Mouthguards – off the shelf vs. dentist fitted

With over 5 million teeth being knocked out each year, mouthguards are a necessity for all contact sports players. The selection process for a sports mouthguard should include an evaluation of the differences between custom fitted guards and off-the-shelf varieties.… Continue reading

Crowns – so much more than a filling

If your dentist has suggested that you have a crown installed instead of a filling, you may be balking at the idea. After all, crowns can be more expensive than fillings. However, there is a very good reason why your… Continue reading

Top 5 Tips for Beating Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety affects many people across the country and prevents from getting the proper dental care they need. If your dental anxiety is preventing you from going to the dentist, there are several things you can do to lessen your… Continue reading

How to Keep Teeth Healthy and Strong

Most people will judge your overall hygiene by the state of your teeth. A bright smile will also add to your overall confidence. Maintaining the pearly whites, however, requires quite a bit of effort. Other than proper use of teeth,… Continue reading

What Are Dental Crowns and Why Would I Need Them?

A dental crown is essentially a cap used to cover weak, decayed or broken teeth.

In most cases, if you have a tooth that is decayed to the point of weakening or breaking, a dental crown is likely an option… Continue reading

Teeth Cleaning – why should I get my dentist to clean my teeth?

If you brush your teeth twice daily, you may not feel inclined to have them professionally cleaned as often as is recommended. In fact, if you’re like many people, visiting the dentist may be one of those things that you… Continue reading

Dental X-Ray – determine oral health with dental x-rays

Your dentist is able to check for signs of dental problems by looking at your teeth and gums, but some problems might be hidden from sight. Dental x-rays help dentists detect problems with teeth, gums and jaws that would otherwise… Continue reading

Dental Crowns – more protective than standard fillings

Dental crowns have a reputation as being nothing more than an expensive filling. However, a dental crown is far more protective than a standard filling and can ensure the structural integrity of a tooth in ways that a standard filling… Continue reading

Rebuilding Fractured Teeth

I’ve had a lot of experience rebuilding fractured teeth and I’ve witnessed first-hand the physical and psychological trauma associated with fractured teeth. I feel passionately about repairing my patients’ smiles.

Let’s face it, your smile is one of the first… Continue reading

Don’t Wait Until it Hurts – gum disease

Gum disease or ‘Gingivitis’ causes inflammation and infection of the gums. Here’s everything you need to know about gum disease and how to avoid it.

What is gum disease?

Gum disease, also called Gingivitis, is the inflammation of the gums.… Continue reading