Keeping your teeth in good health during Covid-19

Don’t brush too hard While it may feel like the right thing to do to ensure you are removing all plaque and food particles from your teeth, you may actually be doing damage to your teeth and gums. A gentle circular movement will be more than enough to remove food particles and plaque build up …

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How medications affect your oral health

When we think of the factors that affect our oral hygiene we often consider food, how often you brush your teeth, and whether you floss or not. However, we rarely take into account how medications affect your oral health. If you are currently taking any medication, it is really important to talk to your dentist …

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Gum Disease Treatment

How to treat Gum Disease? Home Care If you are seeing the early signs of gum disease (gingivitis), we recommend seeing your dentist for some professional advice. Gingivitis can be reversed if caught in time. There are some steps you can take at home that may be able to reduce the problems you are facing. …

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Electric vs Manual Toothbrushes

Is the investment in an electric toothbrush essential when it comes to your oral hygiene? We believe both the electric and manual toothbrush can be effective at removing plaque, once used correctly. There are pros and cons to both toothbrushes, so here is some information to take into account when deciding on what toothbrush to …

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6 Common Oral Hygiene Mistakes Revealed

Here are some of the most common oral hygiene mistakes we see, all of which are easily changed. Check your routine against these mistakes, and see if there is anything you can change to make your routine that bit better. We often have patients coming in with early signs of gum disease, some of which …

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Smoking and Periodontal Disease

What is the connection between smoking and periodontal disease? Smoking is widely known to have an adverse effect on your general health. When we think of smoking and its impact on your health, we usually think of lung cancer. However, smoking also has a part to play in several diseases of the mouth. Let’s look …

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Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2019

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2019 is on Wednesday, September 18th. This will be its 10th year running. This campaign aims to promote awareness of mouth cancer, its causes, and how to reduce your risk of getting it. This year, we are trying to highlight the importance of early diagnosis. Early diagnosis greatly improves your chance …

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What is Gingivitis?

This month we have to decided to discuss gingivitis in more detail, including its causes and symptoms, and how to avoid it. Gingivitis is a very common and mild form of gum disease. It can cause inflammation and bleeding of the gingiva, which is the gum around the base of the tooth. If not treated …

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Link Found between mouth bacteria and strokes

A recent study has been released highlighting the link between mouth bacteria and strokes. This study was completed by a Finnish research group. This study included 75 patients who were treated for an ischemic stroke. An ischemic stroke is the most common of strokes accounting for 87% of all strokes. It is usually caused by …

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Why Choose Dental Implants

Dental Implants are the best available solution for the problem of missing teeth. Made out of titanium, and shaped to replace the root of the missing teeth. Made out of titanium, and shaped to replace the root of the missing tooth, they offer several advantages over conventional crown, dentures, and bridgework. So why choose dental …

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