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...
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...
Can chewing gum be good for teeth?

Can chewing gum be good for teeth?

Chewing sugarless gum can be useful for your teeth in several ways. At Hout Bay Dental Studio, we want our patients to know how to keep their smiles healthy when they aren’t near a toothbrush, and chewing gum can be the answer. A recent study done in China showed how...