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In this blog, you can learn all about how to make the right dietary choices for your oral health. You can learn what to drink and what to eat.

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Preventing Dry Socket and Other Complications After a Tooth Extraction

12 September 2018
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Tooth extraction is a very common practice in general dentistry. It's performed to create more space in your mouth if your teeth are at risk of being deformed, to remove dead teeth, or to remove wisdom teeth that aren't growing as they're supposed to, among other things. Although a very straightforward and relatively harmless procedure, there is a risk of infection. It's very important that you behave in a manner that allows the wound in your mouth to heal properly after having a tooth extracted.
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Four Reasons Not to Use a Mouth Guard—and Why They’re Wrong

7 August 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Mouth guards are an invaluable contribution to dental safety. A mouth guard is a flexible device that fits over the teeth to protect them from injury, particularly during sporting activity. But many people don't use them, taking the risk of breaking their teeth or jaw or of damaging the soft tissue. Here are some of the reasons people give for not wearing one. Nobody else does It may seem that very few sporting figures bother with this protective device; and if none of your teammates use them, why should you be the one to do something so uncool?
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The Pain of a Dental Abscess: Why Prompt Treatment Is Vital

17 July 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

In terms of potentially painful dental conditions, an abscessed tooth can rank rather high on the list. In terms of pain free dentistry, the relief can be immediate upon visiting your dentist. An abscessed tooth can be extremely painful only when left untreated in the misguided hope that the situation will rectify itself, which is simply not the case. Whether it's a periapical abscess (a bacterial infection forming in the base of the dental pulp), or a periodontal abscess (a bacterial infection forming in the gum next to the base of the dental pulp), the discomfort can be immense.
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Four Practical Guidelines for Reducing Your Gingivitis Risk

26 June 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Gingivitis is the initial stage of periodontitis. In general, if gingivitis is not treated and reversed, the condition will escalate significantly, evolving into the more serious and permanent periodontitis. Gum disease will cause bleeding of the gums and inflammation of the tissues, and it can also result in more serious symptoms such as the loss of teeth in later stages. Here are practical tips to help you prevent gingivitis and improve your general oral health.
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3 Top Reasons to Consider Invisible Braces

30 May 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Braces are a solution to a range of dental problems, such as crooked and misaligned teeth. However, there's usually no one-type-fits-all solution, and your dentist or orthodontist will always help you choose something that will work correctly for your kind of dental problem. Knowing your options, however, will also give you an idea of what to expect and even help you budget for the treatment. Some of the types of braces available include the conventional metal and ceramic braces, self-ligating braces, lingual braces and invisible braces.
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Improving Oral Health through Diet: Cavity-Free Foods

All kinds of things affect your oral health including your genes, how often you brush and the food you eat. As a mum, I feel like that last one is always overlooked, and I have created a blog to address that concept. In this blog, you can learn all about how to make the right dietary choices for your oral health. You can learn what to drink, what to eat and how to make healthy snacking easy. I have included posts for busy adults as well as tips on how to help your kids make healthy choices. I hope you enjoy the ideas here and that they benefit your oral health.