Gum Disease – The Two Types

Gingivitis Gingivitis starts when a bacterial growth in your mouth caused by plaque build-up and causes the gums to become inflamed. Plaque is the sticky colourless film that forms on your teeth and is where bacteria lives. If the plaque is not removed regularly by...

What Health Issues Are Caused By Poor Dental Hygiene?

Studies have shown that lack of good dental hygiene could be a possible cause of major illnesses. Even if you brush your teeth every day, you still may have bacteria growing inside your mouth. This could lead to gum disease (gingivitis). Some of the gingivitis...

Can Quitting Smoking Save Your Smile?

6 reasons to give up smoking for a better smile: Premature tooth loss Gum Disease Oral Cancer Bad breath Yellowing or stained teeth Wrinkles Tooth Loss Dentists have revealed that smokers that give up, are less likely to lose their teeth prematurely, than those who...

Ultrasonic Scalers vs Hand Scaling

Ultrasonic Scalers Ultrasonic scalers can effectively remove tartar (calculus) deposits from the teeth. A high vibration energy chips off the tartar and a water spray washes it away and keeps the tip cool. The ultrasonic scalers are just as effective for removal of...