• Free Dental Day – 16th May 2015

    Free Dental Day – 16th May 2015

    Do you suffer from dental problems but can’t seek care due to cost? Do you have a current Community Services Card? Here is an opportunity to get one dental problem sorted. We are expecting high demand for this service so you must have an appointment. Call 0800 FREE SMILE Free Dental Day – 16th May

  • Don’t brush your teeth…

    Don’t brush your teeth…

    Don’t brush your teeth immediately after vomiting. While the teeth are covered in stomach acids, the vigorous action of the toothbrush may scratch the tooth enamel. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with plain water. Follow up with a fluoridated mouthwash. If you don’t have a fluoridated mouthwash, put a dab of fluoridated toothpaste on your finger

  • Tooth Decay In Children

    Tooth Decay In Children

    Did you know that Tooth Decay is the single most chronic childhood disease – five times more common than asthma. Tooth decay occurs when bacteria in the mouth make acids that eat away at the tooth. If not treated, tooth decay can cause pain, infection, and tooth loss. It can easily be prevented by brushing

  • Just pull it out…WAIT!

    Just pull it out…WAIT!

    Have you ever thought “It would be better just to pull out the tooth…”, after all  it would save time and money right?…. WRONG! Consider the consequences of missing teeth before opting for tooth extraction over ‘saving your natural tooth’.  If your natural tooth can not be saved, these consequences may may give you sound

  • Cracked tooth?

    Cracked tooth?

    A Cracked Tooth – What is it? Some teeth have cracks in them that are too small to see on x-rays.  These cracks may be in the tooth under the gum. •    Are most common in back teeth •    Are more common in people who grind or clench their teeth and have large fillings. Symptoms

  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

    Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

    Most people don’t even know that they grind their teeth because it usually occurs during sleep. Quite often awareness is gained by someone sleeping nearby who is woken by the sounds of grinding. The effects of grinding can be; sore jaws, painful facial muscles, headaches, tiredness after a nights sleep and sensitive teeth. Teeth can

  • Dentist V’s Hygenist

    Dentist V’s Hygenist

    Have you ever wondered what the difference was between a Dentist and Hygenist? Dentists diagnose and treat problems with teeth and tissues in the mouth, along with giving advice and administering care to help prevent future problems. They provide instruction on diet, brushing, flossing, the use of fluorides, and other aspects of dental care. They

  • Pregnancy and Dental Care

    Pregnancy and Dental Care

    When you’re pregnant, you’re eating for two – but you’re also brushing for two. When you take care of your teeth and gums, it can potentially make a difference for your baby, both before and after birth. Being pregnant can be hard on your teeth and gums. If you have morning sickness, it can be