Dental Care tips for Seniors

Dental Care tips for Seniors

No matter how old you are, everyone can enjoy good oral health. The better you take care of your teeth and gums, the better the chance they will remain healthy. However, as you age, you may need to make some changes in your oral care so that you keep your natural teeth for longer. Here… Continue Reading

Why 6-monthly dental check-ups are so important

Why 6-monthly dental check-ups are so important

It’s that time of the year again – seeing your dentist. You may not want to go, and may even consider cancelling the appointment, but don’t! Your dentist holds one of the keys to your overall health, both in the short- and long-term. If you remain undecided, here are four key reasons why your dental… Continue Reading

Dental Tips for Teens

Dental Tips for Teens

Teenagers are well known for its caring, casual and slipshod attitude towards life. Similarly, teenagers hardly care about their health and hygiene. They are fond of eating junk food, lollies, chocolates and other things that may become the cause of the harm to their oral cavity. Although they know the pros and cons of these… Continue Reading

Mouthguards – Off the shelf VS. Dentist fitted

Mouthguards – Off the shelf VS. Dentist fitted

With over 5 million teeth being knocked out each year, mouthguards are a necessity for all contact sports players. The selection process for a sports mouthguard should include an evaluation of the differences between custom fitted guards and off-the-shelf varieties. What are custom-fitted mouthguards? Mouthguards are a removable shield that is worn over your teeth… Continue Reading

Should I be worried about my amalgam fillings?

Should I be worried about my amalgam fillings?

In today’s Internet age, with a seemingly infinite amount of information available, it sometimes seems harder than ever to find a definitive answer to even a simple question. Health-related matters are often the most widely covered subjects, which makes sifting through the various sources and opinions even more difficult. A perfect example of this is… Continue Reading

How your dentist can fix bad breath

How your dentist can fix bad breath

Having bad breath from time to time, such as after eating a meal with garlic or onions, isn’t a cause for concern. However, having an unpleasant breath on a regular basis could indicate that you have an oral health problem. In addition to using mouthwash and brushing your teeth twice a day, you should also… Continue Reading

What to do about a dry mouth

What to do about a dry mouth

Dry mouth. We’ve all experienced it at one time or the other. Periodic dryness of the mouth isn’t anything to be concerned about. For most people, oral dryness isn’t a specific condition, but a simple annoyance caused by lack of fluids or even a case of nerves. This sort of ‘cotton mouth’ can be alleviated… Continue Reading

How often do my children need to visit the dentist?

How often do my children need to visit the dentist?

After your child is born, it is recommended that you take them to see a doctor at regular intervals to ensure they are growing, healthy, and happy. But what about dental visits? When should visits to a children’s dentist be scheduled? As babies don’t have teeth right away, going to the dentist may not immediately… Continue Reading