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Adult Orthodontics

If you are an adult, you may be thinking more about the appearance of your teeth than adults did in…

Alternatives to CPAP Machines

Do you find that you have constant trouble with sleeping? Do you wake up suddenly through the night, finding it…

Appliances for Snoring Prevention

Do you or your partner snore excessively? Snoring can not only disrupt the sleep cycle, but it can affect the…

Bad Bite

A bad bite occurs when the teeth don’t join together properly resulting in a crooked smile and a lowering of…

Braces

Braces are used to correct crooked or misaligned teeth which cause a poor bite. They help to correct the two…

Bridges

A bridge, commonly known as a fixed denture, is used to fill in a space created by a single tooth,…

Cavities

Cavities occur in the hard, outer parts of your teeth when they become permanently damaged. Small holes or openings develop…

Children’s Braces

Children’s braces are specially prepared and constructed devices that help to reposition a child’s teeth if they have grown in…

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry concerns itself with improving the appearance of a person’s teeth or related parts of the mouth such as…

Crowns

Crowns are fixtures that are put in place when a tooth has been damaged by an accident or tooth decay.…

Decay

Decay in a tooth is damage that takes place when bacteria have found their way into your mouth, forming acid…

Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies are usually unforeseen events that lead to a person having to seek dental treatment. Very severe toothaches and…

Dental Hygiene

Dental hygiene refers to the way that teeth are maintained such as cleaning, flossing and diet preference. A lack of…

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Dental Implants

Dental implants are one of the most recent developments for the replacement of missing teeth. They are a possible substitute…

Dentures

A denture is a dental device which is used as a substitute for missing teeth. There are two kinds of…

Enamel

Every tooth has a thin layer of enamel coating, which as it turns out is the body’s hardest tissue. Enamel…

Extraction

Extracting a tooth is not performed unless there is a really good reason. Normally, extraction is done because the tooth…

Fillings

Fillings have long been the commonest method of solving problems with cavities in teeth. If cavities are not filled in…

Flossing

Flossing can eliminate bacteria that are not easily accessible by a toothbrush, particularly in between teeth. Flossing involves the use…

Fluoride

This is the substance put in toothpaste or drinking water to help prevent tooth decay and the development of caries.…

Gingivitis

Gingivitis is quite common and is a less severe form of gum disease causing swelling, redness and irritation. As gingivitis…

Grinding of Teeth

Grinding of teeth is more technically referred to as bruxism. Many people do not even know that they grind their…

Halitosis

Halitosis is an unpleasant smell coming from one’s breath. The cause determines how often the breath smells in this way.…

Harmful Bacteria

Not all bacteria in your mouth are harmful – many of them can be actually beneficial, but two types of…

Heart Disease and Gum Disease

Research has discovered that there could be a relationship between persistent heart disease and gum disease. This may be due…

Impacted Teeth

Impacted teeth are teeth that don’t manage to break free of the gums they are growing within. Any teeth can…

Injured Teeth

If you have had an injury to your mouth that has affected your teeth you shouldn’t hesitate but contact your…

Invisalign

Invisalign is an invisible teeth re aligner that helps to move misshapen teeth into the correct position. Invisalign realigners differ…

Jaw Pain

Jaw pain may be confined to the jaw joints themselves or may be localised somewhere in the jaw. The jaw…

K7 Evaluation

The K7 evaluation system is a relatively modern machine that helps dentists and physicians evaluate patients who have temporomandibular disorder…

Kids Tooth Care

Kids learn by copying what they see around them, so if a parent has good oral hygiene habits it is…

Lasers in Dentistry

Lasers were first used in dental procedures in 1994. Dentists use lasers for a variety of purposes To treat tooth…

Malocclusion

Malocclusion is a term that is used to describe a person’s teeth that do not fit properly together when the…

Misalignment of the Teeth

It is important that the teeth on both the upper and lower jaws are properly aligned to each other so…

Missing Teeth

Teeth can go missing or bits of them can break off when you have suffered a blow to the face…

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer commonly occurs in the mouth, on the lower lip, at the rear of the throat, the salivary glands…

Oral Hygiene for Adults

Gum disease and tooth decay are due to plaque, which is a sticky mixture of food and bacteria. The teeth…

Orthotic Device

An orthotic device in dentistry is a custom made device which is used to reposition the jaw when a patient…

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a more advanced form of gum disease that happens when earlier bacterial infection of the gum issue…

Plaque

Plaque may seem an innocuous substance, but can cause serious health problems if left untreated. It is the sticky material…

Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment, also referred to as endodontics, is used as a way of treating infections at a tooth’s centre…

Snoring Devices

Snoring devices are used to help a person who snores excessively or has a sleeping disorder of some kind, such…

Tartar

Tartar, sometimes called dental calculus, is an accumulation of hardened plaque on the teeth. In this hardened form it is…

TMJ

The acronym TMJ is short for an important facial joint called the temporomandibular joint. This joint allows you to talk…

Tongue Retaining Device

A tongue retaining device is a device that is used to help position the tongue so that it allows someone…

Tooth Brushing and Toothpaste

Tooth brushing is almost universally recognised as having some use as a means of preventing tooth decay, especially if it…

Toothache

Toothache can be annoying as well a warning that there is a potentially serious dental problem at hand. It is…

Veneers Used in Dentistry

If teeth have become chipped or they are stained so badly that any amount of cleaning cannot restore them to…

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Wisdom teeth are the four teeth that are found at the back of the mouth in all four corners. Due…

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