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Tips for handling your sensitive teeth

If you wince when you eat or drink hot and cold foods and liquids this is normally a sign of sensitivity in your teeth. For some adults, this phenomenon is a fleeting annoyance which goes away after a few days, and for others it is a chronic condition which plagues them for years. No matter […]

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10 tips to better oral health

Take control of your oral health with these 10 tips for improving it: Perfect your brushing technique Most adults know that they should be brushing at least twice daily for optimum oral health, but make sure you’re brushing the right way to get maximum benefits. Tilt your toothbrush so that you’re brushing at a 45o […]

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The severity of your gum infection

Healthy gums are an essential component of strong teeth, however many people dismiss signs of gum problems as nothing more than a temporary annoyance or inconvenience. This is a very dangerous habit to get into, as these signs (such as bleeding when brushing or increased sensitivity) are the gums way of telling you something is […]

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Signs of impacted wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth, otherwise known as third molars, are the last set of molar teeth an adult will get, and they normally appear in your late teens or early twenties (if at all). Most adults will have two at the top and two on the bottom, on either side of the mouth. These teeth are frequently […]

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Signs of gum disease and how to treat it

Healthy gums are the essential foundation for healthy teeth, so naturally you’ll want them to be in the best possible shape. When plaque builds up on your teeth, this can cause your gums to become inflamed (gingivitis) and if left untreated, this can worsen so that it eventually affects the tissue and bone which support […]

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Taking care of your teeth this Christmas

Taking care of your teeth this Christmas

The Christmas party season is in full swing, and no doubt you’ll want to be a part of it. This time of year can spell havoc for your teeth and gums however, so if you want to avoid an unnecessary trip to the dentist in the new year, read these tips on taking care of […]

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10 things to be aware of after an extraction

Having a tooth extracted is a common dental procedure, and yet it is one which often causes patients a lot of distress. Some of this anxiety results from the fear of the unknown, but we’re here to put your mind at rest. When it is absolutely necessary to have a tooth removed, for example through […]

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