It’s important to visit your dentist regularly to have your teeth, gums and mouth examined: that’s why we’re recommending that in 2017 you resolve to attend regular dental appointments. Preventing dental disease now is much better than having to treat it later: it’s generally less expensive and time consuming to stop dental disease from developing …Read More
A cup of coffee may put a smile on your face every morning but it could also prevent you from flashing your best smile. Consider this: your tooth enamel has very tiny holes and cracks that can hold food particles. Coffee and other beverages such as fizzy drinks, tea, chocolate drinks as well as dark-coloured …Read More
Certain activities and habits expose our teeth to damages that may warrant a dental emergency visit. In 2014, resolve to be aware of these and to take measures to keep your teeth safe. If you or your child is engaged in contact sports or any activity where a facial injury is possible, make sure you/he/she …Read More
Now that the merrymaking season is over, perhaps you’ve taken a look back at all the foods you’ve consumed during the holidays and have resolved to eat healthier foods this year. As you do so, consider Dental Resolution No. 4: Consume Less Sugar. How can you manage your sugar intake? First, you need to know …Read More
Fizzy drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, even fruit juices—these beverages not only contain high amounts of sugar but also acid that can cause tooth erosion. Tooth erosion causes irreversible damage to tooth enamel: that is why it is important to prevent it from happening. As the new year begins, why not resolve to reduce your …Read More
Your dental team advises you to floss for a very good reason—the tight spaces between your teeth hold food particles and dental plaque (bacteria) that are out of reach of your toothbrush. The longer the bacteria and food remain undisturbed between your teeth, the more likely it is that you will develop cavities and gum …Read More
Happy New Year! Are you one of those people who start the year with a list of resolutions? One of the top things people resolve to do better as the year starts is to take better care of their health—to stop smoking, eat healthy foods, exercise more often.