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

Mouth Ulcers

A mouth ulcer is the loss or erosion of part of the delicate tissue that lines the inside of the mouth. They often develop as a small white lesion with a red border in the mouth, on the tongue, on… Read More

Local Anaesthesia

Local anaesthesia is often used prior to commencing dental procedures to help dull pain. Its commonly used for treatments such as tooth extractions, root canal treatment and fillings. Prior to injecting the anaesthesia, the area will be swabbed with a… Read More

Hypodontia

Hypodontia is an inherited condition characterized by developmentally missing teeth. The condition includes patients that are missing up to five permanent teeth without taking into account absent third molars (wisdom teeth). In cases where a patient is missing six or… Read More

Toothpaste

Choosing the right toothpaste for you There are so many different brands and types of toothpaste on the market making it a difficult task to choose between them.Different toothpastes are promoted for specific use, the most common features advertised are… Read More