Teeth grinding: What dental appliance can I use?

If you frequently grind or clench your teeth during sleep, that is a sign of bruxism. Untreated bruxism can lead to health conditions like headaches and jaw pains. Such nocturnal grinding can also damage existing dental work like implants or crowns, or result in cracks or chips. Most bruxers develop jaw, neck or back pains, read more

Do I need a custom sports mouthguard?

Did you know that almost half of all sporting injuries are dental-related? Some of the most common sporting injuries are chipped, broken, fractured or partial dislocation of tooth. Given the high incidence rate of dental injuries in everyday sports, it’s not far-fetched to make a customised dental mouthguard must-have protective gear for all forms of

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What happens if I neglect my gums?

Do you notice bleeding gums after flossing or brushing? Is the colour of your gums changing into a darker shade of pink? If that’s the case, you may want to get your gums checked to determine whether you may have what is known as periodontal disease – or gum disease. Most people associate a dentist

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Home vs professional teeth whitening

What are the differences between take-home teeth whitening kits and the In-chair laser treatment? That is a question that many patients have, and not least because there are myriad of teeth whitening products and brands on the market that claim many benefits. Is it true what they claim in the advertisements or just plain mumbo-jumbo? read more

What to expect for my wisdom teeth surgery?

The last permanent teeth to emerge in the mouth, wisdom teeth usually develop between the ages of 17 and 25 – although approximately a quarter to a third of the population never develops wisdom teeth. You can have up to four wisdom teeth – or none at all – located at the two ends of

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Difference between Dental Crowns and Veneers

Porcelain Veneers and Dental Crowns are two of the most popular Cosmetic Dental treatments that are focused on restoring the beauty of your smile. Like most dental 4 cosmetic treatments, they provide advanced treatment options that help to solve your aesthetic dental issues but differ in terms of how they can help to achieve those read more