14 11, 2017

Root canal or dental implant?

2017-11-14T16:06:52+00:00November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

It is always best to try and save a tooth where possible, however, if root canal treatment (RTC) is unlikely to rescue a severely infected tooth, an extraction and a dental implant may be the better option. Key takeaways: - [...]

10 11, 2017

A Quick Look at Bruxism

2017-11-10T15:01:13+00:00November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Whether resulting from stress or bad habits, grinding our teeth (known as bruxism) can lead to some serious issues. What are some common symptoms associated with bruxism and when should you see your dentist for further advice? - Bruxism will [...]

3 11, 2017

A Look at the Possible Causes of Itchy Gums

2018-12-31T19:42:04+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

While itchy gums might not require a trip to the dentist, keeping your gums healthy is essential in order to protect your teeth and your overall oral health. What are the primary causes of itchy gums? - Bruxism (grinding [...]

31 10, 2017

Oral health management for pregnant women

2017-10-31T15:40:59+00:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Pregnant women have more reason to practice through oral hygiene and regularly see the dentist. Studies show that the influx of hormones in the body of pregnant women can severely damage teeth. Key takeaways: - Craving for sugary foods increases [...]

24 10, 2017

Everything to know about a dead tooth

2017-10-24T16:01:49+00:00October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

A dead tooth is one that does not have any blood flowing to it. Here is everything you need to know about a dead tooth, also known as a 'non-vital tooth.' Key takeaways: - Symptoms of a dead tooth are [...]

19 10, 2017

Different Options in Dental Implants

2017-10-19T20:51:05+00:00October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Dental implants are the most common option when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Nowadays, there are several varieties to choose from. Your dentist will advise you which one is best in your particular case. The main types of implants [...]

13 10, 2017

The Lowdown On Invisible Braces

2017-10-13T08:24:50+00:00October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The following are some brace types that can help correct crooked teeth without being noticeable. Key takeaways: - Braces use clear brackets to align uneven teeth and require little maintenance - Lingual braces are placed on the “back” of the [...]

10 10, 2017

How To Take Good Care Of Your Toothbrush

2017-10-10T10:57:54+00:00October 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Toothbrushes can help keep your smile healthy as long as some basic care and use rules are followed. Key takeaways: - To prevent bacterial build up, replace your toothbrush every 4 months or sooner if you have been treated for [...]

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