NEWS - NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH - January 2020

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Jan 2020
29th
 

When do you need a tooth extraction?

When do you need tooth extractions? There are three common reasons that emergency tooth extraction is necessary. These are crowding, disease, and trauma. If you've recently suffered a physical injury because of a sports-related accident or something as catastrophic, you may or may not need an emergency tooth extraction. How can you tell?Getting an emergency tooth extraction is a difficult call to make. Regardless, the advancements in dental technology and endodontic treatments can help you move forward with… READ MORE
Jan 2020
21st
 

Foods that stain your teeth

Most people want to have white teeth. After all, nothing is more embarrassing than smiling in front of someone or a camera with teeth as dark as charcoal. That's quite exaggerated, but you get the idea. If you don't believe that many people want white teeth, it s worth knowing that the teeth whitening industry generates over £10 billion a year. That's a lot of money spent on trying to get a set of teeth white. The Cause of Stained Teeth Now, you might be wondering what stains the teeth in the first place… READ MORE
Jan 2020
16th
 

Our guide to Mouthguards

Mouthguards are protective coverings worn over the teeth to keep them from injury and damage. If you play active sports or have dental issues, such as teeth grinding, read on to learn which type of mouthguard is best for you: 3 Different Types of Mouthguards Most people refuse to wear mouthguards because they don t want to wear foreign objects inside their mouths. These protective pieces, which are often made of plastic, are thought to be uncomfortable and bulky. However, newer mouthguards are now made us… READ MORE
Jan 2020
15th
 

Canker Sores (Ulcers) and how to manage them

We're sure that at least once in your life, you've experienced a canker sore(ulcer). While they aren't any of an issue to your health, they can be extremely annoying, as they can leave you in a state of immense pain while eating or even moving your mouth. Fortunately, though, they don't last forever. After a few days, they tend to disappear on their own, as if they were never there. However, it does help to know how to get rid of them faster to shorten the ordeal you have to go through. To do that, though, … READ MORE
Jan 2020
14th
 

Case of the Month December 2019- ICON treatment for opaque lesions

Time has certainly flown by and we are now in full swing into a new decade! We forgot to posy our case of the month for December but it is one worth waiting for. The case involves ICON treatment to treat very opaque white areas on the upper front central teeth. Now white areas on teeth are generally not a biological issue but they can be unsightly and have an affect on smiling with confidence. In the past, the treatment for such areas was to cut away the whiter area and then place a filling to mimic the ad… READ MORE
Jan 2020
7th
 

TMJ Disorders - jaw joint problems

The temporomandibular joints, also known as the TMJ, is a complex set of joints, ligaments, and jaw muscles at the base of the skull in front of the ear. We have one on each side of our head, connecting our lower jaw to our upper jaw. Each TMJ has a disc-like structure made of cartilage between the ball and the socket. This disc acts as a cushion so our jaws can open backward, forward, and even sideways. Our TMJ allows us to perform actions such as chewing, biting, yawning, and speaking. TMJ Disorders: Cau… READ MORE
Jan 2020
4th
 

4 ways to take care of your child's oral health

Your children s oral health is easy to be overlooked, because most of the time, it doesn t present significant problems. However, you should not forget the importance of dental health especially for children. Before it s too late, start investing more in your child s oral health so that they will have beautiful smiles and healthy teeth as they grow. Below are four ways to be on top of your child s oral health. Keep on reading to find out more. Routine dental visits Keep in mind that oral health isn t jus… READ MORE
Jan 2020
2nd
 

Happy New Year! 4 ways to improve your oral health in 2020.

This coming new year, aside from making resolutions to lose weight and live a healthier life, you will need to remember to take care of your oral health because it is as important as your overall health! Beautiful teeth and a healthy mouth can have a significant impact on your appearance, how you present yourself, and even how people see you. So, for this coming year, why don t you invest more time and effort in taking care of oral health? One key to achieving such heights is to stay motivated. For you to … READ MORE
 

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