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5 Common Causes of Toothache

When you have pain in your mouth, it can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint exactly where it is coming from. Determining the cause of a toothache is even trickier. Before you call an emergency dentist, consider these five common causes of toothaches to work out which one might be causing your pain. 1. Thin Enamel […]

Brace Yourself: Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

Although it’s now very common to have orthodontic work done on your teeth, both as a young person and as an adult, some people can still feel self-conscious or concerned about wearing metal braces. Whatever the reason for this, there is one great alternative—and that’s Invisalign. Invisalign does the same job as a traditional metallic […]

Is Your Contraception Making Your Gums Bleed?

If you’re using a contraceptive pill, then you probably already know that you may suffer from some side effects. You may not realise that these side effects can extend to your oral health as well as your general well-being. If you’ve started to notice changes to your gum health, then this may be down to […]

Aspirin: Is it Damaging Your Teeth?

Aspirin is used to treat a wide range of medical conditions. However, as with any medication, aspirin can cause side effects. Unbeknown to you, taking aspirin may be having a negative effect on your dental health. Below is a guide to the impact of taking aspirin on your teeth and a few steps you can […]

How to Protect Your Dental Veneers

If you have recently had dental veneers fitted, it is important that you take care of them and protect them from damage. By being careful about what you expose your new veneers to, you can ensure that your smile will look wonderful for years to come. Dental products that can damage your veneers In an […]

Feel the Fear: Overcoming Fear of the Dentist

Being afraid of visiting the dentist is an emotion that can affect anyone, regardless of their age or gender. This fear can be so intense that it can prevent people from visiting the dentist for a check-up, which means that potential problems are usually not caught until they develop into more serious conditions. It may […]