Professional Teeth Cleaning – 6 Key Reasons To Go Pro!

So you clean your teeth twice a day and floss daily. You’ve invested in a quality toothbrush and you even spit after brushing but don’t then rinse (a great habit to have by the way!). Why then would you need to visit the dentist for professional teeth cleaning? Here are 6 key reasons why you really should.

Addressing the inevitable

No matter how well you brush, floss and rinse at home, there is ...

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Root Canal Therapy – Sorting the Facts from The Fiction

root canal therapyIf you ask anyone what their most feared dental procedure or treatment might be then it’s likely that root canal therapy will be high on the list. It’s arguably one of the most dreaded procedures and one that continues to evoke feelings of dread and angst amongst anyone looking to undergo it.

However, despite its ‘scary’ reputation, very few people actually take ...

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3 Reasons To Get Dental Veneers

reasons to get dental veneersOne of the main reasons to get dental veneers for many people is to improve or enhance their smile. While it’s a simple, convenient and effective way of improving the look of your teeth did you know that there is a lot more to porcelain veneers than meets the eye? Here are 3 key reasons why you might want ...

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5 Interesting Facts About Teeth-Staining You Might Not Know

teeth stainingWhile the vast majority of people suffer from teeth staining to a certain degree, there are some interesting facts you may not know. With this in mind, let’s dive straight in and take a closer look.

Fact 1 – Teeth colour is all about genetics

You could be forgiven for thinking that every person’s teeth start the same colour. Unfortunately, you’d be wrong!

Did you know, for example, that sporting a flawless pearly ...

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Dentist

questions to ask dentistFrom a very early age, we’re encouraged to ask questions; yet when we visit the dentist, many of us simply undergo the check-up and leave, hoping that everything is going to be okay for the next 6 months or so, until the next visit.

Instead, wouldn’t it be better to take full advantage of your time at the dentist and play ...

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Manual Toothbrush – Soft vs Hard Bristles – Which Type Is Best?

manual toothbrushFor those of you who feel more comfortable using a manual toothbrush, we have some good news….

Evidence suggests that a manual toothbrush can be as equally effective at maintaining good oral health provided that you adopt a good technique and brush both frequently and sufficiently.

While that might not come as much of a surprise to some, perhaps what is more surprising is the array of toothbrushes on offer – particularly ...

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Oral Cancer Screening – What You Can Expect

oral cancer screeningAn oral cancer screening is, in essence, a physical and visual examination of the oral cavity and connecting tissues and is done to reassure patients that there are no problems, or to initiate immediate and early treatment if there are. For this reason, dentists will usually carry out a screening during a dental check-up.

A dentist may also suggest that a patient undergoes a screening based on their lifestyle choices, ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Wisdom Teeth?

Let’s face it, wisdom teeth are something that us humans have come to dread. In fact
according to EZ Teether, as much as90% of all UK 20 year old’shave at least one wisdom
tooth that hasn’t erupted at all, or has erupted partially. So this begs the question…why
would we be given teeth that cause us so many problems? Well, the answer goes way back
to our ancestors.
Why we have wisdom teeth? – Blame our ancestors!
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What (And When) To Eat After Dental Cleaning

What (And When) To Eat After Dental Cleaning
On more than one occasion when a patient has completed their dental cleaning with us,
we’re often asked ‘what can I eat and how long do I need to wait?’ This is an understandable
concern. After all, no one wants to immediately undo the 20-30 minutes of hard work
needed to get their teeth looking and feeling great, agreed?
Of course, if you’re one of those patients who tend not ...
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