Calculus and Teeth Whitening for Smokers (No, It's Not Maths)
22 August 2018
Do you grit your teeth at the thought of calculus? While memories of maths lessons at school are not something that everyone thinks of fondly, there is a type of calculus that directly affects your teeth. In terms of dentistry, calculus (which is also known as tartar) is the accumulation of hardened plaque on your teeth. While untreated calculus can be detrimental to your dental health, it also presents an issue in term of the aesthetics of your teeth.
4 Common Causes of Bad Breath
25 July 2018
Many people suffer from bad breath, which can be very embarrassing in professional, social and intimate situations. If you can't seem to shake bad breath, consider whether one of these four common causes could be to blame.
Bad breath is not always caused by diet, but paying attention to the foods and beverages you put in your mouth is a good place to start when trying to work out why your breath smells.
Thinking About Getting Dental Implants? Protect Your Gums from Gum Disease
29 June 2018
If you have lost one or a few teeth and are looking for a permanent treatment option, dental implants are an excellent solution. These tooth restorations are surgically inserted into the gum to replace the lost tooth and a dental crown placed on the top of the implant. They are permanent restorations that will last a lifetime when properly maintained. However, for your implant treatment to be successful, you need healthy gums that are free from disease.
The Perils of Ignoring Cavities: Why You Should Never Ignore Cavities
8 June 2018
Your teeth are harder than your bones. However, unlike your bones, which can heal by themselves, if you damage your teeth, they stay damaged. That is, unless you call on the services of a dentist. If you choose to ignore a cavity, even one that looks and feels innocuous, it won't heal. In fact, quite the opposite is likely to occur.
If you have noticed what looks like a cavity in one of your teeth, book a standard dental appointment as soon as you can.