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Dental Hygienists: Expert Tips for Homecare

In between regular cleanings with a dental hygienist, many people wonder what they can do to clean, protect and strengthen their teeth. If you are one of the many people with questions, this blog is designed to help you keep your teeth sparkling in between professional cleanings. It shows you how to adapt professional dental hygiene methods for your home, it explores home whitening techniques, it discuses the best flossing strategies and more. If you want to protect your smile, stick around. You will love the tips, tricks and ideas about dental hygiene that you learn from this blog. Although professional cleanings are necessary, these is a lot you can do in between your appointments, and you can learn about that here. Thanks!

Why You Shouldn’t Fight Nature When It Comes to Replacing Your Teeth

Evolution is an amazing thing. Over the centuries the human body has developed to become a very functional machine, even if it is very intricate. There's a reason why it is so complex and why people should ensure they maintain this functionality as it is. Nowhere is this truer than when it comes to your dentition. Why is it important to keep the correct number of teeth in your mouth?  Read More 

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 brace, but—as the name would suggest—it does so invisibly, with clear, medical-grade plastic. The system works through a set of aligners that are moulded specifically for your mouth. Read More 

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 the pills you're taking. How do contraceptives affect your mouth and what can you do about it? Read More 

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 take to minimise the potential damage. Why and how aspirin impacts your teeth Aspirin is acidic, and the acids contained within the compounds which make up the medicine may attack your teeth. Read More 

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 effort to protect your veneers, you may be tempted to use a range of dental products to keep them clean and bright. Read More