Bruxism is a condition in which you grind or clench your teeth, usually unconsciously or while asleep. Bruxism is most common in children and young adults, but it can affect people at any age. Mild bruxism may not require treatment, but when teeth grinding and clenching occurs regularly, it can damage your teeth, lead to jaw disorders, headaches or other problems. Continue reading “What Is Bruxism And How To Cope With It”
Whitening Solutions for a Mega-Watt Smile
Feb 27, 2021
Do you feel self-conscious about your smile?
If you have stained/discoloured teeth, a whitening procedure may be just the thing to get your smile sparkling again. Lifestyle and the aging process can yellow and darken your teeth over time. Drinking coffee, tea, red wine, cola drinks and smoking are significant contributors to teeth discolouration. We’ve taken the time to compare various whitening agents to help you find the optimal whitening treatment for your smile and ensure your health always comes first. Continue reading “Whitening Solutions for a Mega-Watt Smile”
The Fatal Facts of Periodontitis (Gum) Disease and COVID-19
January 29, 2021
Did you remember to floss today? It could help save your life.
In this month’s blog topic, we take a closer look at the risks faced by undetected/untreated periodontal disease and how it can be fatal for anyone who contracts COVID-19.
Dental Implants – Titanium vs Zirconia
December 21, 2020
Dental implants have revolutionized the replacement of missing teeth, and since the 1960s, titanium implants have been industry standard. Still, growing concerns over the biocompatibility and auto-immune potential of titanium in susceptible individuals have caused an increased demand for non-metal implant materials.
Not sure what the differences are between titanium and zirconia? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each type of implant so that you can make an informed choice.
How Dangerous Are Mercury Fillings?
November 24, 2020
Silver amalgam contains approximately 50% mercury and has been commonly used for dental fillings since the 19th century. Shortly after its inception, harmful side effects following the use of silver amalgam were widely reported, and its continued use in dentistry has faced *controversy ever since.
The Battle of Fluoride on the Developing Brain
October 23, 2020
Fluoride is a mineral naturally found in water sources. It’s also commonly added to dental care products with the intent to prevent cavities. However, the risks of swallowing too much fluoride are evident and have significant impacts on our children’s brain development.