Invisalign VS Metal Braces Are you worried about your crooked teeth? If your teeth are crooked or misaligned, you have probably considered straightening them at some point. There are two options available to do so, and each have their pros and cons. Both Invisalign and traditional metal braces can be [...]
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When Should Wisdom Teeth be Removed? Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt, normally at some point between the ages of 17-25. For some people, wisdom teeth can cause oral health issues such as overcrowding, impaction and increased risk of infection. Wisdom teeth removal is not always necessary, but [...]
Teeth Whitening Treatments Create A Dazzling Smile Teeth whitening treatments have become extremely popular in recent years. They offer a way to return a smile to its former glory when teeth have become stained or discoloured due to eating, drinking or smoking. There are two options available when you are [...]
Dry Mouth – Why Does it Occur? Dry mouth is a common condition, and it is one which many people express concern about. If you’re one of the 10% of people who experience a persistent dry mouth and throat, it is possible you may have xerostomia which is also known [...]
Invisible Braces for Teenagers – An Unobtrusive Option for Aligning Teeth Malocclusion is a common dental issue, particularly amongst adolescents. Traditional metal braces remain a valid treatment option for correcting any irregularities, but with the advent of clear aligners such as Invisalign they are starting to fall out of favour. [...]
If your teeth are crooked or misshapen, perhaps you might consider a set of aligners as a viable treatment option. Invisalign is a relatively new orthodontic aligner treatment. It helps straighten teeth without needing typical metal braces which are invasive and sometimes painful. Standard braces are often ugly and can cut the lips and [...]
Tooth Sensitivity – Why does it occur? How is it treated? If you are someone who experiences discomfort when eating or drinking hot and cold foods/liquids, rest assured you’re not alone. Tooth sensitivity is a common complaint which dentists treat on a regular basis, and it is something which can [...]
Gingivitis and Gum Disease – Reducing Your Risk Factors If you have ever experienced inflamed gums, it is highly likely you are dealing with gingivitis. Whilst this is a common form of gum disease which is reversible, early intervention is necessary to avoid more serious complications such as periodontitis and [...]
What is a cavity? A cavity is a hole in a tooth that forms because of untreated tooth decay. A cavity can affect the hard tissues (enamel, dentin and cementum) and soft tissue (pulp) of a tooth. Cavities start off small, but gradually grow if left untreated. Since tooth decay does not always cause [...]
Tooth Decay – Causes and Tips for Prevention Tooth decay and erosion are common oral health issues, and these problems can affect people at any age. Whilst high consumption of sugary food and drink can contribute to tooth decay, the problem is caused by bacteria within your mouth which produce [...]