What Is A Root Canal?

What Is A Root Canal?

Has your dentist told you that a filling isn’t enough to save your tooth, and left you wondering “what is a root canal?” Root canal treatments are notorious for being painful and expensive – but they can be life-changing if you’re suffering from a relentlessly aching tooth.  The American Association of Endodontists explains that the […]

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Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

Loads of oral hygiene protocols and lessons focus primarily on how often one should brush their teeth, but another serious issue is should you replace your toothbrush? According to White Oak Dental, if you use the same toothbrush for too long, it loses its effect and can end up harming your teeth. Some dental practitioners […]

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How To Maintain Healthy Gums

How To Maintain Healthy Gums

It’s important to know how to maintain healthy gums. When you look in the mirror and smile, what do you see? Of course, you notice your teeth, but what about your gums? Are they healthy as you think they are? Firm and pink gums are usually the best indicators of healthy gums.  Most people are […]

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What To Know Before Getting Dentures

What To Know Before Getting Dentures

Are you wondering what to know before getting dentures? There are many things to consider before you get dentures. Removable artificial teeth aren’t the best option for everyone. Book a consultation with your dentist and ask about the pros and cons of getting dentures and subsequently having your natural teeth removed. Take some time to […]

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Gums Hurt? Here’s Why

Gums Hurt? Here’s Why

Do your gums hurt? We’ll take you through possible reasons why. A dentist deals with toothache, but who deals with aching gums? There are many questions surrounding hurting gums, but there are also many reasons your gums experience pain. The reasons may be minor but can be a side effect of a more severe condition. […]

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Fluoride: myths & facts

Fluoride: myths & facts

Adding the chemical fluoride to public drinking water supplies in South Africa is a preventative measure to reduce the risk of dental decay among citizens who don’t use fluoride toothpaste. According to H2O International, which advocates household water purification to remove excess bacteria, heavy metals and chemicals such as fluoride, South African municipal water is […]

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