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How to Reduce your Teeth-Grinding Habits

Posted by: Twentyonedental Admin Posted 14/01/2021

Many people grind their teeth – often at night. Teeth-grinding causes serious damage to teeth so it’s important to reduce this habit. Top tips: – Reduce stress by learning to identify triggers; lowering stress can reduce teeth-grinding. – Try gentle jaw-stretching exercises to reduce any jaw tension. – Massage can also reduce stress and tension….

Why do I have Sensitive Teeth?

Posted by: Twentyonedental Admin Posted 07/01/2021

Having sensitive teeth means that eating hot or cold items, even spicy and sweet substances, can cause pain. Worn or damaged tooth enamel is usually the reason. Key takeaways: – Schedule regular checkups with your dentist to treat plaque and spot early signs of enamel damage. – Brush teeth with a soft-bristled toothbrush to avoid…

Smile Confidently with Custom Dentures

Posted by: Twentyonedental Admin Posted 29/12/2020

Missing teeth not only affect how and what we eat but can also affect self-confidence. When several teeth are lost, then one of the best solutions is to ask your dentist about the possibility of having a set of custom dentures made.  Besides being relatively easy and quick to install, custom dentures also: –   Look,…

Foods May Crack Your Teeth

Posted by: Twentyonedental Admin Posted 22/12/2020

Biting down on hard foods can crack a tooth, particularly a tooth already weakened through tooth decay. Consult with your dentist if you think you have cracked a tooth. Which foods are riskiest? Key takeaways: –  Hard nuts like almonds should be eaten with care. –  You should never use your teeth to break open…

What You Should Know about Fluoride

Posted by: Twentyonedental Admin Posted 16/12/2020

Fluoride is a natural mineral, often added to drinking water systems. It’s considered safe and can help strengthen tooth enamel, protecting teeth from decay. However, it’s possible for children to get too much fluoride. Key takeaways: – Fluoride toothpaste should not be swallowed; supervise young children while they learn to brush their teeth. – Mouthwashes…

The Surprising Dental Dangers of Acid Reflux Disease

Posted by: Twentyonedental Admin Posted 09/12/2020

Anyone with acid reflux disease needs to pay particular attention to their teeth and gums. This arises from the fact that the acid can cause damage and long-term issues over time. Why is it important to see your dentist on a regular basis? This acid can begin to erode the enamel of your teeth, increasing…

What to Know about Bottlemouth Syndrome

Posted by: Dr Panayiotis Karavellas Posted 03/12/2020

Prolonged exposure to acidic or sugary drinks puts children at risk of tooth decay. Usually affecting the front teeth, this ‘baby bottle tooth’ decay is known as bottlemouth syndrome. Top tips: – Teach your child to use a cup by their first birthday. – Avoid overuse of a bottle during the day. – Never let…

The Link Between Diabetes And Gum Disease

Posted by: Dr Adyl Asani Posted 25/11/2020

The relationship between diabetes and gum disease is a complex one. Each of these conditions can make the other worse which is why patients ought to seek treatment early. Here’s everything you should know. Key takeaway: –   Diabetes lowers the body’s immunity which can increase the risk of developing periodontal disease. –   Gum disease can…

Keep Your Dental Veneers Bright and Beautiful

Posted by: Eamon Dehdashti Posted 19/11/2020

Veneers are a very effective way to give your teeth a new look. However, we still need to keep in mind that veneers can become damaged or otherwise compromised if they are not cared for properly.  Let’s examine three takeaway points to keep mind. Biting down on very hard objects can damage your veneers. Brush…

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