Author: Dr Veronica Roller

A professional dental clean is a procedure undertaken by your dentist or dental hygienist in which they use professional equipment to rid your teeth and gums of plaque and tartar build up. It is important to visit your dentist for a cleaning at least...

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Inflamed gums are a common problem, with a number of different causes. So, what are they, and how, when and where do you fix them? Inflamed gums often go unnoticeable, as the inflammation may not be painful. However, it is important to catch them...

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These days there are cheaper alternatives available for both you and your children to have your teeth straightened. One of these choices being the simple option of dental plates. Apart from being less costly than fixed braces, perhaps the biggest advantage to plates is...

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Fractured teeth - it is the leading cause of tooth loss in industrialised nations. They can result from the simplest of things such as chewing hard foods, grinding your teeth at night, or it’s even a natural result of growing older. So, if a fractured tooth happens to you, what are...

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Everyone gets bad breath every now and then, but we find that the worst bad breath is a result of some form of gum disease. Gum disease can come in many forms, from the easily treatable gingivitis to the more severe cases such as periodontal disease. Bad breath in relation to gum disease comes from...

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Invisalign is a modern-day alternative to braces – they are clear, plastic aligners that are designed to straighten your teeth in perhaps as little as nine to eighteen months. With fewer disadvantages than Traditional braces, Invisalign are removable, meaning they do not make as much of an impact on...

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Lingual braces – also known as internal braces – are a lesser-known tooth straightening treatment than Traditional braces. The good news is that they are becoming more popular, especially with adults. This is due to the fact that they are basically invisible. Attached to the inside of...

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Although braces may be the traditional method for straightening crooked teeth, in modern dentistry they are not your only option. There are some alternate methods that dentists employ so that you can choose what is right for you! Different from the traditional metal braces, which are still highly effective...

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