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.
Teeth sensitivity to hot and cold can be a sign of dental erosion. Are you a lover of lemon and other citrus fruit?
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.
Teeth wear involves loss of tooth structure (enamel and dentine). In my clinical experience teeth wear is closely linked to age, and it can become a serious issue as it impacts upon appearance, self-confidence, comfort and eating.