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Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Modern dental surgery will involve some form of sedation while the dentist works in and around the teeth and gums. The type of sedation used varies from a mild sedative pill or injection for minor procedures to a general anaesthetic for longer, more complex surgery but all forms of sedation have benefits for the patient: […]

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How To Cure Your Keto Diet Bad Breath

Keto diet breath smells extremely unpleasant. In summary: – Keto bad breath is caused by ketones; compounds which are produced by the liver after fat stores are burned. – This can be masked by mint chewing gum, mouthwash, munching on herbs such as parsley, clove, and cinnamon and staying hydrated with water. – Your dentist […]

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Effects of Alcohol on Teeth

Alcoholic drinks contain acids and acids can damage teeth but that doesn’t mean that beer, wine and spirits should be consigned to the rubbish bin. Many of the bad effects of alcohol on teeth can be avoided by sipping a glass of water while enjoying your favourite tipple. The water reduces the acidity of the […]

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Prevention Tips For Black Teeth

Tooth decay, infection, or a dead nerve can cause a tooth to turn black. Stained teeth are another cause of dark teeth. Here are some prevention tips to keep in mind for the sake of your dental health. Key takeaways: – Reduce your intake of coffee, cola, red wine, and black tea. – Smoking is […]

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What Will Happen if I Skip My Annual Dentist Appointment?

Even if your teeth and gums seem in healthy condition, it is advisable to visit your dentist for an annual deep clean: – A deep clean removes plaque and tartar (hardened plaque), preventing tooth decay and gum disease. – Gum disease increases the risk of more serious conditions such as diabetes and cancer. – Your […]

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The Effect of E-cigarettes on Your Oral Health

E-cigarettes are a popular replacement for cigarettes. However, a growing body of evidence suggests they may have a substantial impact on your oral health: – Vaping has been linked with an increased risk of developing tooth decay and gum disease. – Vaping can also lead to oral cancer. – Seeing your dentist regularly can keep […]

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Improve Your Smile Using Restorative Dentistry

Get back your natural smile using restorative dentistry. Several treatments are available to replace missing teeth or protect teeth from decay or damage. There are many different forms of restorative dentistry. Main takeaways: – Fillings, crowns, and composite resin used in bonding are used to cover tooth decay and prevent further cavities. – Veneers are […]

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Potential Damage Caused by Tongue Piercings

A study in Switzerland has concluded that people with tongue piercings are more prone to gum disease than those with lip piercings. Testing of 14 patients with tongue piercings revealed gum problems such as: – Bleeding – Recession – Inflammation This compared unfavourably to the condition of the gums in patients with lip piercings who […]

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What Is Tooth Bonding Used For?

A bonding compound known as composite dental resin can be used to treat multiple dental problems such as: – Chipped teeth or cracked teeth: resin can be applied to small chips and cracks to prevent further damage, or can be used to reshape uneven teeth. – Cavities: resin can be colour-matched to your natural teeth […]

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