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Ice-cream toothache: Cold food and drinks pain explained

Scientists believe they have worked out why biting down on ice or drinking something really cold causes excruciating pain for some people. They have located the cells and signals in sensitive teeth that detect big temperature drops and trigger toothache and brain jolt. People with dental decay are prone to it because the pathway is…

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How To Clean Your Tongue And Why You Should Do It

How often do you consciously clean your tongue with a brush or other tool? We all understand how important it is to brush your teeth each day, however the importance of cleaning your tongue is often overlooked. Are you supposed to brush your tongue each day? Yes. Here are some of the main reasons why….

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The 5 Main Reasons Not To Skip Your Dental Check Up

We understand that a visit to the dentist for a check-up is not everyone’s idea of a fun day out. One trend that we have noticed with check-ups however, is that when some patients get a tick of health, they consider skipping a check-up or two. With Covid, other patients have skipped a check up…

The Main Reasons Why A Wisdom Tooth Should Be Removed

Why do we have wisdom teeth anyway? That is a common question. It is believed the reason we have wisdom teeth is that they were more of a necessity in centuries gone by. Our ancestors had a different diet, that required a lot more chewing than is commonly needed to eat our modern-day foods. This…

What Can I Do For My Child’s Toothache?

There isn’t anybody that enjoys a toothache and for a child who might be experiencing it for the first time, it can be even worse. Toothaches can happen for a variety of reasons, and there is nothing worse than not knowing what’s wrong with your loved ones when they are in pain … Take your…

Common Questions About Brushing Teeth

How often should I brush my teeth? Most patients recognise that good brushing habits can help prevent tooth decay and gum disease. One of the most common questions we are asked by our patients is “how often should I brush my teeth?”. We recommend that our patients brush their teeth twice a day, for approximately…