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Dental Emergency Services..Whenever you need it

When you or a loved one is caught in a dental emergency, the last thing you’d want to hear from a dental clinic is an answering machine that says “we are closed…” When you are experiencing dental pain, it usually means immediate attention is required. Moments like these are when you’ll need an experienced and

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4 Reasons for In-Chair Teeth Whitening

Whether you want to present your best side at an important event or hoping to improve your social or professional life in general, having pristine white teeth will go a long way towards achieving your goal. There’s a reason why professional teeth whitening remains one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments around and it’s

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What are the benefits of using an Anti-Snoring Dental Appliance?

If your sleep physician has recommended oral appliance therapy as a suitable treatment option, then it is time to consider getting a quality, custom-fitted dental appliance that is right for you. There are several types of dental appliances specifically designed to treat obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), a sleeping disorder often characterised by its symptoms of

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Teeth grinding: What dental appliance can I use?

If you frequently grind or clench your teeth during sleep, that is a sign of bruxism. Untreated bruxism can lead to health conditions like headaches and jaw pains. Such nocturnal grinding can also damage existing dental work like implants or crowns, or result in cracks or chips. Most bruxers develop jaw, neck or back pains, read more

Do I need a custom sports mouthguard?

Did you know that almost half of all sporting injuries are dental-related? Some of the most common sporting injuries are chipped, broken, fractured or partial dislocation of tooth. Given the high incidence rate of dental injuries in everyday sports, it’s not far-fetched to make a customised dental mouthguard must-have protective gear for all forms of

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What happens if I neglect my gums?

Do you notice bleeding gums after flossing or brushing? Is the colour of your gums changing into a darker shade of pink? If that’s the case, you may want to get your gums checked to determine whether you may have what is known as periodontal disease – or gum disease. Most people associate a dentist

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Home vs professional teeth whitening

What are the differences between take-home teeth whitening kits and the In-chair laser treatment? That is a question that many patients have, and not least because there are myriad of teeth whitening products and brands on the market that claim many benefits. Is it true what they claim in the advertisements or just plain mumbo-jumbo? read more

What to expect for my wisdom teeth surgery?

The last permanent teeth to emerge in the mouth, wisdom teeth usually develop between the ages of 17 and 25 – although approximately a quarter to a third of the population never develops wisdom teeth. You can have up to four wisdom teeth – or none at all – located at the two ends of

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