Playing sport is part of a healthy lifestyle, but contact sports and some other activities can put your teeth at risk of injury, from chips and cracks to knocked-out teeth.
That's why it's important that kids and adults wear a mouthguard to lower the risk of injuries and needing expensive dental tre..... Read more
Oral cancer or mouth cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. It can affect any of the soft tissues around the mouth, including the lips, cheeks, tongue and inside of the mouth.
An oral cancer screening provided by a dentist can detect the disease at an early stage when there's a greater ch..... Read more
Losing a tooth can be an upsetting experience, but trying to stay calm and knowing what to do in such a dental emergency could improve your chances of a full recovery.
Your dentist may even be able to reattach a knocked-out tooth, depending on its condition and how soon able to get to the dental cli..... Read more
Some people's gums are more prone to bleeding than others, but if your gums bleed often, you should visit your dentist for a check-up and advice. That's because bleeding gums can sometimes be a sign of gum disease or other oral health and general health problems.
Gingivitis (gum disease)
If your gum..... Read more
Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic treatment that can remove some stains and discolouration from the teeth. But like all treatments, there can be side-effects or complications.
Teeth whitening risks are reduced if you have a whitening treatment through your dentist, rather than using products bou..... Read more