How being a woman affects your oral health

Friday, July 7, 2016

There has been lots written about the difference between men and women in the past. Who can forget that “Men are from Mars and women are from Venus”? These differences extend from likes and differences, experiences and attitude, but most importantly is the physiological difference between the sexes. As Dental Health Week is focusing on women […]

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Flossing – so much more than just a piece of string!

Wednesday, July 7, 2016

Floss, Floss, Floss! – the repetitive litany that you hear every time you see your dentist. Most dentists like me will advocate that flossing is a crucial part of your daily dental hygiene regime and quite possibly the most overlooked and skipped activity. It leads to cavities between teeth, gum disease and god forbid the […]

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Tooth Erosion v Decay: What’s the difference?

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Tooth erosion and tooth decay are two of the most common problems that people encounter with their teeth.

Many people mistake tooth erosion and tooth decay for the same ailment, using the terms interchangeably. The truth however is that although tooth erosion and tooth decay are both natural biological processes, they have two different causes and consequences.

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