Tooth be told, there’s a lot of misconceptions when it comes to proper dental care and these sometimes fuel the lack of excitement when you see an upcoming dental appointment on your calendar. We help to dispel those myths!
Yes it would be VERY easy for me to say “just avoid sugar”. But in an age of fast food, chocolate thick-shakes and Donut King, how does one do that? It's simply not realistic. Here are my top three tips for preventing tooth decay.
Can you believe that those silver-coloured fillings called ‘amalgam’ have been around since 1812? Yes, they were created by a British chemist more than 200 years ago! Are they safe? Yes they are. Read more here.
Understanding gum disease. What to look for and how to treat it.
You would not live with a chronic eye or ear infection, would you?
Yet 45% of the population over 65 years live with a chronic infection known as gum disease, or periodontitis.
Most people don’t realise they have this disease – but it is a serious, and very treatable, infection.