow into position correctly. Complications are commonplace with wisdom teeth. Symptoms include failure to fully erupt through the gum, the teeth becoming impacted or causing other teeth the shift out of alignment. Wisdom teeth can also grow on abnormal angles which can affect our other…

healthy eating

Healthy Eating to Promote Strong Teeth in Children

You’ve taught your child the basics of looking after their teeth: brushing and flossing twice a day. However, the secret to healthy teeth might be in your child’s lunchbox. The foods our children eat have a big impact on their teeth. Here is a list of the tooth-friendly foods you should incorporate into every meal…

Dental Hygiene

8 Great Dental Hygiene Tips

Your mouth serves many functions like smiling, chewing and speaking. Dental health is also directly related to your overall body health. Discoloured teeth, broken teeth, gum infection and other dental problems can also affect your self-confidence. With this in mind, maintaining good dental hygiene is extremely important. Below is a list of 10 useful tips to…

Invisalign

Invisalign Treatment

One of the first things people notice about you is your smile. If you are self-conscious of your smile and unhappy with the alignment of your teeth, Invisalign may be an option to give you the straight, beautiful smile you deserve. What is Invisalign? Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that doesn’t require wearing braces. Most…