4 05, 2018

What is a Gingival Graft?

2018-05-04T05:54:55+00:00May 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A gingival graft is a periodontal treatment for excessive gum recession. A periodontal dentist will perform the treatment on the area where the gums have receded so as the teeth roots are showing. The graft involves taking healthy mouth tissue [...]

27 04, 2018

Losing Teeth Is Harmful To Your Heart

2018-04-27T20:59:30+00:00April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Middle-aged adults with poor oral health are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). This is a class of heart and blood vessel diseases like stroke, clots coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries. Summary: - [...]

24 04, 2018

Do You Qualify for an Implant-Supported Bridge?

2018-04-24T20:30:12+00:00April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A dentist may suggest an implant-supported bridge if you have a number of teeth missing. However, there are several factors which will determine whether or not this is a realistic possibility. Three concerns include: - More than one adjacent tooth [...]

20 04, 2018

What Smoking Does To Your Smile

2018-04-20T14:15:49+00:00April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

If you smoke, you are damaging your smile. Smoking increases the risk of many oral health problems and reduces your body's ability to heal itself after treatment. Main points: - Smokers are twice as likely to have gum disease. - [...]

17 04, 2018

Brush For Two Minutes For Healthy Teeth & Gums

2018-04-17T19:42:49+00:00April 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Brushing your teeth twice daily for two minutes is mandatory for healthy teeth. Brushing for two minutes helps prevent oral diseases and minimise visits to the dentist. Proper oral hygiene also helps to prevent oral cancer, stroke and heart disease. [...]

10 04, 2018

Gum Surgery and Recovery

2018-04-10T20:19:09+00:00April 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Following gum surgery recovery times will vary from patient to patient. The procedure and recovery advise given by your dentist will depend on the extent of the gum disease. Key takeaways: - Gum surgery may be required to prevent loss [...]

3 04, 2018

Maintaining Dental Bridges in Top Condition

2018-04-03T12:40:30+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Dental bridges are designed to last for ten years and more but this lifespan can often be severely shortened by lack of proper maintenance. Once properly fitted and bedded in, a dental bridge looks and feels like natural teeth. The [...]

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