Dentures: Facts, Figures and Friendly Advice for Seniors

Managing the Impact of Diabetes on Your Dental Health: 3 Tips

If you are living with diabetes, you are twice as likely to suffer dental problems that result in the loss of teeth compared to non-diabetics. However, being diagnosed with diabetes doesn’t condemn you to the future of wearing dentures. By taking extra care of your dental health, you can help to protect your teeth and […]

Should You Let Your Teen Go to Dental Check-ups Alone?

Kids typically start to assert their independence from an early age; however, things often ramp up when your child reaches their teenage years. At this stage, teens may not want their parents’ help or input and are likely to start to want to manage their own lives for themselves. For example, in some cases, you […]

Caring For Your Implant Dentures

Implant dentures are a great alternative to traditional, removable ones; they look just like your natural teeth and are much less hassle to care for.  However, there are a few things that you should know about caring for implant dentures to ensure that they stay in good condition and last you for a lifetime.  Read […]

4 Reasons to Avoid Favouring One Side of the Mouth While Chewing

Favouring one side of your mouth when you chew your food probably isn’t something you even think about, let alone something you imagine could cause any damage to your teeth and jaw. Unfortunately, a tendency to chew on one side and not the other should be avoided; it just isn’t the way your mouth was […]

4 Signs You Might Suffer from a Poor Bite

When you bite down, your teeth should come together; if you have a poor bite, you may find that this doesn’t happen, with teeth clenching down in improper positions instead. This might not sound like a serious issue, but it can result in joint problems and tooth decay. Here are just four signs that your […]

The Tooth Of The Matter: Should You Choose Composite Or Porcelain Veneers?

When it comes to improving the appearance of your teeth without going through lengthy whitening processes or expensive crown fittings, having veneers fitted is one of the most popular and effective choices. However, the material your veneers are made from is important, especially when dealing with your highly visible and heavily used front teeth. Veneers […]

Does Your Child’s Baby Tooth Really Need a Filling?

While you may see the logic of having a permanent tooth filled if it starts to show signs of decay, you may not be so keen if your dentist wants to fill one of your child’s baby teeth. This may seem a step too far on a tooth that is, after all, just temporary and […]

5 Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Mouthguard

Kids who take part in contact sports run the risk of damaging their teeth. Although these sports are great for encouraging kids to lead healthy, active lives, they can be dangerous if your children don’t have the right protective equipment. As well as helmets and knee pads, kids who take part in sports also need […]

The Delicious Remedy: Eating Your Way to Whiter Teeth

If you desire pearly white teeth, and you’re all about the natural route, look no further than your fridge. Did you know you can eat for healthier, whiter teeth? Oh yeah, and it’s a cheaper, easier and tastier option. If you prefer to skip teeth whitening treatments, consider adding the following to your diet. Strawberries […]

Your Child’s Thumb-Sucking Tendencies Could Be Hurting Their Teeth

While thumb-sucking is considered normal, once a child turns a certain age their parents should work with them to stop. When your child hits 4 or 5 years of age and he or she is still sucking his or her thumb, then problems can arise. Your child’s teeth in particular are in great danger of […]