• What is Orthodontics?

    What is Orthodontics?

    What is Orthodontics? Specialising in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities, orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals with problems relating to your 'bite' or 'malocclusion'. If your teeth are crooked or misaligned or if your mouth is overcrowded by your teeth, you need some form of corrective device; anRead more →
  • Should Teeth Be White?

    Should Teeth Be White?

    Should teeth be white? There is no correct shade of white for teeth; tooth enamel is made up of a mix of yellow, red and grey colours. That means tooth colour varies within your mouth and from person to person. Part of the natural aging process is for teeth to yellow and darken, and if

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  • Why is a Cracked Tooth Painful?

    Why is a Cracked Tooth Painful?

    Why is a cracked tooth painful? When a tooth is cracked it exposes the dentine (this inside of a tooth) which consists of small tubes filled with fluid that connect to the nerve pulp. When you apply and release pressure on a cracked tooth what you are doing is making the fluid in the smallRead more →
  • What is Aesthetic Dentistry?

    What is Aesthetic Dentistry?

    There are many dental procedures available that come under the heading of Aesthetic Dentistry, all of which are designed to improve the appearance of your teeth. These include teeth whitening treatments, micro-abrasion, bonding and veneers. A combination of these techniques can whiten and improve the shape and colour of your teeth; they can even closeRead more →