2019

Why Small Gaps Between Teeth Can Lead to Tooth Decay

Dentist Blog

Have small gaps begun to appear between your teeth? Then you should take special care to ensure you clean those areas thoroughly. Small gaps, especially those between crooked teeth, become food traps. Since these areas are hard to see and reach with a toothbrush, there is a risk that tooth decay could develop between your teeth. But, first, why does it happen? Why do spaces form between teeth that were once close together?

12 June 2019

4 Indicators That You Are Brushing Your Teeth With Too Much Force

Dentist Blog

From a young age, your parents teach you that you should brush your teeth twice a day. Doing so ensures that plaque and food debris cannot build up on your teeth and lead to tooth decay. However, one thing that many people aren't aware of is that brushing your teeth too aggressively will eventually do more damage than good. Do you suspect that you have been brushing your teeth with too much force?

12 June 2019

Have You Checked Your Child's Mouthguard At The Start Of This School Year?

Dentist Blog

The start of each school year brings with it a long list of needs for your child. Stationery supplies, schoolbag, lunchbox, water bottle and uniform are all items that parents seek to replace. But when was the last time you took a closer look at your child's sports mouthguard at the beginning of the school year? As school sports and other outdoor activities become popular again, now is the perfect time to inspect your child's mouthguard, and here are three reasons why.

29 January 2019

Are Antacids Damaging Your Teeth?

Dentist Blog

If you get a lot of acid indigestion, then you may take antacids regularly. These medicines can keep your indigestion at bay and, as an added bonus, they help keep acid out of your mouth and away from your teeth where it can cause erosion damage. However, when you mention to your dentist that you take a lot of antacids, they may not be that happy. They may ask you to modify your antacid intake.

2 January 2019