All Posts in Category: General Dentistry

Dental Hygienist

7 reasons to visit your dental hygienist

Did you know that a dental hygienist can do a lot more than just scale and polish your teeth? Hygienists are specially trained professionals who are able to prevent and treat gum disease as well as provide dental advice based on your dental hygiene. In this blog, we’ll take a look at the 7 reasons why you should book in a regular visit to your dental hygienist as well as your dentist.

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What causes your teeth to become rough

Do your teeth feel smooth to the touch when you run your tongue over them? Or, do they have a rough surface? Those with rough teeth should get their teeth checked by a dentist as it is a sure sign that your teeth need some attention. In this blog, we’ll take a look at some of the common causes of tooth erosion and also some of the solutions that can help you get the smile you’ve always dreamt of.

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The daily habits you should change to protect your teeth

While visiting the dentist regularly is an essential way to keep your teeth and gums healthy, did you know that making some simple changes to your daily habits can also make a big difference? In this blog, we’ll take a look at some of the habits that are detrimental to the health of your mouth and what you can do to make yourself more aware of the harm they cause.

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Smile anxiety – what is it and what are the common causes?

Do you find it difficult to smile in public and around people you don’t know? There are a number of reasons why you could be self-conscious about your smile and in this blog we’ll take a look at some of the most common anxieties people have about their smile and potential treatments. Many people choose to hide their smile because of insecurities about the way they think their teeth look, but thankfully a lot of these fears are easy to prevent while others are perfectly natural.

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How Can I Ease My Dental Pain

Toothache is something that all of us are likely to experience at some point in our lives. It’s unpleasant, it’s disrupting – and it really hurts. However, if you’re not able to get to a dentist straight away to find out what’s causing your toothache, there are some home remedies that you can use to help manage the pain until you can get some professional help.

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Dental Pain

What To Do When You Have Dental Pain

Dental pain can be really uncomfortable – and worrying too. Sometimes there are steps that you can take to help alleviate dental pain yourself and sometimes you just need to get some professional support. If you’re suffering from dental pain then it’s key to take some action. You don’t have to go on living with the discomfort.

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Dental Hygienist

Why Become a Dental Hygienist?

The role of the dental hygienist is crucial in helping patients to get into healthy dental habits and spot any potential issues early on. It’s a job with great career prospects, plenty of patient interaction and some simple training requirements.

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3 Unusual Causes Of Dental Pain

Dental pain is something many of us underestimate – until it gets too bad to tolerate. It can come in many different forms, from sensitive gums through to pain in the teeth when you eat something hot or drink something cold. Although many of us automatically assume that dental pain means decay, that’s not always the case. Sometimes dental pain has been triggered by a more unusual cause.

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