Teeth Whitening: All You Need To Know

Teeth Whitening

Have you been wondering about teeth whitening and the effectiveness or safety of the process? Have you been questioning if your teeth whitening toothpastes actually work? In our blog this week we take a look at the effectiveness of whitening products and procedures including teeth whitening toothpaste and chewing gum, teeth whitening strips and kits,…

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Dentures – Everything You Need To Know About Dentures

Whether you are considering getting dentures, already have them, or know someone with them, it’s very likely that you may have some questions about them. What follows is information on what dentures really are, what kind of care they require, and how dentures can improve your oral health. We hope to help you find the…

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Gingivitis Bacteria Can Manipulate Your Immune System

Gingivitis is commonly caused by plaque build-up on your teeth. The bacteria in the plaque can invade your gums, and if it isn’t treated, can cause permanent damage to the root of your teeth. According to a recent study published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology, the bacteria that can cause gum disease can thrive in your…

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Gingivitis: What Is It & How To Deal With It

Gingivitis is a term that is used quite frequently in dental offices and affects a large number of New Zealanders each year. You probably know that it is something you don’t want to have, but do you really know what gingivitis is and why it happens? What happens once you have gingivitis, and what can…

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Top 10 reasons for toothaches

Toothaches will make anyone feel miserable. The drive to figure out what’s causing you or a loved one pain is completely understandable, which is why we made this list. Below you can read through the top ten most common reasons for toothaches so that you can identify what might be wrong, and what your best…

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The Wisdom Tooth Removal Process

Wisdom Teeth X-Ray

Wisdom teeth are the molars in the far back of your mouth and usually emerge in late teens or early twenties. In the past, they were useful for our more basic diet of meat and hard foods, but now they serve little purpose. Wisdom tooth removal may seem daunting but it is a common procedure.…

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How Winter Weather Can Cause Toothaches and Sensitivity

Winter Weather Can Cause Toothaches

Do your teeth ever hurt when you eat something hot or cold? When tooth enamel wears down or the gums recede, it exposes a layer of your teeth that is very sensitive to temperature changes. If something too hot or too cold touches this part of your mouth, you’ll feel some pain. But you aren’t…

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Sensitive Teeth? 4 Treatments Available

Sensitive Teeth

If you are suffering from sensitive teeth, it is most likely because your enamel has been eroded or the roots of your teeth have been exposed. While the gnawing and uncomfortable pain of this condition can often be lessened by switching to desensitizing toothpaste or reducing acid consumption, sometimes sensitive teeth can only be adequately…

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Six Reasons You Need Regular Dental Check-ups

Dental Check-ups

Having to visit the dentist every six months may not be the appointment that everyone looks forward to, but it is one of the most important ones to keep. If you have found yourself wondering what the point of having regular dental check-ups and cleanings really is, we’ve got something for you to think about.…

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