What do softdrinks do to your teeth?

What do softdrinks do to your teeth?

When you drink cooldrinks, the sugars within interact with bacteria in your mouth to form acid. This acid attacks your teeth. Both regular and sugar-free drinks also contain their own acids, and these attack the teeth too. There are two main dental effects of drinking...
Oral Cancer: Risks and Facts

Oral Cancer: Risks and Facts

The word “cancer” is never something that one wants to hear. No matter what type, where it is in the body, or which stage, it is just plain and simply an unkind and often fatal disease. Although it isn’t pleasant, we are going to take a closer look the specific...
6 Serious Reasons for Toothache – It’s not always Cavities!

6 Serious Reasons for Toothache – It’s not always Cavities!

More often than not, people will be told that their toothaches are caused by cavities and can be remedied as long as they visit their dentist and practice proper oral hygiene. While this may be true, there are some cases where the underlying cause for toothaches is...
Dental Emergencies Children Could Have

Dental Emergencies Children Could Have

According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) by 6 months of age, children should have a routine oral health assessment by a dentist. Listed below are the top five most frequently asked dental queries that our Pediatric Dentists have received...
How to get a smile makeover

How to get a smile makeover

Having a beautiful smile can now be easily obtained by anyone provided you make the right choices. Even people with good dental hygiene and structurally sound teeth can be dissatisfied with certain elements of their smiles. Discoloration, misshapen teeth and minor...
Can I Floss with Braces On?

Can I Floss with Braces On?

Maintaining good oral hygiene practices is important for all of us and our overall health. It is just as important to keep up good oral hygiene habits when undergoing any orthodontic treatment. It is best to not neglect your oral hygiene routine whilst wearing braces,...
Why are Veneers so Popular

Why are Veneers so Popular

Why have veneers become so popular? A lot of celebrities have porcelain veneers, and they are not the only ones. Porcelain veneers have become very popular within the general population. If you see a clean and perfectly lined grin, you are most possibly looking at...
Five common oral health mistakes you never knew were bad for you

Five common oral health mistakes you never knew were bad for you

In an era where people say appearance is everything, having a good smile is key! Many of us know to brush twice a day and stay away from sugar but are you sure you’ve thought of everything? The Oral Health Foundation is providing the following information to those...
Different types of extractions

Different types of extractions

Extracting a tooth is never a first option because it creates space in your mouth that could cause your other teeth to shift. However, there are certain situations that warrant that it be done. As you read on, you’ll learn about the different types that your dentist...
Gum disease can lead to a stroke

Gum disease can lead to a stroke

As dentists, we have explained and placed emphasis on the direct link between gum disease and other overall health issues such as diabetes. Gum disease can cause even more health problems; a study done through the International Dental Health Foundation found that...