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  • Connection Between Your Mood & Your Smile

    It’s long been known that there is a connection between your physical health and your mental health. For example, going to the gym releases endorphins, which can make you feel better and happier. On the other end of the scale, if your body isn’t feeling well, or you are under the weather, your mood can…

  • Receding Gums & Dentures: Should I be Worried?

    We have long understood that with age comes gum recession. To put it more bluntly, we are talking about people getting ‘long in the tooth.’ Where the gum pulls away from the tooth, making the tooth appear longer. However, this can actually happen at any age, regardless of how thorough you are with your dental…

  • How Your Prosthodontist Will Determine Your Treatment 

    Seeing a specialist about your smile is exciting but also daunting. There are many treatment options to discuss with your prosthodontist and you might be aware of some of them, or maybe you don’t know about any. Either way, a patient will usually focus on the desired outcome, but it’s the job of the prosthodontist…

  • Mistakes You Might be Making When Brushing Your Teeth 

    No matter what dental specialist you see for any treatment, your own oral care when at home is key—at the basic level that is how to clean your teeth.  A regular cleaning routine is vital for your overall dental health. Your teeth are constantly exposed to acids and bacteria that can contribute to decay. To…

  • Do You Have Soft Teeth? 

    Many people who think they have “soft teeth” actually have teeth that are less likely to hold up to everyday wear and tear even with a good oral hygiene routine. Those who believe they may suffer from such a condition are more likely to have regular dental appointments as a result of tooth sensitivity, cavities,…

  • Your Smile & Your Well-being

    Smiling, it’s good for you! There are many reasons to smile as it provides many benefits to your health and well-being. However, there are some lifestyle choices that can be extremely harmful to our oral health. In this article, we will look at the positives of smiling on your well-being and the negative lifestyle choices…

  • Dental Veneers: Maintaining a Lasting Smile

    Sometimes referred to as ‘instant orthodontics’, veneers can achieve a rapid cosmetic fix compared to the time required for conventional orthodontics. The most two common types of veneers are porcelain and composite veneers. Both types can transform your smile. Dental veneers are a thin casing of porcelain or composite resin that is bonded to the…

  • What am I being offered? Dental Bridges vs Dental Implants

    Are you missing a tooth and have been offered different treatment options? What are Dental Implants? Dental implants replace a missing tooth from above and below the gum line. It is essentially a complete replacement tooth that utilises a small titanium post that is surgically placed into the jawbone. The crown (the actual replacement tooth)…

  • Dentistry: Difference between a Specialist & a Special Interest

    All specialists are dentists, but not all dentists are specialists. Confused? In fact, most people don’t know the difference between a dentist who has a special interest in an area versus a specialist dentist who has upskilled and qualified in that particular area and is, therefore, allowed to call themselves a specialist. Dentist with a…

  • Reflux (GERD) & Dental Erosion

    Stomach upsets can affect your dental health by gradually wearing away the protective enamel of your teeth. Known as tooth erosion, the appearance and colour of your teeth can be affected by the increase in acid in your mouth caused by the digestive system. Acid reflux or Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) happens when the upper…