general dentistry Archives - Corinna Dental Group

Halitosis or Bad Breath: Causes and Solutions

Halitosis (bad breath) is a fairly common problem- there are lots of things that can cause a temporary experience of bad breath. Almost everyone has experienced the bad odour that can result after a meal containing garlic or onions, for example. The Colgate website reports that 40% of the population suffers from a chronic form …Read More

Saliva Protects Teeth Against Cavities Better Than We Thought

Our mouth is home to millions of species of bacteria and the surface of our tongue alone is home to 50% of those bacteria. But our mouth also has the ability to naturally fight off cavity-causing bacteria. Healthy saliva is a critical part of our mouth’s defence mechanism.

National Smile Month in the UK

It will be another busy month for the Corinna Dental Group practices. As always, here on our website, we’ll be sharing another interesting set of dentistry-related stories. Starting off with this—Did you know that about 60 per cent of people in the UK aged 65 and up regret not looking after their teeth earlier in …Read More

Good Oral Health- Dental Checkups

The Australian Dental Association, as part of its Dental Health Week campaign for 2012, reminds us all of the importance of regular dental checkups to spot early dental problems that are developing. In between dental visits, it’s important to maintain a good daily routine of brushing and flossing your teeth. Attention to the foods and …Read More

Why Routine Dental X-Rays Are Essential

When looking in your mouth, your dentist or hygienist can only see what is in their direct line of sight. This includes the chewing surfaces of your teeth, the side against the cheeks and the side against the tongue. With excellent lighting, mouth mirrors, magnification and dental cameras, your dental team can see a lot. …Read More