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  • Maintaining your plate or mouth guard  - Whether you’re teeth grind, clench or are uneven, there are a variety of reasons why your dentist might make you wear a plate or mouth guard. It is essential that you take care of these orthodontic tools by carrying out routine maintenance to prevent damage and growth of bacteria. In this week’s blog, we discuss …
  • Wonky Smile? Teeth Realignment Options For You - Do you have crooked teeth? For those of us suffering from severely misaligned teeth, there can be negative social consequences. But never fear- there are options for you! Regardless of your realignment needs, there’s something for everyone. In this week’s article, we’ll be running through three major teeth realignment options so that you can keep …
  • Am I Too Old For Braces?  - No matter you’re age, everyone wants an attractive and healthy-looking smile. But if you’re unsatisfied with the current appearance of your teeth and are of an older vintage, are braces the right choice? Well, keep reading, as we discuss in this week’s blog whether or not there is an age limit for braces.  How do braces work?  Braces correct …
  • What To Do If Your Tooth Is Cracked, Chipped or Broken - Suffering a dental injury is never fun. Whether you’ve got a cracked tooth, chipped tooth, broken tooth, or split tooth, it may be able to be saved! It’s important to look after your dental health and see a professional as soon as possible. Just remember, the faster you act, the better the outcome will be! …
  • Protecting Your Enamel 101 - Tooth enamel is a semi-clear, hard, outer layer that protects your teeth from daily wear and tear. It also keeps you from feeling temperature extremes from the hot and cold things you eat and drink. It also protects your teeth from acids or damage, so it’s pretty important! In this week’s article, we’ll giving you …
  • Everything You Need To Know About Fluoride - You’ve probably heard someone talk about fluoride before and the benefits it has for your teeth. But what actually is fluoride and how does it help our teeth? If you have any questions like this, keep reading, as we break down in this week’s blog everything you need to know about fluoride.   What is fluoride?  Fluoride is a chemical ion …
  • Promoting Good Dental Hygiene in Children   - Implementing good dental hygiene habits in children is essential to fostering healthy teeth well into adulthood. From parents to child care providers to teachers, there are lots of people in a child’s life who should be active in promoting proper dental care. In this week’s blog, we discuss the most common causes of decay in children …
  • Preventing Gum Disease 101 - Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums, and it’s never pleasant! If severe, it may progress to impact the bone that supports your teeth, but there are certain things you do to prevent this from happening. In this week’s article, we’ve put together a how-to guide when it comes to preventing gum disease. What are …
  • 3 Easy Ways To “Dental Detox” - We may not be able to see or feel it, but our mouths are constantly buzzing with bacteria, both good and bad. For this reason, it’s really important to maintain good oral health by brushing twice a day and flossing daily. But there are other ways to go about ensuring your pearly whites receive the …
  • Do I Need A Dental Checkup Every 6 Months? - For many of us, visiting the dentist is a fairly unpleasant experience. Even the knowledge that dentists are often friendly people, with our best interests at heart, isn’t enough for some of us to get past fear surrounding dentist visits. Because of this anxiety, some of us neglect going to the dentist, and ask- do …
  • The Worst Foods For Your Teeth - It’s so important to care for our teeth properly, and one of the best ways to do this is to prevent cavities and decay before they happen. Considering that our diets have a huge influence on the health of our teeth, it can help to understand what kinds of food and drink may be damaging. …
  • What’s Causing My Toothache? - While the dentist isn’t the most pleasant place, toothaches aren’t normal. If your teeth or gums are in pain in any way, you should seek help from a dentist as soon as possible. However, sometimes it can help to understand why your teeth ache, so in this article we’ll be going over the top ten …
  • Common Mouth Diseases - Proper dental hygiene is important not just for the strength of your teeth but also for your overall physical and mental health. When neglected, poor dental hygiene can cause a number of unpleasant mouth diseases. In this week’s blog, we share the most common mouth diseases and how to prevent them.   1) Dental Cavities  The most common oral problem are dental cavities. Dental cavities …
  • Signs of Serious Dental Problems - While there are many signs that you may be experiencing serious dental issues, some of these may feel commonplace and easy to ignore. However, serious dental problems may result in a myriad of other issues, such as heart diseases and strokes. That’s why it’s so important to be able to identify when things aren’t quite …
  • Why staying hydrated is important for your dental health - Are you the kind of person to see the glass as half empty or half full? Either way, staying hydrated is always good for your health. From flushing away waste, to distributing nutrients around the body, to keeping your muscles moving, the benefits of water are undeniable. When it comes to your teeth- you guessed …
  • How to make your smile brighter   - Teeth whitening is a popular procedure with numerous benefits, including: improved self confidence, better oral health, a more youthful looking appearance and better first impressions. But what are the top ways to brighten your smile?  In this week’s blog, we break down how to make your smile brighter.   1) Whitening toothpastes  Whitening toothpastes are undoubtedly the …
  • 10 Tips for Preventative Dental Care - This week we give you a refresher on how to maintain good oral hygiene with 10 tips for preventative dental care.
  • Your Step by Step Guide to Root Canal Treatment - Root canal treatment is necessary to treat severe tooth decay in which the tooth has become infected or abscessed and the decay has progressed from the enamel to the dentin layer, eventually reaching the nerve structure of the tooth (also called the pulp). The nerve structure of the tooth begins to die, which leads to …
  • The Benefits of Teeth Whitening -   One of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures at our Berwick clinic, professional teeth whitening changes much more than just your appearance. This week, we examine just a few of the benefits associated with having professionally whitened teeth. Improved self confidence Discoloured teeth are a common cause of self-consciousness, and whitening can help you …
  • Brushing Techniques you Need to Know - Many people are surprised to discover that there is a right and wrong way to brush your teeth. This week, we look at both.