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Finding the Right Family Dentist for You

Posted by: Dr Panayiotis Karavellas Posted 19/06/2020

It is important to find the right dentist to look after your family’s teeth. Most people will have a good choice of excellent dentists available to them, so take some time to consider what would be a good fit for you. Key takeaways: Find out whether a dentist accepts your dental insurance or offers payment…

Acid Reflux and Your Tooth Enamel

Posted by: Eamon Dehdashti Posted 11/06/2020

Acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), can damage tooth enamel. If you suffer from acid reflux, strong acids that normally remain in your stomach can move up into the mouth and attack tooth enamel.  Key takeaways: –  A doctor should investigate the problem and get the GERD condition under control first. –  Teeth can…

Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Posted by: Dr Poyan Barabari Posted 05/06/2020

Teeth whitening, whether done professionally by a dentist or with a home kit, is considered to be a safe procedure. However, it is always better and safer to have any dental procedure carried out by a professional who is trained in the handling and application of the whitening agent.  Improper use of a home whitening…

Avoid These Dental Implant Complications

Posted by: Dr Adyl Asani Posted 28/05/2020

Peri-implantitis is a condition that involves inflammation of the gum tissue surrounding a dental implant. This complication can put your dental implant at risk, but can be avoided with good oral hygiene. Key takeaways: –  Peri-implantitis is caused by bacteria nesting in the gums around the implants. –  Signs and symptoms of peri-implantitis include redness…

Misaligned Teeth and Dental Health

Posted by: Dr Panayiotis Karavellas Posted 21/05/2020

Misaligned teeth can be due to family genetics or have other causes such as thumb-sucking during childhood. Whatever the reason, any misalignment will not only impact the child’s confidence but can also give rise to other dental disorders.  Because the teeth may be crowded, overlapping or out of position it can mean: Bacteria, plaque and…

Sugar and Healthy Teeth

Posted by: Dr Poyan Barabari Posted 15/05/2020

The sugars contained in sweets, snacks and fizzy drinks turns to acid in the mouth. This is why any good dentist will recommend reducing or cutting out these treats. If these acids are not removed properly, they will erode tooth enamel and this will in turn lead to other dental issues including: Discoloured teeth Tooth…

How You Can Fight Your Nicotine Cravings

Posted by: Eamon Dehdashti Posted 07/05/2020

Smoking can do plenty of damage to your health by increasing your risk for lung cancer, heart disease, stroke and oral cancer. Although getting over your nicotine addiction will take time, dedication and patience, you can begin your recovery journey by following these measures. Key takeaways: Try nicotine replacement therapy as recommended by your dentist….

Three Ways To Reduce Tooth Sensitivity

Posted by: Dr Adyl Asani Posted 30/04/2020

If you’re experiencing discomfort when eating or drinking anything hot or cold, chances are you’ve developed tooth sensitivity. Here are three ways of reducing the symptoms. Key takeaways: Get a soft-bristled toothbrush and desensitising toothpaste. Avoid brushing your teeth applying too much pressure. Book a fluoride treatment with your dentist. This will strengthen the enamel,…

The Differences Between Plaque and Tartar

Posted by: Dr Panayiotis Karavellas Posted 23/04/2020

Because they both appear on the teeth and gums, plaque and tartar are often mixed up with each other. These two concerns are similar in that they can be prevented or kept under control with good dental hygiene. They are also similar in that leaving them untreated can cause gum disease, cavities, and decay. Let’s…

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