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Are you brushing correctly?

We recommend the following dental care steps for achieving healthy teeth and gums; Brush with a soft round bristle toothbrush Replace your toothbrush every three to four months Change your toothbrush after an illness When you’re brushing your teeth along the gum line, make sure to angle your brush 45 degrees – so it goes […]

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Banish Bad Breath

A healthy mouth means fresh breath! Bad breath can affect those nearest and dearest to us. It can place strain on relationships as well as being socially embarrassing. The main culprit behind bad breath is bacteria! Our mouths contain millions and millions of bacteria, which can quite easily get out of control. Plaque, tartar, gum […]

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Brilliant Smile Equals Confidence

Art has been described as “the accomplice of love” and science the creative application of natural law. In tandem, these energies can be combined to produce a masterpiece. A dazzling smile can ignite a room, projecting an image of self assurance and high personal esteem. It glows with embers of delight from an explosive source […]

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Teeth Not Perfectly White – Dont Feel Embarrassed, its Normal

Contrary to many advertisements, it is difficult to obtain perfectly white teeth. Natural, healthy teeth have extremely subtle yellow, brown or grey tones. Shine a flashlight behind your front teeth and look in the mirror to see for yourself. Pure white teeth are like purple hair – they appear synthetic and distracting! However, light tooth […]

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You can’t hide ugly, chipped, stained and crooked teeth

But you CAN fix them fast, with a comfortable Smile Make Over! As a dentist, I see people every day who are ashamed of their teeth. Like the patient I talked to recently who burst into tears when she told me how her little grand daughter climbed into her lap and asked “Why are your […]

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The Danger of Soft Drinks

In general, we all agree that soft drinks taste good. What many people do not realise is the dangerous toll this takes on your teeth. Sugar found in soft drinks react with the natural bacteria in your mouth and forms acid. This acid erodes your tooth enamel over time which causes dental cavities. What is […]

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How You Can Get Your Teeth Whitened

Speak to our friendly and informative team now! There are a few techniques that can be used by our cosmetic dentists to help you achieve that whiter, brighter smile. This may include tooth whitening toothpastes, home teeth whitening kits, in-office teeth whitening, bonding or porcelain veneers. We look at each patient on a case-by-case basis […]

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How to Brush and Floss

The most important part of dental care is down to you. Brushing your teeth twice daily insures for healthier teeth and gums. And if you dread the dentist’s chair then the best treatment is prevention. Plaque is a major cause of cavities. It is a transparent layer of bacteria that coast the teeth. Brushing your […]

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Tooth Decay

Soon after brushing, a thin sticky layer forms over the surface of your teeth which contains bacteria, this is referred to as plaque. When you eat anything containing sugar, the bacteria in plaque uses it as energy and produces acid which can soften and dissolve the enamel which cover your teeth. This is how a […]

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Should I get my teeth whitened?

There are lots of advantages in getting your teeth whitened. When you smile, people take notice, and a brilliant white smile can give you new found confidence that people will instantly notice. It gives your appearance an instantaneous lift. Whiter teeth are associated with a healthier, happier lifestyle. Also a whiter smile tends to minimise […]

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