Oral health complications in children

Oral health complications in children

It is not uncommon for children to have bad oral health habits if good habits were not introduced earlier. Dental care can be presented before a baby develops teeth. The first way is by simply washing their mouth and gums with clean water during bath time and doing...
Preventative Care Appointments

Preventative Care Appointments

So, it’s been a while since you saw your dentist and you feel a little anxious about going. You ou feel a bit ashamed, and you don’t know what to expect. You’re wondering what will happen and whether your dentist will scold you over the condition of...
Telling someone that they have bad breath

Telling someone that they have bad breath

Having bad breath does not necessarily equate to inadequate oral hygiene. A lot of people who suffer from this dental problem may have an underlying medical issue that a dentist can treat. The good part is that your dental practitioner can prescribe some remedies to...
Raising a confident child includes their oral health

Raising a confident child includes their oral health

Raising a child to be strong and confident involves teaching them about health including their oral health. Parents sometimes have a hard time convincing children to take good care of their teeth. However, they don’t need to be convinced but rather taught. There...
Thinking about Water Flossing?

Thinking about Water Flossing?

The most crucial part of oral health isn’t what your dentist does—it’s what you do every day at home. All you need is a multi-tufted, soft bristle toothbrush, non-abrasive toothpaste, and a roll of dental floss—plus a little bit of effort from your hands and fingers....
Dairy and Dentistry

Dairy and Dentistry

Milk, yoghurt, cheese are all great for your smile! These dairy products are all rich in a mineral called calcium, which can fortify your teeth and help to prevent decay. So what happens if you’re allergic to dairy or don’t like it? Do you have to consume...
The top 4 causes of tooth wear

The top 4 causes of tooth wear

The mouth certainly is a sophisticated environment. Between the significant force created by the structures and acid regulation that takes place, the teeth sure do take a beating! Below are some common reasons for deteriorating tooth structure without decay being a...
Feed Your Smile

Feed Your Smile

By now, you know that vitamins and minerals are great for your overall health. Did you know that many of these same vitamins and minerals are very important to the health of your teeth and smile? Make sure you’re eating these foods! Calcium Calcium protects your...
Protect your smile while playing sports!

Protect your smile while playing sports!

5,000,000 TEETH ARE LOST during sporting events every year. Yes, that’s 6 zeros, meaning five million! If people don’t start protecting their teeth, the Tooth Fairy may be able to retire—and we don’t want that! Irrespective of your age, we want to help you keep your...
Choose Smile Enhancements

Choose Smile Enhancements

There are many ways to improve our appearance and stay looking younger. As Hout Bay cosmetic dentists, we do lots of smile enhancements and smile makeovers for patients who are unhappy with their smile. They aren’t alone. A recent poll found the following: 50% of...