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Wisdom Teeth – Vlog Expert Series

The following video covers all you need to know about your wisdom teeth; if, when & why we remove wisdom teeth and your options if you do need to have them The following video covers all you need to know about your wisdom teeth; if, when & why we remove wisdom teeth and your options […]

Dental Implants – Vlog Expert Series

What is a dental implant? A dental implant is an artificial tooth root placed in the jaw bone to replace missing teeth or support dentures. “You don’t feel anything during the procedure and even afterward, there is very minimal discomfort” In the following video Dr AJ will cover all you need to know about dental […]

Invisalign – Vlog Expert Series

If you have always wanted to straighten your smile, Invisalign might be the perfect option for you. “Invisalign is really great at treating mild to moderate crowding” In the following video Dr James Scott will cover; The difference between Invisalign & braces. How Invisalign works. How long treatment will take. How we prevent a relapse. […]

Teeth Whitening – Vlog Expert Series

Always wanted a whiter smile, feeling confused with all the products on the market? “Whitening toothpastes and the products you can buy at the chemist don’t usually do anything at all – it just doesn’t have the strength to get the job done.” In the following video Dr Nicole Floyd will explain different whitening options. […]

Adolescent Oral Health

PROBLEM BEHAVIOUR: Brushing only once a day or not at all POTENTIAL RISKS: Development of cavities and/or gum diseases POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS: Brushing once a day is okay in most cases, although, if only brushing once a day it is most important to brush in the evenings after dinner. Creating a reminder on the phone may […]

What to do if a tooth is knocked out

Sometimes things happen… whether its a ball to the head, a knee to the mouth, or tripping over your own shoelaces. Would you know what to do if a tooth is knocked out?? Firstly it is important to understand the difference between exfoliation and avulsion. Exfoliation is when the tooth is lost due to natural […]

Teeth Whitening with Activated Charcoal

Charcoal toothpastes and powders are a recent innovation to the dental product market. Marketing campaigns flooding social media such as Instagram, Facebook and YouTube claim that brushing with activated charcoal whitens teeth and improves the health of the teeth and gums. So how does it work? In the early 1900’s the World Health Organisation (WHO) […]

Jaw Joint Disorder Treatments

The jaw joints, otherwise known as the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) are the most complex joints in the human body. They are acted on by the bodies strongest and most dense muscles and whilst chewing are subject to enormous forces in a multitude of different directions. It is perhaps a little surprizing then that most of […]

31st May: No Tobacco Day

Smoking and the effects on your dental health: No tobacco day is the perfect opportunity to start minimising the amount you smoke and ultimately quit smoking! The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. ( ) People who smoke […]

Floss the teeth you want to keep!

Every time you go to see your dentist or hygienist you probably dread those four little words, ‘have you been flossing?’ Let me assure you it is always asked with good intentions. So why do we care so much about flossing? As health professionals we aim to have your best interest at heart – your […]

Oil Pulling and Oral Health

Oil pulling for dental health is a practice originating almost 3000 years ago from traditional Ayurvedic and Hindu medicine. The practice involves swishing the oil through the mouth for approximately twenty minutes a day, the idea is that by swishing/ pulling the oil through the mouth the bacteria involved in causing plaque, gingivitis and decay […]

Links between Oral Health and your General Health

In today’s day and age there are more valid reasons why we need to brush, floss and see our dentist or hygienist on a regular basis (and that is not just for a healthy mouth). There are an increasing amount of studies that show the strong link between oral health and serious chronic diseases, these […]