Dental tips

How to avoid costly mistakes with your tooth straightening treatment – Part 1

The journey through brace treatment should be relatively straightforward for most patients and everyone should be really happy with the final result when the treatment is done. However for some patients their journey is not so smooth and little doubts … Read more >

Personal Goals and Motivation

The end of January is often the point at which the success of a New Year’s Resolution is measured. This measurement is gauged by asking ‘have you managed to keep up your resolution?’ The implication is that if you have … Read more >

Dairy and Teeth

‘You need calcium for strong teeth and bones.’ ‘Drink your milk; it’s good for you.’ That dairy products are regularly viewed as ‘good for’ your teeth isn’t news. However, recent dietary trends sometimes advise cutting down on dairy. So, are … Read more >

Celebrity Smiles and Common Mistakes

Recently, a survey by polled people on which celebrities had the best smiles. Topping the list for the ‘best smile’ were Christie Brinkley and Denzel Washington. What do their teeth have in common? Both are gleaming white. So what … Read more >

New Year

As 2016 approaches, many of you may be thinking about making a new year’s resolution. For some of you, this may include a new approach to the way you think about or treat your teeth. So what are some of … Read more >

Soft Drinks and Teeth

Carbonated or ‘soft’ drinks seem to be a massive part of everyday life nowadays. Some chain restaurants offer refillable options, nearly all restaurants offer them as a choice. They form part of the supermarket lunchtime meal deals… It seems just … Read more >

Braces and Timings

‘Do I need a brace? Should I get a brace?’ Opting for orthodontic intervention can seem a big decision. However, with over 200,000 children and adults having orthodontic treatment last year, more and more are making the decision to go … Read more >

Christmas Dinner

There’s a certain set of foods that many of us expect to see on the table on the 25th December. Actually, there’s a certain set of foods that many of us expect to see throughout the entirety of December. Eggnog, … Read more >

The Truth about Plaque

What is plaque and why should you care? It’s one of the words that gets bandied about on TV adverts for toothpaste, mouthwash and etcetera but can you actually define it? Most of us have a vague sense that it’s … Read more >

Crowns & Bridges and What They Mean For Your Orthodontic Treatment

Crowns and bridges are used frequently nowadays. Generally, their purposes are to either cover the tooth, strengthen it or improve its appearance. This type of dental restoration is especially popular among adults and many people are likely to need one … Read more >