There’s a lot going on in your mouth that is not visible to the naked eye, and dental X-rays allow your dentist to see what’s happening below the surface. By taking X-rays, your dentist is provided with a comprehensive assessment of the health of your mouth. The types of X-rays your dentist will take will [...]
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In the midst of all the things you need to think about, worrying about seeing your dentist may not be very high on the list. But your dental health has a big impact on your overall health which in turn has a major influence on the health of your baby, so it’s important that you [...]
Your child’s baby teeth will start to appear Your child’s baby teeth will start to appear, often with the central bottom teeth first, anywhere between 4 months and 10 months. Like every developmental milestone, the point at which your baby gets their teeth is an individual thing and you shouldn’t worry if their teeth [...]
While prevention through brushing and flossing While prevention through brushing is definitely better than cure when it comes to caring for your teeth and gums, should tooth decay develop, your dentist has a range of options for restoring your teeth's shape and function. Fillings may be required if tooth structure has been lost due [...]
Your dentist may restore your tooth with a crown rather than a filling. Usually made of gold or porcelain or Zirconia. They’re a customised tooth-shaped cap designed to protect the structure of the tooth, often used where a large filling needs to be replaced but where there's not enough tooth left to support a [...]
Do you wake up with headaches, neck, or shoulder pain? Are your teeth sensitive? Are they starting to crack or look worn down? You may have problems with TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) or bruxism (teeth grinding or clenching). TMJ disorders affects millions and is much more commonly diagnosed in women. These disorders can be painful and, in some [...]
Our teeth have a significant impact on the way we live our life. They influence how we look, how we speak, how we eat, and their absence greatly affects how we perceive ourselves and how others see us. 1. Implants A dental implant is a titanium post (like a tooth root) that is surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath [...]
Being diagnosed with cancer is arguably one of life’s most traumatic events. You will be given a lot of information about your treatment options so it’s understandable that the first thing you think of will not be how your mouth and teeth will be affected. But it’s important that you speak to your dentist about [...]
Inside the tooth, under the white enamel and a hard layer called dentine, is a soft tissue called the pulp. The pulp contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue and creates the surrounding hard tissues of the tooth during development. The pulp extends from the crown of the tooth to the tip of the [...]