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April 26, 2015

What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis?

Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called […]
April 22, 2015

What is a Root Canal Procedure?

The root canal; you may have heard of this eerie and ominous procedure.  If you have never had a root canal procedure, aka Endodontic Treatment, performed […]
April 19, 2015

Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important

of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath – but not brushing your teeth could also […]
April 19, 2015

Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important

Most of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath – but not brushing your teeth could […]
April 15, 2015

Do Dental X-rays Pose a Health Risk?

The Dental X-ray is the most commonly used preventative and diagnostic test that dentists utilize to check for tooth issues in their patients.  It is the […]
April 12, 2015

Tooth decay: sugar industry ‘behaved like tobacco manufacturers

The authors say their findings are a “historical example” of the industry’s self-interest “that can inform policy makers today” over opposition to current sugar policy proposals. […]
April 8, 2015

Reasons why you should visit a dentist

Having a fear or phobia of going to the dentist is one of many reasons why you may avoid going. For some people the cost may […]
April 5, 2015

New research into materials for tooth fillings

Tooth decay is a serious health problem and it is often necessary to repair cavities. Today they often use a composite filling material made of acrylate […]