Is tooth decay preventable?

Yes! Tooth decay can be prevented with good oral hygiene, decreasing sugary foods and drinks, fluoride and routine dental check-ups. Tooth decay begins on the outer layer of teeth, called the enamel. Plaque and sugar causes early tooth decay to progress into the deeper layers of our teeth, causing cavities, pain and tooth loss in…Read More

Why are my Teeth Staining?

Teeth acquire staining due to a variety of factors. Developmental defects, trauma to the tooth, and leaking of old fillings may require further dental treatment to reduce staining and/or treat the tooth. However, most common staining occurs through diet, and naturally as we age. Targeting specific risk factors can help us reduce staining over time,…Read More

Dental Care for Children

Routine dental check-ups are essential for children aged 2 years and older. It is a common misconception that primary or ‘baby’ teeth hold little importance compared to permanent teeth. At present, 42% of 5-10 year olds have experienced tooth decay, causing unnecessary pain, anxiety and possibly affecting the eruption of the permanent tooth underneath, leading…Read More