Having recently become a mum to Ronan, I can appreciate it is not always easy to brush his teeth.Here are some top tips to help any parents out there. Use a smear of fluoride toothpaste, containing no more than 1000ppm of fluoride (first tooth to...

Bruxism (tooth grinding and clenching) can cause many problems and many people are completely unaware that it is something they are doing. Parafunction is another unconscious habit that can happen by day or night when the teeth slide around to all kinds of weird positions...

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 grinding and clenching can cause many problems. The medical term for tooth grinding and clenching is bruxism. This can happen by night or day or both and many people are unaware that it is something they are doing. The muscles involved in bruxism are the...