19 01, 2018

Cavities Under a Filling

2018-01-19T13:04:58+00:00January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Fillings are intended to “fill in” the gap left by a cavity. However, a cavity can form underneath the filling for various reasons. - Damaged Filling: Cracks and other damage can occur over time. - Bad Seal: If the filling [...]

17 01, 2018

Three Ways to Ensure Your Enamel Stays Healthy

2018-01-17T07:11:14+00:00January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Protecting your tooth enamel from decay is one of the most important aspects of dental care. Key takeaways: - Pay attention to your sugar consumption and always follow up with a drink of water after eating something sweet. - Fluoride [...]

12 01, 2018

Asthma linked to gum disease

2018-01-12T18:38:54+00:00January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Researchers have found a link between asthma and gum disease. This means that people who have asthma need to take extra care of their dental health. Key takeaways: - Dry mouth caused by your inhaler may cause gum disease. - [...]

9 01, 2018

Dry mouth and dental health

2018-01-09T09:38:13+00:00January 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Saliva helps keep gums and teeth healthy. Having a dry mouth is unpleasant and can lead to dental problems. Key takeaways: - Tobacco and alcohol can cause dry mouth so stop or limit use. - Drink plenty of water to [...]

5 01, 2018

Closing the gap between your teeth

2018-01-05T18:39:15+00:00January 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Do you have a tooth gap that you would like to close? Fortunately, it is possible. Whether your gap is from tooth decay, injury or it is just your natural smile, here are solutions. Key takeaways: - Dental bonding whereby [...]

28 12, 2017

Jaw Pain: Need to know

2017-12-28T13:07:47+00:00December 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

"TMD" or "TMJ" refers to a joint disorder of the jaw - a range of problems which cause pain and tenderness. Your dentist can identify what's causing the pain. Key takeaways: - Jaw pain and headaches may indicate you grind [...]

22 12, 2017

Are orthodontic issues hereditary?

2017-12-22T20:02:01+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Is it possible to inherit crooked, over-crowded or weak teeth? According to studies, our parents must contribute to our dental shape and size. But can we also inherit dental problems in the process? Key takeaways: - Since the size and [...]

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