Erosion of teeth is described by dentists as Non Carious Tooth Surface Loss, which means teeth disappearing by another way than decay. Another term is bio-corrosion - in other words teeth corroding away due to their surrounding environment. The teeth can become very sensitive and...

Everyone knows what inflammation is like - if you hit your finger with a hammer it will swell up, get red, get hot, hurt! and it’s hard to use it. Inflammation is the body’s way of reacting to protect itself against infection, and usually it begins...

In Modern Day Dentistry, Prevention is Definitely Better than Cure. Attending regular dental hygienist appointments is a great way of maintaining a healthy mouth. Dental hygienist/therapists are in a perfect position to advise you on how to prevent gum disease and tooth decay (the 2 leading...

Tooth decay is a very common, yet, totally preventable disease. It is one of the main causes of dental pain so we thought it would be helpful to write a blog about how you can minimise your risk and maintain good dental health....

Every day we tell our patients about the link between good gum health and good general health. This was brought home last week when one gentleman remarked that ever since he’d been taking better care of his teeth and gums he hadn’t been ill at...

Our Principal Dentist at Stafford Street, Gilly gives you 10 great reasons to visit the dentist regularly including the health benefits of regular attendance to your dentist in Edinburgh. ...