Dental Implants Vs. Dentures: Which is Best?

If you’re somebody who is looking to replace some missing teeth and are currently weighing up your options, you’ve come to the right place. In this month’s blog post, we are going to be comparing two options: dental implants and dentures. When it comes to choosing the right solution for you, your dentist should consider […]

Electric Toothbrushes vs Manual Toothbrushes

All of us brush our teeth as it is the foundation of good oral care and prevention. Many of us dentists come across the age old debate of whether an electric toothbrush is better than a manual. The truth is both electric and manual toothbrushes have their own benefits, in this blog we’ll go over […]

The Effects of Smoking on your Dental Health

If you’re a smoker and are worried about the impact it may have on your dental health, you are in the right place. Did you know that tobacco use in any form raises your risk for gum disease? Yes, that’s right. It doesn’t matter if you smoke cigarettes or use a pipe. Or take it […]

Facial Aesthetics – Botulinum Toxins and Dermal Fillers

Since we go to the dentist to work on the perfect smile, the rise in dentist practices offering other services like botulinum toxins and dermal fillers makes sense. In fact, we would argue that dentists are the ideal health professional stop deliver these procedures. If you’re somebody who not only wants a great smile but […]

Dental Anxiety – Putting Your Mind At Ease

There’s not many people who enjoy visiting the dentist, but for some this routine appointment can cause a great deal of stress. Anxious patients dread visiting and dentists may be worried about seeing them too. Whatever position you’re in, here’s some tips to make the appointment better for everyone involved. Compassion and communication is key […]

Here’s How Pregnancy Affects Your Teeth

There are many ways your body is impacted during a pregnancy. During those nine months the body undergoes many transformations! We mostly associate pregnancy with physical changes such as an expanding belly and other symptoms such as morning sickness and backache. However, did you know that changes can occur in your mouth as well? Yes, […]

Thinking of Trying Invisalign? Here’s 3 Benefits

One of the first things you notice when meeting somebody new is their face, more specifically their smile. A good smile not only makes a person more memorable, it also has the ability to install confidence where ever you go! What really makes a smile is the teeth. So much so, that many refuse to […]

What Periodontists Do For Patients

A periodontist is a dentist who specialises in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease. This is an infection of the tissues that hold your teeth in place, which is typically caused by poor brushing and/or flossing habits that allow plaque (the sticky film of bacteria) to build up and harden on the […]

3 Tips For Teaching Children To Brush Their Teeth

If you have a child chances are they don’t willingly brush their teeth. Whether it’s disinterest or fear, brushing teeth can be a new and overwhelming experience in a child’s eyes. One thing we recommend doing is trying to teach your child to enjoy brushing their teeth. This way you remove any negative stigma associated […]

Preparing Your Child For A Visit To The Dentist

Visiting the family dentist should be a scheduled activity. Regular visits are crucial for the long-term health of teeth and gums. Expensive and serious complications can be prevented if early symptoms are discovered. While we realise the necessity of maintaining our dental health, we often dread these appointments. For children, this can be an especially […]