Inflammation is one of the ways the body attempts to protect and defend itself.
Gum disease alters the defence mechanisms of the gum tissues and supporting structures surrounding the teeth.
Snoring is often taken as a joke between families and friends but snoring is actually a serious...
You’ve probably thought to yourself after brushing your teeth and spitting out blood with your toothpaste: “My gums bleed, but that is just normal for me.”
Happy New Year! Well we made it through another year, the holidays are now behind us and perhaps like many you’ve made some promises to yourself to make some changes in your life for 2016.
Taking care of your teeth shouldn’t be that difficult after all it isn’t rocket science. Yet it’s all too easy to develop habits that could cause toothache in the long run.
So you're considering getting your mercury dental amalgam fillings removed, but before you choose a dentist to take care of this for you there are some things you should know to ensure it is done safely.
Teeth are like the TV remote, electricity or indoor plumbing – as in we take them for granted and only realise how important they are when something goes wrong.
Today is World Smile Day where we are encouraged to “Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile”!
In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of practices offering holistic dentistry and this has largely been customer driven.
The importance of good oral hygiene and committing to keeping our mouths clean can’t be underestimated when it comes to keeping our breath as fresh as possible.
For each missing tooth, you lose approximately 10% of your remaining ability to chew food.
What’s good for your body is also good for your mouth.
Teeth whitening is without a doubt one of the most popular procedures at our dental office.
Mercury is toxic to humans and dental amalgam fillings, which use 50% mercury combined with other metals like silver, and are considered to be one of our most common sources of mercury exposure.
Could treating dental disease and reducing inflammation be the key to good health and a long life?
The documentary "You Put What in My Mouth?"
Dentists have recommended that you come for a check up and clean every six months but is this always the case and does it apply to you and your particular dental needs?