Root canal therapy and extractions are two ways a dentist can treat a damaged or infected tooth. Wherever possible saving your natural tooth is usually the best option but there are occasions when the tooth cannot be saved.
Have you noticed that one or more of your teeth are becoming longer? It is possible that you have gum recession. Find out the causes and treatments for this condition.
Yellow teeth or 'teeth discolouration is one of the most common complaints patients have. Luckily, it is often easy to fix! Options to improve the aesthetics include professional cleaning, teeth whitening or dental veneers.
Dentures or ‘false teeth’ have been used as a solution for missing teeth for hundreds of years and still continue to be a cost effective and viable option.
People with dementia are often unable to verbally express their discomfort or pain, hence we need to focus on prevention when it comes to dental care.
It is now commonly accepted that smoking contributes to respiratory and heart diseases but did you know that smoking, whether it be cigarettes, pipes or cigars is also detrimental to your oral health?
Most dental work is safe while pregnant. In fact any dental work that needs doing such as hygiene appointments, fillings or crowns should be treated while you are pregnant to reduce any chance of infection entering your blood stream.
Water not only keeps us hydrated but also plays an essential role in neutralising the acids which are produced by the bacteria in our mouth.
Invisible braces are one of the most popular treatments at About Smiles Dental Centres. This article gives you an insight when considering this treatment.
Every day I am asked about the alternatives to replace missing teeth and whilst dentures are a relatively cost effective and easy option, they can present their own issues such as speech difficulties, gum or mouth irritation, inability to eat certain foods and poor stability/retention. I hope that this article can shed some light on the other alternatives for missing teeth.