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  • All About Root Canal - A root canal is something that sounds painful and has always come with the preconception of being a painful procedure, but it is not something that should be feared, as the patients of our dentist in Berwick have learnt. In fact, the procedure can be very painless due to local and/or general anaesthetic. The root …
  • 9 Ways To Help Your Child Prepare For The Dentist - While adults can typically push through anxiety for the sake of maintaining oral health, for children, it isn’t so easy. In fact, research shows that children who have high levels of stress are actually more likely to develop dental issues. Since visiting the dentist can be a key cause of stress, this can eventuate into …
  • 7 Dentist-Approved Tips For Taking Care Of Your Teeth At Home - While bi-annual check-ups with your dentist are very important for your dental health, it is your home routine that will determine how well you are able to maintain your oral hygiene. However, taking care of your teeth at home can prove to be quite challenging. It is fairly common for patients at our dentist in …
  • Is Root Canal Painful? And 7 Other Root Canal FAQs - Hearing that you need root canal can be quite daunting. It is a procedure that is notorious in pop culture for being painful, even featuring in the children’s film ‘Finding Nemo’ for a short scene. This notoriety causes many of our patients to feel uneasy about the procedure, but we want to help put you …
  • 5 Main Causes Of Bad Breath And How To Cure It - Nobody wants bad breath. It can be a hard kick to your confidence once you find out you have it, but don’t stress: you can fight it. At our Berwick dental clinic, we have a few tricks to fighting bad breath that we’d like to share with you in today’s blog. The science behind bad …
  • How Do Dental Implants Work? - Dental implants have forever changed the way dentists replace teeth. But many dental patients have very little knowledge about dental implants, as the process is a little more complex than dentures. That’s why in today’s blog we’re exploring what exactly is involved with the dental implant process. What are dental implants? Dental implants replace missing …
  • Everything You Need To Know About Dental Sedation - Going to the dentist can be incredibly stressful for some people due to anxiety, sensitive teeth and for many other reasons. However, avoiding the dentist means that if you have any issues they are only going to get worse over time. Don’t worry, it’s not the end of the road for your oral health. At …
  • Why Do I Have A Sore Jaw? Causes And Cures Of Jaw Pain - A sore jaw is more than just unpleasant. It can affect the way you eat, speak, and even how well you sleep. Because your jaw is linked to other structures of the face – like your ears and sinuses – it can even affect (or be affected by) these areas. It’s because of this interconnection …
  • Everything You Need To Know About Gingival Recession - When it comes to dental issues, we’ve all heard about tooth decay and sensitive teeth. But have you heard of the gum condition known as gingival recession, where gums begin to recede? Patients at our Berwick dental clinic are often unsure as to why they are experiencing receding gums, and what they can do to …
  • What Causes Teeth Grinding? (And How To Prevent It) - Have you ever woken up in the morning with a stiff jaw and aching teeth? Don’t be fooled – it’s not just your imagination playing tricks on you. It’s actually a common dental concern known as bruxism, or teeth grinding, and it can even happen when you’re awake. Patients that visit our Berwick dental clinic …
  • Dental Problems During Pregnancy - If you are keeping up good dental habits and hygiene then there is very unlikely you will experience dental problems. Regardless your dental care may need to change. There are also a few things you need to keep an eye on because occasionally pregnancy can contribute to some dental issues. The worst-case scenario is that …
  • Wisdom Teeth Removal Fact Sheet - Is that jaw pain driving you up the wall? The thought of getting surgery isn’t exactly appealing but you can’t avoid it forever. Sooner or later you are going to have to deal with your wisdom teeth. In the long run, you’re better off nipping it in the bud. Left too long you can cause …
  • 3 Tips For Managing Mouth Ulcers - Mouth ulcers are small, painful lesions inside your mouth that can make your day to day uncomfortable. They often look like white or yellow dots and can be triggered by stress, injury, poor hygiene and diet. While most ulcers will disappear after a week, if you trigger, aggravate or leave it untreated then there is …
  • Teeth Whitening: Are These 6 Methods Safe? - It’s no secret that the process of teeth whitening is a common procedure. Most people want sparkly white smiles for that extra boost of confidence. And nowadays, with the multitude of teeth whitening options available mostly over-the-counter, it can seem like you’re spoiled for choice. However, there are risks you should know about that come …
  • 7 Lifestyle Factors That Can Affect Your Oral Health - Habits and lifestyle factors can distract us from taking care of our oral health. At the end of the day, we all want a stunning and healthy smile. Sometimes it’s just hard to know what’s the truth with so much informing flying around. Don’t let it overwhelm you! We are going to set the record …
  • All About Dental X-Rays - Dental x-rays are an integral part of your dental checkups that occur twice a year. Yet, it can be a little intimidating to have one taken when you’re not exactly sure what’s going on. With your dentist out of the room, the whole experience might feel a little uncomfortable – not to mention plain weird. …
  • 5 Simple Ways To Manage Your Sensitive Teeth - Tooth sensitivity is a common issue that many of us face. It can be tough or disappointing to avoid foods like ice cream that can trigger your sensitivity. However, knowing more about the causes of sensitive teeth and what you can do to improve your condition is the key to reducing (or even eliminating) the …
  • What Is Restorative Dentistry? - Not sure if you need restorative dentistry? If you are looking to repair and restore your smile then the answer is yes. Restorative dentistry is about returning function and structural integrity to your teeth. It may sound a lot like cosmetic surgery, and in many ways, they overlap. However, restorative dentistry is focused on the …
  • Dentist vs. Dental Hygienist: What’s The Difference? - ‘Going to the dentist’ has now become a phrase we use to describe visiting the dentistry clinic. While most are aware of what a dentist does for us, not as many people know about the other professionals involved in the clinical team. Dental hygienists are one of these members, and actually, it’s more than likely …
  • What To Do In A Dental Emergency - Do you have a dental emergency? Don’t worry, everything is going to be okay. On this blog, we are going through what dental emergencies are and what to do if you have one. What is considered a dental emergency? It’s not always clear what is a waiting matter and what is an emergency. You are …