Many adults know that visiting the dentist is important but often ignore early warning signs such as toothache, sore gums, a loose filling or a chipped tooth. One reason for not attending the dentist is fear. While this is a co
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?
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 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?
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
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