The benefits of teeth straightening for teens

One of the main themes of Dental Health Week 2019 is the importance of maintaining your oral health. This includes keeping good oral hygiene, eating a healthy diet and visiting your dentist for regular checkups. Malocclusion of the teeth is also an oral health issue...
Does fruit juice cause tooth decay in kids?

Does fruit juice cause tooth decay in kids?

No. Fortunately, real 100% fruit juice doesn’t cause tooth decay – despite growing suspicion to the contrary. Some people even believe that drinking juice is as bad for your teeth as having a soft drink. However, there is clinical evidence that strongly...
Dental Emergencies for kids 3-10 yrs

Dental Emergencies for kids 3-10 yrs

First Aid for children with minor mouth injuries Minor mouth injuries in young children – such as small cuts and splits – are quite common because most kids just end up tripping over or running into something sooner or later! That’s when...
The oral bacteria that can crawl into your brain

The oral bacteria that can crawl into your brain

It might sound like a horror movie but the fact is, if you have certain species of pathogenic oral bacteria in your gums, they could be slowly making their way into your brain as you read this. These bacteria among 100s of others responsible for oral health issues,...
Choosing the right dental insurance cover

Choosing the right dental insurance cover

It is important to take out dental insurance extras cover to avoid expensive treatment fees for unexpected dental work, such as emergency dental, wisdom tooth removal and braces. Even though the monthly fees for major dental cover may be expensive in themselves, you...
How to brush your teeth effectively

How to brush your teeth effectively

The best way to maintain your oral health is to keep good oral care and hygiene habits. And the foundation of all good oral habits is brushing your teeth. Dentists recommend that you should brush your teeth for 3 min twice daily with fortified toothpaste – once...