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Teenagers and teeth whitening

Teenagers and teeth whitening

Teeth whitening for teenagers is a trend that is spreading due to the use of social media. Popular over the counter products such as strips, gels and ready to use trays are available. However, dentists are worried that teenagers using these products may not be aware of the

How often should I get a dental clean?

How often should I get a dental clean?

A dental clean removes plaque and tartar build up on your teeth.Most dentists have a 6 or 12 month recall system for check ups and cleans. However, it may be better to advise patients to have regular dental checks based on fact

Electric toothbrush with smart technology

Electric toothbrush with smart technology

Electric toothbrushes with smart technology will soon be available. These smart brushes come with artificial intelligence (AI) and are programmed to help us improve our brushing. . Smart brushes are able to monitor, record and

Is vaping safer than smoking?

Is vaping safer than smoking?

Vaping is marketed as a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes because it contains less nicotine. However, it may still be just as harmful to teeth.

What is vaping?

E-cigarettes (vaping) work by heating a liquid t

Dental xrays

Dental xrays

Why are x-rays necessary?

Dental x-rays are taken as a preventative measure or to diagnose dental problems. If you have toothache, x-rays help iden

Finding a good dentist

Finding a good dentist

Visiting the dentist is always easier if you have a caring and trustworthy dentist. But how can you be sure you have found a good dentist? We share some tips on what to look for before making your dental appointment. Of course, we would love to welcome you at Dental C
Saliva

Saliva

What is saliva?

Saliva is mostly water and comes from your salivary glands. They are situated inside your cheeks, behind your front teeth and at the back of your mouth. Every day,  your glands produce about 1 to 2 litr

Bad breath

Bad breath

We all know that certain foods can make our breath smell, but food odours are temporary. Constant bad breath(halitosis) is usually caused by poor oral hygiene, dental factors, or medical conditions including infections in the throat, sinus, kidneys or liver. Heavy consumpti