122019Aug

Your mouth when you have a cold

  Taking care of your teeth is simple until suddenly you have constant sneezing or a blocked nose. Coughing, wheezing or sniffing- all these make oral hygiene very difficult. Here are some quick care tips during a cold or flu bout: 1. Hydrate yourself – drink plenty of water. 2. Watch your sugar intake. Use […]

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052019Aug

Toothbrush Tales

There are so many toothbrushes in the market. Ever wondered which one is for you? In reality, any toothbrush you feel comfortable works well. To start with, select a toothbrush head size that easily fits into your mouth and can brush 1-2 teeth at a time. Any toothbrush you choose should have soft but firm […]

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192018Sep

Brushing Blues

You may be one of those who takes excellent care of your teeth. Your mother has been responsible for instilling this good habit. Brush regularly as properly, she said. You have taken her advice and now your routine is set. You brush as well as you can using the best marketed toothbrush and as often […]

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192018Sep

Help for that Gap !

Madonna, Eddie Murphy and Omar Sharif sport big gaps in their teeth giving them a distinctive, unique look. Are gaps for everyone? True, gaps between the front teeth may look cool on a few but for most people they are a source of concern and embarrassment. Gaps can occur anywhere in the mouth but they […]

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292018Aug

Calcium and your Teeth

There is a belief that Calcium and Calcium supplements are good for your teeth.  Milk and dairy products such as cheese are rich in calcium. They contain fatty acids, proteins, and phosphates that have decay-fighting properties. However, there is no proof that by increasing the dietary Intake of these foods it will strengthen the teeth […]

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072018Aug

There’s been a small accident….

Your 12-year-old son has charged his way down the staircase, 2 steps at a time and trips on the last one, landing on his face. Just a minor bruise, but his front permanent incisor has neatly flown out of his mouth and landed on the floor. Different scenarios, an accident, a fight or in sports […]

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102018Jul

What’s a tooth post?

When you have to get a crown for your tooth the dentist says you need a ‘post’. Posts are small pillar-like structures meant to strengthen your tooth before capping. Badly broken down or damaged teeth need root canal treatment. Such teeth are weak structurally and brittle and cannot support a cap unless strengthened. A ‘post’ […]

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042018Jun

Paediatric dentistry guidelines for parents

Children’s first (milk) teeth are important because, apart from being needed for chewing and speaking, they help to maintain space for permanent teeth, developing underneath them in the jaws. If the milk teeth are well looked after, then it is more likely that the second (permanent) teeth will grow into their correct position. DID YOU […]

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122018May

What is tooth erosion and is it dangerous?

What is tooth erosion? What causes tooth erosion? The enamel on teeth can wear away due to a variety of reasons. When tooth structure is removed or wears away as a result of chemicals, then this results in erosion of the teeth. Tooth erosion on the biting surface of the teeth Tooth erosion on the […]

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182017Sep

A BRAND NEW SMILE

Stacy had crowned her upper teeth several years ago, but now started noticing her lower teeth did not look very pleasing, especially in comparison to her upper teeth. In two quick appointments, our team of experts were able to make her lower teeth look like brand new, giving her a functional, aesthetic smile.

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