Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is a condition in which the salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva to keep the mouth lubricated. Dry mouth can be caused by recreational drug use, tobacco and alcohol use, aging, certain medications, radiation therapy and other health… Read More

What is a Tooth Abscess?

A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that forms around the root or bone of an infected tooth. An abscess occurs when bacteria invade the pulp (the nerves and blood vessels) of the tooth and then spreads to the… Read More

Dental Injuries Can Be Prevented

Children love running around, playing and being on their feet always. With their increased activity level, dental emergencies and injuries can occur. According to research, the highest risk for injuries happen when children are at the ages of 1 to… Read More

Bad Breath

Bad breath (also called as Halitosis) is caused primarily by volatile sulfur compounds, specifically hydrogen sulfide and methyl mercaptan, which result from degradation of sulfur containing proteins. The foul smell may have its origin within the mouth or might be… Read More

General Anaesthesia

Some procedures may require patients to undergo a general anaesthesia, which causes a temporary loss of consciousness. General anaesthesia may be recommended prior to certain dental procedures, such as wisdom teeth extraction, or for people who have severe anxiety. Prior… Read More

The Danger of an Acidic Diet

Foods and drinks that are high in acid can cause damage to the tooth enamel. Enamel erosion is problematic because unlike other materials in the human body enamel doesn’t have any living cells, therefor it cannot heal itself or grow… Read More