Over the last year and a half, our lives have turned upside-down. We are in an endless cycle of Coronavirus waves, lockdowns and mask breath. Safe to say it is not a fun vibe. Every website says something different and everyone has varying opinions on Coronavirus safety. Your neighbour to the left, Julie, is running around everywhere without care and […]
It can be tough to make good dietary choices for your dental health. Is milk good or bad for your teeth? Does cheese cause tooth decay? Research says that dairy and teeth are a great pairing, but the reasons why may surprise you. Here’s what you need to know. How Dairy Fights Decay 1. Dairy Protects Teeth Milk and dairy […]
Have you decided that straight teeth are the way to go? Not a bad decision! A perfectly aligned set of teeth will definitely give you a beautiful smile! But not only that – straightened teeth also restores optimal chewing and speech efficiency. Most importantly, optimally aligned teeth are easier to clean. Hence, minimising the chances of teeth cavities and gum […]
The Gap Between Your Teeth: What is it? Gaps between your teeth – seen in both adults and children, can have harmful effects on confidence as well as on your oral health. A diastema is a gap or space between two teeth. There can be gaps between any two teeth, but it is particularly common between the upper front teeth. […]
Improvements in dental care and oral health have led to the majority of people keeping some or even all of their teeth for the duration of their lives. However, the longer we keep our teeth the more opportunity there is for them to become worn away (also know as Tooth Surface Loss). Worn and chipped teeth are thus a prevalent […]
Good dental care is just as important after you take your braces off as while you’re wearing them. You worked so hard with the braces for so long. You suffered and pulled through. If you don’t take care of your teeth post braces, it will all be for nothing. Learn proper post-orthodontic hygiene habits in order to keep your teeth […]
From a very early age, we are encouraged to ask questions - to parents, to teachers, to coaches. This same principle is to be applied to us, the dentists. The Dentist's office is a place of curiosity. Asking questions is an important part of your dental visit and overall healthcare. It allows us to cater to your individual problems and face them head-on. Here are some of the most common questions we receive...
90% of bad breath is the result of plaque, a perfect, sticky home for harmful bacteria to multiply up to 600x faster compared to living outside the plaque. Applying these 6 easy steps is an almost fool proof method to fresh breath all day long.
Whitening your teeth can come in many forms. It is a great option when you are unhappy with the colour of your teeth or if you simply want a brighter smile. The treatments we offer are in-practice whitening administered by our professionals, and whitening trays that you can take home. They both have their benefits but which one is right for you?
Accidentally (or not so accidentally) using someone else’s toothbrush doesn’t sound too bad, does it? In fact, habits like these can cause long-term oral health problems. Most of us have built our oral health regime based on what others, most likely our parents, have taught us. We may believe that this is perfectly fine as we haven’t really learned any […]